Homemade Labneh

This week I am daydreaming of aimlessly wondering through souks with what I can only imagine the type of scents filling the open air with the heady aromatic array of spices and fragrant rose. And of course wearing long flowy kaftans in the breathtaking beauty of the Middle East. Whilst I don’t have the opportunity […]

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Out of the Office at Groot Constantia

Imagine my elation at receiving an invite for a day out with Fusion Design and fellow bloggers at the breathtaking Groot Constantia Wine Estate. The day, September 1st being a serendipitous day of firsts, started outside of the Jonkershuis restaurant beneath a beautiful old oak tree. Founder of Fusion design, Carmen Lerm and Editor Kim […]

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Beer-battered Prawn tacos

Who doesn’t love tacos? A casual throw together of sour cream, slaw, guacamole, a protein of your choice and my favourite part the crunchy (or soft) vehicle that ties it all together!  I spotted this exact recipe from Buzzfeed Tasty whilst fully immersing myself in every kind of food clip there is, as research to […]

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Chocolate brownie waffle sticks

We all have that one or in most cases, couple of kitchen appliances that gather up dust in a room or at the back of a cupboard becoming more of a clutter issue than something that can add value to your daily cooking lifestyle. Mine shamefully, is my slow cooker, vegetable steamer and waffle maker. […]

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Spiced date and pecan nut pudding

This gorgeous dessert is straight out of this month’s issue of PnP’s Freshliving magazine, and oh what a decadent treat it is for the cold days that are still ahead!  I don’t get to shoot much these days, it however feels amazing to be back behind the lens and it feels like second nature to […]

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Grapefruit Caipirinha 

Lately, things have been picking up for me and starting to get incredibly busy as you can tell by the lack of posts 😦 I am the worst when it comes to management of time and because of that important things/people in my life tend to suffer because of that. A little recap, I’ve just […]

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Oatmeal and mushroom risotto

This week, Woolworths had finally launched Steel cut oats in their stores, as you can imagine the excitement was palpable  with so many foodies patiently waiting for it to hit our shores! Steel cut oats are different from regular rolled oats, instant oats, and quick cook oats, in that it is processed in different ways. […]

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Olive oil, lime and coconut biscotti. 

It’s been a while since I’ve baked anything, I find the process of baking quite calming and sort of a temporary escape from the real world in exchange for that a realm of whimsy and wonder. Now if only I could escape washing the dishes after the mess that ensues… With my olive oil purchase […]

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Roast cauliflower and quinoa salad

This gorgeous warming salad is inspired and adapted by a recipe from the Gourmet Traveller Australia. As said in my previous post, I’m finding more ways to (excuse the pun) spice up my vegetables and make it into a main dish that is both filling and delicious. Thought I would share a little piece of […]

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Affogato and chocolate muffins with a coffee sugar

This is another amazing recipe from Delicious Australia, and was said that it was inspired by a three ingredient dessert bread recipe by the revered Matt Preston. He is someone I look up to, aspiring to be as great a food writer as he is, with so many of the greats like the late A.A […]

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