Feeding my hungry husband, one meal at a time.

Month: January 2018

Hungry For Halaal Meetup: Mugg & Bean Kenilworth Centre

Hungry For Halaal Meetup: Mugg & Bean Kenilworth Centre

It was a pleasant surprise when Dilshad from Hungry for Halaal invited me to a blogger meetup in November last year. I would have the opportunity to taste the new Mugg & Bean Summer Menu at Kenilworth Centre before anyone else! Since I had never […]

Same Same But Different!

Same Same But Different!

I’m calling this series “Same Same But Different” because I’m using the same ingredients in two ways. They will be tagged in order to make searching easier for you. I love eating different cuisines and tend to get bored easily. Most of what I cook […]

Shrimp Akhni

Shrimp Akhni

This dish is loosely based on my Nanima’s Prawn Akhni. You could easily use prawn meat instead but I used shrimp just because of #Januworry. You can buy a packet of Shrimp meat for R34,99 as opposed to 500g of Prawns for R99. As a […]

Chilli Con Carne Bowls

Chilli Con Carne Bowls

I can’t sell these bowls to you in any other way but to say look at the pictures, I guarantee they are delicious. Topped with cheese, coriander, spring onion, guacamole and corn chips it is spicy, has a great balance between soft and crunchy textures […]

Healthy Eating and Cooking Tips for #Glowcleanse

Healthy Eating and Cooking Tips for #Glowcleanse

I started this post as a recipe/guideline on how to cook healthier chicken. Half-way through I was inspired to turn it into a healthy cooking guide for everyone on the Glow Cleanse or who is trying to eat healthier, ’cause you know 2018 goals. Healthy […]

Chinese Chicken & Rice with Stir-fry Vegetables

Chinese Chicken & Rice with Stir-fry Vegetables

I don’t think this recipe is traditional Chinese in any way and I have no idea where it originated from but everyone in my family makes it and it is everyones favourite (not exaggerating lol). The main component that makes this a Chinese inspired dish […]

Carrot Cake Muffins {Sugar Free}

Carrot Cake Muffins {Sugar Free}

Whenever I buy carrots I always prefer to bake with them than to cook with them. I usually make high fibre muffins as they make for a quick breakfast, tea time snack and a lunchbox filler. With everyone trying to eat less sugar, these reminded […]

Butter Beans Curry

Butter Beans Curry

Deep down, I really enjoy eating simple food. People often ask me what’s my favourite food to eat because of my job, and while I do love trying new places to eat, food that I grew up eating is my favourite. This butter beans curry […]

The Annual Anwar Christmas Dinner 2017

The Annual Anwar Christmas Dinner 2017

In 2016, we started a tradition of inviting our family over for Christmas. Since his family is overseas  our first dinner was just my immediate family. I made the starter and main course and my sister made the dessert. It was a really nice way […]

Apple, Cranberry & Pecan Salad

Apple, Cranberry & Pecan Salad

I will be honest and say that I got this recipe from Kitchen Queens. I remember seeing it a while ago and thinking what a fantastic combination of ingredients. It ended up being the perfect Christmas themed salad for our dinner party. The original recipe […]