Feeding my hungry husband, one meal at a time.

Month: July 2017

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017: Cape Town Regional Finals

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017: Cape Town Regional Finals

The Unilever Chef of the Year competition is 42 years old and is considered one of South Africa’s most prestigious culinary awards. It has been the stepping stone for some of South Africa’s most loved Chefs, including Reuben Riffel who won in 2007. Experienced industry […]

Clicks Product Review: D’licious Biscuit Range

Clicks Product Review: D’licious Biscuit Range

The Clicks D’licious range has expanded from Wafers and Chocolates to include 5 new cookie flavours. They are currently on promotion until 23.07.2017 as a Buy 3 for 2 special. Not pictured but included in the range are Chocolate Hazelnut and White Chocolate & Cranberry […]

Chicken & Corn Soup

Chicken & Corn Soup

This is a spur of the moment post, hubby has come down with a case of the man flu and I have been struggling to get him to eat anything. This chicken and corn soup is really easy to make and is perfect for moments […]

Roasted Broccoli & Quinoa Salad

Roasted Broccoli & Quinoa Salad

Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wa) is technically a seed and not a grain. If you suffer from Celiac disease or have a wheat intolerance, this is a great substitute as it is gluten free. It is not the cheapest ingredient but a little goes a long way […]

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

This tomato sauce is a dream to make and tastes even better. The addition of sun-dried tomatoes  adds warmth and earthiness to this sauce. “Arrabbiata” means angry in Italian according to Wikipedia and refers to the chili in this recipe. Add any pasta you like […]

Chicken Akhni

Chicken Akhni

Akhni is a rice dish made from essentially an Aloo Ghost (Chicken & Potato curry) mixed with cooked rice. Akhni varies from province to province. I’m sure each family will have a different recipe depending on their heritage. For example the Cape Malay version is […]

Zucchini Brownies – Gluten & Sugar Free

Zucchini Brownies – Gluten & Sugar Free

My Mother found this lovely recipe on Pinterest. I could not believe it was gluten and sugar free. Best of all it has a hidden ingredient – Zucchini – that keeps it moist. Your family won’t know that they’re eating vegetables (unless you tell them)! […]

Wanna Be Laksa

Wanna Be Laksa

Laksa is a spicy Malaysian soup. Common ingredients include: rice noodles, chicken/ prawns/ tofu, lime juice, curry paste, fish sauce and coconut milk. This is my “I wanna be a Laksa when I grow up” but I’m really a thinner Thai Red Curry. Nevertheless it was […]