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

Falafel

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 […]

Malva pudding with custard

Malva Pudding

Feb 3, 2020 Melby 4

“Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” ~ Ernestine Ulmer ~ Malva must mean “lekker” I am actually not a dessert person. If there is a […]

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 […]

Cheese Muffins

Cheese Muffins

Nov 18, 2019 Melby 0

“The secret ingredient is always cheese” ~ Anonymous ~ My Cheese Muffin recipe also comes out of my mother’s recipe scrapbook. It was actually a recipe […]

Apple Cake

Apple Cake

Nov 18, 2019 Melby 3

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” ~ Carl Sagan ~ I have this recipe for […]