September 14, 2015

Monsieur Onion

We love onions. We were going to name one of our children Onions but after some thought we agreed that it would have made school a […]
September 7, 2015

The sweet and sauer cabbage

As one of the oldest and most underrated vegetables available, it is easy to overlook the humble cabbage when compiling a list of ‘things I really […]
June 17, 2014

Fast food cooked slow

Our baby turned 4 last week and through all the emotion and celebration of the magnificent moment she entered this world, we had the coldest spell […]
June 9, 2014

Dark mornings, cold evenings and creamy celery soup

It feels like winter doesn’t it? Somehow there’s a hush as the world around us wants to sleep. Yes, of course life continues it ferocious pace […]
May 24, 2014

Post-yoga chia pudding

  Boy oh boy, what an excessive time of indulgence it has been of late! So many celebrations and then just throwing caution to the wind […]
May 11, 2014

Overdue catch up and a banting cottage pie

Hello again to all our Food Fans, we have missed you! All these short weeks have everyone in a slightly quirky rhythm it seems – I […]
March 31, 2014

The Spice Affair continues: yoghurt chicken curry

For me there is nothing like a bit of spice to make me feel a little better. Whether it is a sprinkling of cayenne pepper on […]
March 11, 2014

Feel-good Spicy Asian broth

The sky is grey and once again, the rain beats down. I am inside on the couch, admiring the beauty outside and thinking about how all […]
March 3, 2014

Endless ways with eggplant

  Whether you call it eggplant or aubergine or even melanzana, it makes no difference – if you cook it right, few vegetables taste as sweet! […]
February 24, 2014

Thai green curry – comfort food with ZING

Comfort food for me will almost always come out tops. It is because comfort food is about more than just the food, it is about sensory […]
February 17, 2014

Zingy zucchini and ravishing radicchio

It is February and already people all over Joburg are longing for a holiday! You may be pondering the lazy spirits of us city dwellers as […]
February 9, 2014

The Humble Chicken a la King

Sometimes I want to cook and eat simple food. Sometimes the idea of ‘nursery school food’ even is appealing. Yes, go ahead, laugh, but I’m sure […]