What’s Cooking: Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This is my go to salad on a hot day or night when I want to dine in and most of the ingredients are what you have in the cupboard and just need to whip up something quick and satisfying. Total Time: 15 Minutes Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS A packet of frozen prawns or shrimp 2…

A Mauritian Beach Day

A beach holiday means plenty of swimming, sunsets, sunrises, seafood, tanning and cocktails which Mauritius gave me in abundance. We were staying at one of the beautiful villas in Mont Choisy which is a 2 minute walk to the beach. Mont Choisy has the longest beach in the north of Mauritius which forms an arc,…

What’s Cooking: Potato Soup

Ah the potato! That wonderful plant that we made chips with. Really wanted to make something simple but full of flavour and all I had was mostly potatoes to work with so soup it would be. I had never made it before but it is easy to make like most soups. With so many delicious…

Pink Smoothie Bowl

Not sure if it’s the usually hot weather that’s making the bananas go bad quickly but as a result I have resorted to freezing them in order to make smoothies and dairy free ice cream. Seen smoothie bowls all over instagram and I wanted to have a go at making one or three. Fyi the…

The St Patrick’s Ball

March 17 is St Patrick’s Day which is a global celebration of the Irish culture. It particularly remembers Saint Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. It is customary to wear green clothing or accessories as Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock (a green…

Food: Healthy Options at the Deli

The Deli’s latest opening is in the leopards hill area of Lusaka just at the turning to the left where you have the Amaka Crossfit sign. It is almost completely hidden as no signage yet but know it’s in the same entrance as Amaka crossfit and the Montessori school. The surprise is that I never…

An Art Gallery Lunch

As much as it is nice to dress up and go somewhere fancy to eat, sometimes all you want is to relax on a sunny Saturday afternoon, whilst sitting against the backdrop of simulating Zambian art and with the right amount of shade cover from a 100-year-old frangipani tree. 37 D Gallery now offers just…

Food: Antipasto Party Wreath

The wreath is traditionally a Christmas decoration placed on a door. As Janworry is all about making savings, I wanted to do something with all the leftover rosemary and thyme from the epic Christmas dinner. An antipasto (plural antipasti) wreath was just the thing, due to its shape I figured I should have a stylish…

Sushi Goals

Summer in the southern hemisphere is the gift that just keeps on giving but I have been feeling a bit under the weather and had major cabin fever. There was a need to go out and have something to eat other than fruit and juice, besides I was not in the mood for any hot…

What’s Cooking: Thai Chicken Meatballs

Our lives revolve around food it brings people together whether its something big or small, fills you up and puts a smile on your face. My relationship with food has mostly been about been what I can and cannot eat. Now this recipe I love, can’t remember where I got from. I have however added…