Curry chicken potjie

Curry Chicken Potjie

Mar 31, 2020 Melby 0

When you’re down on your luck and you’ve lost all your dreams there’s nothing like a campfire and a can of beans. Tom Waits, Lucky […]

Two-minute mayonnaise

Two-Minute Mayonnaise

Mar 25, 2020 Melby 0

What did the mayonnaise say when the refrigerator was opened? “Close the door, I’m dressing!” ~ Unknown ~   Okay sorry about that! I couldn’t […]



Mar 25, 2020 Melby 2

Chakalaka is a South African vegetable relish, usually spicy, that is traditionally served with bread, pap, samp, stews, or curries.  ~ Wikipedia ~   I’ve never really been a fan Years ago […]

Freshly baked scones

Perfect Scones

Mar 19, 2020 Melby 0

“I asked the maid in dulcet tone To order me a buttered scone; The silly girl has been and gone And ordered me a buttered […]

Green Veggie Soup

Green Veggie Soup

Mar 12, 2020 Melby 0

Soup is like duct tape – it fixes everything! ~ Unknown ~   I really think there are times when only soup can properly fix […]

Bran and Honey loaf

Bran and Honey Loaf

Mar 5, 2020 Melby 0

Tiggers don’t like honey. ~ A A Milne ~   Hmmm, I am not surprised, Tigger. I also don’t like honey. It’s got too much […]

Slice of chicken pie with flaky pastry

Chicken Pie

Mar 4, 2020 Melby 0

Life is too short for celery sticks and cheap wine. ~ Anonymous ~   There are few things as comforting and delicious as Chicken Pie. […]

Hot Water Pastry

Hot Water Pastry

Mar 1, 2020 Melby 2

Promises and pie-crust are made to be broken. ~ Jonathan Swift ~   A flaky (pastry) start My granny’s pastry recipe has been the pastry […]