Spicy Tomato Chutney

Spicy Tomato Chutney

June 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 […]

A Jar of Hope

Soup in a Jar

February 21, 2022 Melby 4

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

Loadshedding Meal Ideas

Loadshedding Menu Ideas

November 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 […]

Rooibos Onion Jam

Rooibos Onion Jam

June 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 […]

Soft-boiled Eggs

Soft-boiled Eggs

September 16, 2020 Melby 0

Eggs and Oaths are easily broken. ~ Proverb ~   This is the problem with me and eggs: I love them – especially Soft-boiled Eggs, […]

Taco Seasoning

Taco Seasoning

July 29, 2020 Melby 1

You cannot make everybody happy, you are not a taco ~ Unknown ~   I am soon going to have to make a menu option […]

Two-minute mayonnaise

Two-Minute Mayonnaise

March 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 […]