Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Vegetarian Lentil Soup

July 6, 2020 Melby 0

Lentils are friendly – the Miss Congeniality of the bean world. ~ Laurie Colwin ~ In my post about Quick Minestrone Soup, I mention that […]

Chocolate Crunchies

Chocolate Crunchies

April 16, 2020 Melby 0

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. ~ Barbara Johnson ~   I must admit, I have never been satisfied with just one […]

Curry chicken potjie

Curry Chicken Potjie

March 31, 2020 Melby 1

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 […]



March 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 […]

Milk tart slice

Milk Tart

February 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 […]

Malva pudding with custard

Malva Pudding

February 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 […]