Too easy – Homemade pickled beetroot and homemade mayo

I was off sick all last week, I’m still in recovery mode but back at work grrr! Being home alone was pleasant as I got to rest which was LONG overdue.

I decided to throw together 2 simple condiments; firstly coz I ran out of my fav – Hellmans Mayo and secondly I had an excess of beetroot with no direction. (more…)

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly…

The following recipe attempt was a semi-fail :-/ but kinda worked out in the end…

I was doing grocery shopping and came across granadillas; the idea came to me to make either a granadilla mousse or panna cotta. I set time aside one evening and decided on the panna cotta as it looks soooo good all cooking shows I’ve watched. (more…)

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Not yo' average tomatoe soup

With the evenings being soooo cold I thought this would be a good time to try out this tomatoe and red pepper soup. It’s really soooo cold at night I even went to bed with my coat on!  I started this soup on Sunday afternoon as I need good light while using my phone to take half decent pictures. We were then invited to a braai so had to put  the cooking on hold, hence the end result pic looking a bit blegh as it was dark… (more…)

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Walking on air Eclair

Sundays are usually set aside for chilling HARD, eating LOADS and also mostly recovering from Friday and Saturday night. While watching the regular show (it’s really everything!) my partner suggested I make chocolate eclairs – his childhood fav. Now his mother is a master baker so the pressure was ON. (more…)

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