Feeding my hungry husband, one meal at a time.

Month: January 2017

Creamy Tomato Pasta

Creamy Tomato Pasta

One of my friends – Nina Septoe, told me about this recipe a while back and I can’t get enough of it. So much so, that I make it at least once a month. This recipe uses really simple ingredients to get a surprisingly authentic […]

Pad Thai

Pad Thai

One of my favourite Asian dishes to eat is Pad Thai. I love Simply Asia but can’t always justify the R80 price tag per person. Here’s how I make enough for two people with leftovers for the same cost. Pad Thai: 3x Rice Stick Noodle […]

Cheat Seekh

Cheat Seekh

You know those days when you take something out of the freezer and put it in the fridge because you’re planning on making it the next day…and the next day arrives and you don’t feel like eating it anymore? Well that’s how this dish came […]

Beef Fillet with all the sides you really want to eat

Beef Fillet with all the sides you really want to eat

This is the last of my Christmas Dinner posts. For the main course, I wanted to make something different (read non-indian) and thought this would go well with the risotto as it’s filling and not too heavy on the carbs. Beef Fillet: I bought 600g […]

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Last year I attended a Cuppa for Cansa High Tea at Tokai Melomed, which Kamini Pather hosted. She demo’d Risotto Milanese which is a traditional Italian dish flavoured with Saffron. The addition of Garam Masala was inspired by Biryani flavours. I couldn’t see much from […]