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Easy Tuna Fishcakes

Easy Tuna Fishcakes

I love a good old fashioned fishcake, but I have no patience. Most recipes require you to cook the fish or cut it into pieces and I rarely have fresh fish unless we are eating out. My go to are these tuna fishcakes. Read all […]

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 […]

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

You guys know I love pasta, but with water restrictions in place it’s a waste of water to boil pasta. This stovetop Mac and Cheese doesn’t waste a single drop and plus its so easy and saves time you won’t be making it any other […]

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 […]

Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

This delicious Thai Basil Chicken from The Woks of Life takes only 10 minutes to prepare. Make sure you have your mise en place ready because once you start cooking it goes pretty quickly! I used 2 garlic cloves instead of 5, added cashews and […]

My Big Fat Asian Dinner

My Big Fat Asian Dinner

If you have been following my Instastories for the past few weeks, you would have seen that November has been a pretty rough month for me work wise. I’ve literally had to take a step back from the blog, cooking, doing anything remotely fun in […]

Thai Sweetcorn Fritters {Tod Man Khao Pod}

Thai Sweetcorn Fritters {Tod Man Khao Pod}

If you’ve been to Thailand or eaten at Simply Asia you would know about these little sweet corn cakes. They are often served as street food or as a starter at Simply Asia with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. Our South African version of a […]

Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein

I made these noodles two weeks ago. To be honest, I didn’t know what it was going to be when I started cooking. We had gone out and got home quite late and I ended up cooking in a rush which resulted in me taking […]