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, […]

Crumbed Hake Bake

Crumbed Hake Bake

February 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

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 […]

No-churn Ice Cream

No-churn Ice Cream

October 5, 2021 Melby 0

My head says go to the gym, my heart says eat more ice cream! ~ Internet quote ~   If you do an internet search […]

Cremora Tart

Cremora Tart

August 31, 2021 Melby 16

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

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 […]

Retro Custard

Retro Custard

May 18, 2021 Melby 0

Custard: A detestable substance produced by a malevolent conspiracy of the hen, the cow, and the cook. ~ Ambrose Bierce, American Author ~   When […]

Baked Feta Pasta

Baked Feta Pasta

March 4, 2021 Melby 0

The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow. ~ Bill Gates ~   Hmmm, never thought I would be quoting […]