Cook & Enjoy

I am so chuffed! This weekend I found that the old favourite South African cookbook Kook en Geniet has been revised and published in English! We always used to cook out of my mother’s Afrikaans Kook en Geniet when growing up and especially loved their pannekoek (pancake) recipe… I could not be happier, except if […]

Gingko

Nico took me out as a surprise to celebrate the start of our holiday this past week. And what a delightful surprise it turned out to be when we stopped at Gingko. I love trying out new places, especially laid-back cafe-style restaurants. Gingko is an organic and vegetarian eatery with a small deli / shop […]

Pasta surprise

Nico was out working late the other night, so I decided to experiment with some ingredients that were about to get up and walk out of the fridge by themselves. As appetizing as that sounds, I can’t say that my dinner was delicious. Yes, it provided nourishment and didn’t taste too bad… but delicious it […]

Butternut soup

The cold fronts are starting to bring in chilly wintry weather, and with the icy winds comes a yearning for warm comforting nourishment. What better than to start off the cold season with a lovely soup? Ingredients: 700g Woolworths butternut soup mix (72% butternut, sweet potatoes, onions, potatoes, celery) 1 orange’s rind grated 30g butter […]