Spicy Tomato Chutney

Spicy Tomato Chutney

Jun 24, 2022 Melby 0

Chutney is a condiment with a confusing identity. ~ Andrew Wheeler ~   Our family fridge hides at least half a shelf of condiment bottles […]

Classic Asparagus Tart

Classic Asparagus Tart

Apr 29, 2022 Melby 0

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts. ~ Charles Lamb ~   The English author Charles Lamb’s quote makes me feel quite pleased. I was worried what a […]

One Pot Pasta

Mar 10, 2022 Melby 0

At first I thought I was having trouble understanding his Italian. But, Matteo confirmed that yes, it was a shallow skillet, long noodles, with a […]

A Jar of Hope

Soup in a Jar

Feb 21, 2022 Melby 0

Even the best cooking pot will not produce food ~African Proverb ~   If you have lived in Africa your whole life as I have, […]

Crumbed Hake Bake

Crumbed Hake Bake

Feb 10, 2022 Melby 0

More creatures live in the oceans than on land, with over 12 000 marine species in South African waters alone. ~WWF South Africa (www.wwf.org.za) ~ […]

Loadshedding Meal Ideas

Loadshedding Menu Ideas

Nov 11, 2021 Melby 0

Loadshedding is ‘n moerse turn off ~ Idees_vol_Vrees ~   Ah, I see the resignation in the eyes of the South Africans reading this post […]

Cremora Tart

Cremora Tart

Aug 31, 2021 Melby 0

It’s not inside, it’s onnnnnnn top! ~ Cremora TV advert ~   If you are South African, you might have grown up watching a TV […]

Rooibos Onion Jam

Rooibos Onion Jam

Jun 17, 2021 Melby 0

“Ogres are like onions. Onions have layers. Ogres have layers. You get it? We both have layers.” ~Shrek (2001)~     I very often have […]