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Asian BBQ Chicken Wings – Perfect for the braai!

The pursuit for the best bbq chicken wings recipe is a time-taxing feat! For me, they have to  be a combination of sweet and spicy, with a strong savoury base. I’ve tried tons of recipes, but the result was definitely best when I randomly threw together a few things out of desperation. Everything was available… Read more »

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Banoffee Chia Pudding Pie

Is it a pudding? Is it a pie?? It’s neither. And both!! Ashamedly, as popular as chia seeds have become over the past year, I’ve only recently begun experimenting with them – and I love them! But, I’ve discovered a chia pudding search on Google will leave you utterly overwhelmed. So instead of copying a… Read more »

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Chicken Parmigiana Burgers

These chicken parmigiana burgers are a wonderful fusion of Italian and American cuisines, and one which I’m sure neither nation would be particularly proud of! However, I dare either to dislike it! Upon devouring, you’ll surely wonder why you’ve never put chicken parmigiana between bread before! It has everything required for the makings of a… Read more »

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Bacon and Broccoli Cheddar Bake Soup

This bacon and broccoli cheddar bake soup is pretty much a cheesy broccoli bake in liquid form! I know that doesn’t sound extremely appetizing, but stay with me.. I started off with the intention of making a classic broccoli soup, and ended up with something far more interesting. It’s amazing what you can do with… Read more »

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Thai Peanut & Coconut Beef Curry

This Thai Peanut and Coconut Beef Curry was inspired by a West African Chicken Curry I made a couple of weeks ago. Although I loved the African version, I thought the flavours could use some lifting. The meal felt kinda heavy to me, and I just knew that a Thai twist would breathe new life… Read more »

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Black Forest Hot Chocolate

The traditional Black Forest Gateau has solidified chocolate and cherries as soulmates. But when the effort of creating a cake simply won’t do, this Black Forest hot chocolate is the perfect fix. It’s incredibly indulgent and serves more as a dessert than a warm beverage. The titillating trio of chocolate, cream, and cherries will have… Read more »

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Pork, Apple, and Ale Pie with Cauli Crust

This pork, apple, and ale pie is perfect for banting if you’re that way inclined. It boasts tons of fat courtesy of smoky kassler chops, and a coupl’a cups of cream. Plus, the toasty mustard and cauliflower top is carb free! With apples currently in season, this is the ultimate autumnal feast. Whether you’re banting… Read more »

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Grilled Cheese – My Ultimate

My ultimate grilled cheese contains salty cheddar (lots of it!), sweet caramelised onions, meaty biltong shavings, and piquant jalapeño – this ain’t no 90’s snackwich! YOUR ultimate grilled cheese may differ, but this will definitely place in your top three at least. One friend had this to say about my grilled cheese: “You know when… Read more »

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Cheat’s Peri Peri Chicken Livers

If there’s one thing I look forward to even more than homemade soup in winter, it’s peri peri chicken livers! They’re spicy, slightly boozy, and accompanied by bread – what more could you ask for when a certain bone-chilling freeze sets in??! Mine is a cheat’s peri peri chicken livers version because it’s ridiculously easy… Read more »

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Garlic and Chilli Pasta

This garlic and chilli pasta is a take on the traditional Italian Aglio pasta. An Aglio pasta has come to be known as any pasta that has a flavoured olive oil “coating” instead of an actual sauce. The lack of heavy sauce makes this pasta light and incredibly easy to make. This also happens to… Read more »