Recreating Mum’s Peanut Butter Chicken Dish

My mum passed away twenty-four years ago this month, and I had a memory of how she used to make this peanut butter chicken dish, remember the smell like it was yesterday. Paying homage to her memory by recreating the flavours and taste how I recall them. Added spices and hot chilli sauce courtesy of…

Winter Soup Made with Garden Cherry Tomatoes

Ever since I started cultivating a home garden, tomatoes have become my favorite summertime treat as they’re just so sweet, juicy and delicious. But when winter comes around, I’m sad to say goodbye to my tomatoes. So this dish is the perfect alternative for those of you who are in the same boat as me….

Chia Seed, Fruit and Spinach Breakfast Smoothie

Everyone has a favourite go-to smoothie recipe that they always make my preference is to have it as a breakfast option on a summer morning when it is too hot. I do enjoy a good tasting smoothie of fruit and spinach or kale mixture because it provides protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. One thing that’s…

A Janworry Budget Friendly Weekday Meal

We worry in January (Janworry) as it is a long and not so easy month, folks are stretching themselves with schools fees, fuel costs, bills, living expenses and just trying to survive. I was asked to come up with a simple budget friendly recipe because the price of things has skyrocketed and truth is salaries…

Taking A Tangy Morning Tonic Shot Boost

On top of taking Vitamin C tablets, been immersed in making this “tonic” concoction in batches to help me with inflammation and to make me feel better about giving my immune system a boost as we are now prone to colds and coughs. To keep any symptoms away it can be drunk cold or hot…

What’s Cooking: Chicken Fakeaway

Really been missing that Chinese takeaway not going to lie because my favourite spots seem to be closed and didn’t want to try out a new place because I like the old ones just fine. So now I’m going to fake it until I make it with my own fakeaway and it really comes close…

Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever

This is by no means an exaggeration but it has to be said that this is the best butternut squash soup ever because not once have I made this has it survived the next day, or maybe I just don’t make enough. The sweet, caramalised, nutty flavour of butternut when roasted blended with coconut milk…

What’s Cooking: Spice Up Your Rice

With all the doom and gloom out there one needs a little joy as we take things day by day in isolation. This recipe is full of flavour and will brighten things up for you, a dish that will please both vegetarians and meat-eaters. As much as I enjoy steamed rice I have had enough…

Dip this Way

As I am still dealing with the indulgence of the festive period got in the spirit of Veganuary so I’m dipping it. That said, there are many variations of hummus around but this is one that I keep making over and over because it is economical, easy to make, has no season and doesn’t get…

Ideal Meal Prep Recipes

Meal prep has become a vital part of being organised food wise as the load shedding becomes fairly unpredictable. Lunch or dinner meal ideas do not always come easy but preparing and planning meals does to me because when it’s all cooked and done you don’t fuss too much throughout the week. Here are the…