Chicken Risotto

I love risotto, the fact that it has so many different aspects to it and that you can put your own twist on it. From vegetarian friendly to using beef, pork or chicken and adding any vegetables to your prereference. It is healthy too and makes for a super quick dinner in under an hour…

Butter Lamb Curry by Shar-nica

While we were in Kerikeri, my friend made the most delicious lamb curry ever! Yes, it’s that good that it deserves to be heard about, and shared. It’s her husbands favourite. We ate so much, so delicious at their house while we stayed there. We had a blast. The recipe with its flavour profile is…

Curry Mince & Rice

Being from South-Africa, curry and rice is at every bazaar and event. When winter comes, people are selling this well loved dish at the shops too. My mom also makes the best curry and rice. This is for the rainy and cold winter days. From our kitchen to yours, happy cooking. Ingredients:800g Tin Tomatoes500g Beef…

Oxtail Potjie made in the Pressure Cooker

Oxtail potjie is a well known South African dish. It is enjoyed on winter nights and around the campfire where everyone have their wine in hand. It brings back so many memories. Now I bring oxtail potjie to you, in the comfort of your own home. Where you can make it in the pressure cooker…

Healthy Fried Chicken

Me and my husband got the inspiration from one of the chef’s on Eat Well For Less New Zealand. The chef used skinless, boneless chicken breasts and his own coating. We wanted to put a twist on it, and use normal chicken drumsticks and use a ready made coating mix. The results were delicious. If…

My Mom’s Chicken Curry

You know when there is cold and rainy weather, your in the mood to make something with a little bite, and that takes you back home. I always helped my mom in the kitchen growing up, my grandmother also make this chicken curry. My mom is known for her curry pots, tonight I got it…

Chicken Cottage Pie

We all love cottage pie, for the most part. My mom always made this for us and we couldn’t wait for dinner. I put my own twist on it, and made it a chicken cottage pie. It is very rich but soooo delicious with just the right flavours and spices. Hope you enjoy it as…