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 […]

Milk tart slice

Milk Tart

Feb 23, 2020 Melby 0

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. ~ Virginia Woolf ~   To say South Africans get obsessed […]

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 […]

Falafel with sweet chili sauce


Feb 8, 2020 Melby 0

The greatest dishes are very simple. ~ Auguste Escoffier ~   Falafel Confessions I will admit to finding falafel in a desperate search when faced […]