Busy week ahead? FOOD PREP

With the school back in session there are very few spare hours in the day, so I use my Saturdays to do food prep for the week ahead. I don't always get time to cook in the week so it is important to me that I try and make as much healthy tasty food possible... Continue Reading →

Eating down Memory Lane

We all have memories of places we have visited, regularly and/or irregularly. Some of these places hold fond memories and some not so much. Overall, we tend to embrace the fond memories and rehash them ever so often, flooding our sense with the feelings that made those memories, well, memories. I, like you, have many... Continue Reading →

Cookie baking adventure

I found a cookie recipe a while ago, a Italian breakfast cookie recipe. It is a simple yet very tasty recipe, so simple infact that my daughter and her friend also made a batch. The recipe was just sitting on the counter stand, with some other recipes that I am still going try again, and... Continue Reading →

The “bake off” (cont.)

COMPARE & CONTRASING FUN CONTINUES... My next cooking adventure took me down the road to a wonderful time in the winter. I must have been preteen age, no I think I was younger. I remember the fireplace in the living room and the smell of 'boontjie sop' and pancakes and orange syrup in the air.... Continue Reading →

Trying new things

As you know I like venturing into new area of food all the time. I spend lots of my screen time searching and finding interesting things to try. I have found that the one place I can always count on finding interesting things to try is on the Food Network show The Pioneer Woman. I,... Continue Reading →

The “bake off”

COMPARE & CONTRASTING FUN Chocolate cake, oh chocolate cake.I have very fond memories of Vicki bakingher delicious chocolate cake. It is a thing inour family, Vicki's Chocolate cake, no bettercake could ever be found in any shop,commercial or home bakery. With this in mind I decided to recreateVicki's Chocolate Cake, and then compare itto the... Continue Reading →

Finding that happy place

I never really understood the full meaning of having a passion. I think it is because there is no real or good emotional explenation for it what a passion is. Words can be a funny thing, they can hurt you, lift you, make you happy, calm you down and they can distroy your very soul.... Continue Reading →

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