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Fritata for a lazy summer brunch….

I have recently discovered that Fritata is a great way to use up all that left overs that tend to sit in your refrigerator.  I had my in-laws over for dinner a few nights ago and made some pork fillet for them.  Although everyone enjoyed it thoroughly some of it ended up in the fridge.  So yesterday morning… Continue reading Fritata for a lazy summer brunch….

Comfort food · Laid Back Food

Rustic One Pan Chicken Roast

As I am sitting here I am happy to announce that we have been blessed with a holiday at one of the most beautiful parts of South-Africa, Kwazulu, Natal.  It has been quite cool in the rest of our otherwise sunny country, but fortunately we have not felt too much of the cold snap here… Continue reading Rustic One Pan Chicken Roast

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Mexican Chili with Tomato Salsa

I have been getting that feeling for a while now.... it is time to still my need for chili and Mexican food.   Fresh Mexican food, not just tacos that come in a shop-bought-kit with  spices and one or another suspicious sauce... but  homemade with lots of zesty limes,  sweet tomatoes, freshly roasted spices, golden cheddar cheese and of… Continue reading Mexican Chili with Tomato Salsa

Laid Back Food · Sweets for my sweet

Melkkos

The winter has been creeping up on us slowly but surely....  This is one of my favorite winter comforts.  For those of you Non-South Africans that are confused with the title:  "Melkkos" literally translates to milk-food.   Melkkos  (also called Boeber) is a thick milk mixture made with butter rubbed into flour, thin strips of  dough, or… Continue reading Melkkos

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Chocolate and Marshmallow Camp Bananas over the coals

This is one of those recipes that I am not even sure can be called a recipe.  I am not sure where or when I first saw or ate this but it has been part of our barbecue (braai in  my home language, Afrikaans)-repertoire for a very long time now.  I thought that most South-Africans were relatively… Continue reading Chocolate and Marshmallow Camp Bananas over the coals

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Cheesy Double Pizza Wraps with Chicken

This is another one of my quick Sunday evening or Saturday-lunch favorites.  I find the thought of  melty, oozy cheese always extremely comforting, therefore this is just the thing to help me cope  with my Sunday evening blues.   The great thing about this almost quesadilla-like  meal is that you have endless possibilities with fillings.… Continue reading Cheesy Double Pizza Wraps with Chicken

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Fresh Figs, Smoked Chicken and Goat’s Cheese on Ciabatta

Hello all you beautiful  readers.   I hope all is well and all have been munching away this Easter.  I myself had a tremendous time in the Eastern Cape!  What a beautiful part of South Africa!  Long white sandy beaches and dunes, and on a clear day I have never seen the seas  nor the… Continue reading Fresh Figs, Smoked Chicken and Goat’s Cheese on Ciabatta