Home Cooking

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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Warm Vegetable Salad = Happy Warm Belly!

This is a nice and simple midweek meal; it can be served as a main or as a side dish with your favourite protein. I had mine with a nice warm garlic roll, Its super easy and quick to make!!! (insert) Drool. Ingredients Lentils Sweet potatoes Potatoes Green and red peppers Onions Broccoli Your favourite…

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A Simple Pasta Puttanesca or “Spaghetti alla puttanesca” in Italian yo!!

I love this pasta, when I first heard of the dish (In the Lemony Snickets movie, lol) I was intrigued. Olives in pasta? Anchovies in pasta? Sounds salty and delicious.  I have made different variations of this dish over the years, mainly going with what’s in the cupboards. That is the great thing about Italian…

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Taking it up a notch, the un-traditional Green Curry because why not.

Curry is one of my favourite dishes of all time. There are so many versions and variations that will make even the fussiest eater happy. You can eat it in summer, winter, hot, cold, with bread, rice, naan or even garlic bread. This is by no means a proper Thai green curry. I took the…

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Grilled vegetable wraps from scratch!! cause pre-made just ain’t the same!

I loooove wraps; I love any food you can eat with your hands, dripping with sauce, tasting all those marvellous fresh flavours creating harmony in your mouth. Wraps are so versatile, you can add any sauce or vegetables you like, and it will probably come out great. Let´s get started! Ingredients: For the wraps: 3…

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