CORN FRITTERS

CORN FRITTERS – Gwyneth Paltrow Who else loves corn fritters !!!!!   I’ve made these delicious ones a few times and they’re flop proof and absolutely yummy. 4 fresh corn cobs, husks removed 1 organic large egg 35 gm Parmesan cheese, grated 25 gm Cheddar cheese, grated 2 spring onions (white and green parts), finely sliced 25…

KA PA TÉE – it’s a “tea-volution”

“Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cozy, doesn’t try it on”                   ~Billy Connolly Ka Pa Tée  is a hidden gem located just off the busy St George’s Mall area in the heart of the Cape Town CBD. There is a…

BOSJES – Devine Inspiration

Psalm 36:7 – “How precious, O God, is your constant love! We find protection under the shadow of your wings.” From the moment I saw this building on Instagram, I knew that I had to plan a visit … A little over an hours drive from Cape Town and situated on a wine farm outside…

TEA UNDER THE TREES – step through the looking glass

So, occasionally, I go out and don’t drink wine! On those occasions, I drink tea! I had passed Tea Under The Trees whilst coming back from looking at a gorgeous wedding venue in Wellington (but I’ll leave that for another post).  So one lovely sunny day, my daughter Kerry and I decided to venture out…

Mango Chili Chutney

  As a born and bred “banana girl”, I just adore tropical fruit and especially MANGO. My nanna had a huge mango tree growing at the bottom of her garden in Escombe and in the 70’s, children were seen and not heard. So, whenever we children went to her home for a visit, we were…

Vindaye de Poisson

So I just love a good pickled fish but I’ve yet to find a commercial one that ticks all my boxes.  They’re either too sweet, lacking flavour or are drowned in a liquid they call sauce.  Then I found this recipe …  It’s perfect for my healthy eating start to the new year and my…

Zucchini Fritters

I’m always looking for new ways to use zucchini and these eezy peezy fritters are the bomb. They are wonderfully nutritious, low in calories and the perfect way to sneak in some veggies for those picky eaters. The best part is, you can serve them as a snack, an appetizer, or even a light lunch!  …

Nigella’s Christmas Rocky Road

Every year as Christmas draws closer I get asked … “Are you making Rocky Road again this year?  Aaah pleeeeease”.   So every year it’s the one item that always seems to make it’s way onto my Christmas no-bake To Do list.  For those that know me, will know that I’m seriously not a baker.  Yes…

Chickpea, Avocado and Feta Salad

It’s summer. Summer means hot. Very hot. Summer means too hot for using the oven. Summer means braai’s and mozzies. Summer means swimming, sunburn and ice lollies. Summer means salad. Lots of salad. Lots and lots of salad. This salad has got to be one of the tastiest – and easiest and cheapest (when avo’s…