Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad

Apr 6, 2020 Melby 0

“It takes four men to dress a salad: a wise man for the salt, a madman for the pepper, a miser for the vinegar, and a […]

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 […]

Chakalaka

Chakalaka

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 […]

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. […]

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Feb 14, 2020 Melby 0

“Never eat more than you can lift.” ~ Miss Piggy ~   Eggplant = aubergine = brinjal = melanzane Let’s face it – eggplant is […]

Mexican Rice

Mexican Rice

Feb 2, 2020 Melby 0

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention […]

Drunken Beans

Drunken Beans

Feb 2, 2020 Melby 0

Life without Mexican food is like no life at all. ~ Anonymous ~ South Africans eating Mexican? South Africa has it’s fair share of Mexican […]

Pasta with a creamy tomato sauce

Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce

Feb 2, 2020 Melby 0

“Life is a combination of magic and pasta” ~ Federico Fellini ~ It’s basic, but priceless: creamy tomato pasta sauce! I don’t think there is […]

Jar of tomato sauce with two cherry tomatoes outside the jar

Home-made Tomato Sauce

Nov 18, 2019 Melby 0

“A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins.” ~ Laurie Colwin, ‘Home Cooking’ ~ At last! A recipe actually created by me! But […]