February 3, 2014

Spicy in-laws and sweet potatoes

In-laws hey. The poor maligned family members who always seem to get the raw end of the deal! As I write this I hear many of […]
January 26, 2014

The seasons change – morogo in our kitchens

Wow, are we grateful for our cold room! In the intense heat Joburg has been experiencing, our farmers battle to save their crops, suburbia battles to […]
January 20, 2014

Say hello to okra

I grew up in a family who loved food. I spent much of my childhood watching one of my grandmothers, aunts or uncles, or my father […]
January 13, 2014

New Year Cleansing Watercress Soup

Deep breath… It’s 2014. A brand new start, an opportunity to reinvent ourselves and our lives. The chance to live a little better, to make better […]
December 2, 2013

Beautiful breasts on a bed of green

Phew!… it has been HOT! The white-hot pace of life and the weather too. When it gets like this all I want to do is float […]
November 25, 2013

Beautiful peppers all dressed up

I just love recipe books. I really do, I can read one any time, any day. I have many of them. Some people come visit and […]
November 18, 2013

Summertime watermelon salad

It’s summertime and although the livin’ ain’t easy just quite yet, the promise of the upcoming holiday and festivities hangs heavily in the air. It has […]
November 11, 2013

Playing ketchup

At this time of year when summer starts hitting her stride, we start preparing for her bounty! We waited expectantly, watched the rains, bemoaned the hails […]
November 4, 2013

Halloween Feast pt.2 – Stormy Weather & Pumpkin Pie

WARNING: This is not seasonal eating! This is FUN!  As I sit on the couch with a mug of hot rooibos chai and snuggle up with […]
November 4, 2013

Halloween Feast pt.1 – Gory Tomato Soup

As the end of October creeps around I start to get stupidly excited. Part of it is just the kid in me – the many reasons […]
October 29, 2013

Summer sun pasta

On days like this, when the sun beats down mercilessly from our glorious African skies, all I really feel like consuming are tall, cool drinks and […]
October 7, 2013

Roast – Sunday and any day

I love a roast. I love the act of preparing food, getting everything ready and then putting it in the oven and letting it slowly do […]