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Idiot Proof Bread-rolls

When I say Idiot-proof, I do mean idiot proof (which also includes tipsy proof and I-don’t-know-how-to-bake-proof.) I am not a baker, occasionally I will try out a quick bread or tart recipe, but my heart lies with cooking. Fast Forward to a few weeks ago when I was making a delicious vegetable soup for my…

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Cauli Chowder

1 head cauliflower 2 carrots 4 baby marrows 1 onion 2 heads of garlic 500 ml Vegetable stock Flour or potato starch Salt, pepper, chilli flakes Method: Roughly chop the head of cauliflower and put it in an oven safe tray. Drizzle with a little oil and some salt. Bake in the oven on 180…

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Ice Ice Baby Cold Noodle Salad

Move out of the way winter warmers, It´s time for summer sensations With our SA weather being so unbearably hot lately, I have come to making cold dishes for dinner I have to say, I have not always been a fan of cold dinners, even when it is insanely hot like it is now but…

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Small Changes for Big Results, improved cooking methods.

There are some teeny tiny things you can do to takes your dishes that take them from yum to dayyyyum gurl. Number 1 – Pre roasting, I have noticed that with recipes that call for foods like potatoes, chickpeas, cauliflower, butternut, etc., they taste a lot better when you roast them separately rather than just…

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Secret Ingredient Butternut Soup

This soup is perfect for a cold, dreary, sit-under-the-blanket-and-watch-movies day. Butternut soup, in my opinion, is very diverse; it can be sweet, creamy, thick, think or savoury. It all depends on the spices and vegetables you add in. I went for a thick, creamy, hearty one today. Ingredients: 2 medium sized butternuts 3 carrots 2…

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Putting Pain in Perspective

This will be a short post. But I just have something I thought I would share. We all experience hardships in our lives, we all have tough days, especially this year. The thing that makes it a bit more difficult is the fact that we feel guilty about having a bad experience, when other people…

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Going niche with Spinach and Onion Quiche!

I love quiche, if you read all my recipes one after the other, you’ll see that I pretty much love everything! But quiche really is yummy, it’s cheesy, warm, hearty, but it can also be served cold, as a side, a main, a snack. It’s fantastic. This is the first time in years that I…

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Pick on someone your own size! Buy right and cruelty free!

Something I have wanted to write about for a few years now, but haven’t gotten around to, is animal testing on cosmetics. Now, when you hear the phrase animal testing, you think, a product that is tested on animals right? They took blush and put it on a bunny? That’s only a small part of…

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Last of the winter remnants, Cauliflower Soup

The cool thing about soups are, that you can add in so many different ingredients, and the odd are, it will come out fantastic! Sometimes you won´t be able to taste everything you put in, well, I can´t, maybe my palate isn’t that sophisticated. Point is, you can add in so many different vegetables, and…

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