Feeding my hungry husband, one meal at a time.

Month: April 2018

My Favourite Flourless Brownies

My Favourite Flourless Brownies

One of the first food bloggers I started to follow was Gina Homolka from Skinny Taste. She took favourite recipes and gave them a healthy spin. They were always easy to make and didn’t use complicated ingredients. I loved that they were all family style […]

Ramadan Recipes 2018

Ramadan Recipes 2018

Ramadan Mubarak! Today is the 15th of April and with almost exactly a month to go for Ramadan 2018, I thought I would compile a PDF of my favourite Sehri and Iftar recipes. You can print it out, keep it in a file, keep it […]

Beginner Ramen

Beginner Ramen

I’ve been watching a lot of Netflix’s Chef’s Table and all other food shows I can get my hands on and the episode with Ivan Orkin intrigued me. This is one dish I have never tried making before. I’m calling it beginner ramen because this […]

Epic Shrimp Masala

Epic Shrimp Masala

It was one of those days where I finished late, still had to get groceries before I got home and really didn’t feel like cooking but did not care for take out. One of my favourite things to order from Bibi’s Kitchen in Wynberg is […]

Four Tins, Eight dishes

Four Tins, Eight dishes

It seems like a lifetime ago that I was on holiday, but in reality I only went back to work on Tuesday. This week has been exceptionally busy with my students doing their practical exams on Tuesday and Wednesday morning and the rest of the […]

Creamy Chicken & Corn Chowder

Creamy Chicken & Corn Chowder

If you are South African, you would have probably eaten a version of this soup before. It would most likely use a packet of Knorr Thick Vegetable soup mix. This recipe is an homage to that recipe but uses made from scratch ingredients. No soup […]

Macaroni & Mince Soup

Macaroni & Mince Soup

This soup is like bolognese, but the soup version. I wanted to have pasta and hungrybae wanted to have soup, thus this Franken dish was born. It seems strange but was actually quite satisfying and comforting. Bonus points for the next day as the pasta […]

Hot Cross Bun Pudding with Orange Blossom Water

Hot Cross Bun Pudding with Orange Blossom Water

I have been meaning to post this recipe for the entire week leading up to Easter weekend. This last week of work ended up being so hectic that I was completely exhausted. I eventually ended up making them today, Easter Sunday but still think the […]