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Festive baking kit

Festive baking kits

I am so excited to share our first Baking kits with you, it is an idea that has been brewing for a few months. I love teaching children’s cooking classes but can only accommodate a few at a time and it is mostly local children that attend. I recreated what we do in our classes…

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Foodies to follow for healthy inspiration in the kitchen

Follow these 5 foodies for healthy inspiration in the kitchen. To stay inspired to create new recipes and experiment with ingredients in a different way I also draw inspiration from other foodies. These five blogs have inspired me endlessly and I want to introduce you to them. All of them use vegetables and whole foods…

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Women’s month, celebrating the angels in our homes.

This post is dedicated to Women’s month and all the angels in our homes. I started writing this post last Sunday before South Africa again was turned into turmoil with women being the target of abuse, murder, and rape. So it feels quite poignant to post this today. I want to honor and celebrate all…

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Organised pantry

Organising your pantry

We have this inside joke in our home where my husband calls me a Fern, reason; he says I leave spores everywhere. Where ever I have worked I leave a trail. He came up with THE LID THEORY, sorry I can’t put a link to it somewhere on the web because he made it up.…

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Warm butternut salad

Warm butternut salad with coriander dressing

I am a big fan of one pan dishes,  and this warm butternut salad is a firm favourite. It is quick and there is only one dish to wash afterward.  This salad can easily be a meal or a side dish to a lekker braai. It is full of flavour, with oregano, smoked paprika, cumin,…

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Pauli’s: Tomali and Courgettie meatball dish

Pauli’s story Pauli’s is an artisanal producer of #RealGoodFood, using only the freshest ingredients and a lot of TLC. Pauli was inspired by his Nana’s secret Brinjali sauce recipe, that has its roots in her birthplace, India and started this delicious range of vegetable sauces. They source all their own ingredients from local farmers and they…

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Banana pancakes

Gluten free banana pancakes with berry compote

Weekend pancakes, what is not to love. There are a gazillion recipes out there and I have tried half of them. I occasionally make pancakes with wheat flour but often has to suffer stomach cramps afterward. So I try to stick to a gluten-free version. A glutenfree flour that works really well for traditional pancakes…

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Gluten-free lemon and poppy seed cake

Lemon and poppy seed cake must be on top of most peoples cake list. Tangey, moist and soft. But this recipe is different it is not only glutenfree but also grain free. Instead of flour you use mashed potatoes and ground almonds.  I first made it about four years ago when my parents started following a gluten-free…

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No cook, grain and refined sugar free nutbars

These nutbars are so delicious and easy to make. They require no baking and are great for snacks or lunchboxes. You will need a strong food processor to make them. Because the dates need to be blitzed to a paste and you also want to break up your nuts so they are not too chunky.…

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