Category Archives: Mains

Main course dishes to satisfy your hunger!

Simple Pulled Pork Burgers

Feed a crowd with zero effort 🙂 I first made pulled pork about 5 years ago, but this is a much easier version. I think it tastes better too! Cooking the pork in the slow cooker means it requires literally … Continue reading

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Salmon and Vegetable Risotto

This is easier than you think. Risotto isn’t something that I usually make because it can be a little difficult to get the right consistency. I found this recipe in the June 2017 issue of Recipes+ magazine and it is actually … Continue reading

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Chicken Shawarma Kebab

Spice up your BBQ. This tasty chicken kebab is an ideal lighter alternative for the BBQ. The gentle spices are imparted onto the meat through the marinade, and the low level of chilli means this is perfect for the family. I particularly … Continue reading

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Sausage, Egg and Bagel Bake

Brunch in one pan. This recipe was inspired by a half-price bag of bagels that I bought at the supermarket, and the fact that my husband loves French toast. The addition of sausages adds flavour to the eggs and makes … Continue reading

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Pesto Pasta Salad with Bacon plus Garlic Croutons

I’m back! It has been a while since I posted but my kitchen renovations are now finished, and I took a holiday as well. However, I think my cooking inspiration has returned and it is time to start sharing again 🙂 Even though we … Continue reading

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Outdoor Kitchen: Favourite BBQ recipes

Apologies for the lack of recipes this week and for the next couple of weeks. We’re in the middle of renovating our kitchen and that means that I am having trouble just making coffee! At times like this the BBQ is … Continue reading

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South African Bunny Chow Chicken Curry

Delicious. I was looking online for inspiration last week and saw this recipe for Bunny Chow. Considering we are approaching Easter and there are bunnies everywhere I thought it was an amusing co-incidence 🙂 However, having now made this, I … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Zigni Curry

I’d never heard of Zigni Curry before. Zigni is an East African curry which uses a spice blend called ‘Bebere’. It is a very interesting blend and nothing like the spices used in an Indian or Asian curry – I … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is this Friday so I thought I would re-visit some of my past recipes. If the weather is cold where you live, you can’t beat Guinness and Brown Sugar Beef. Make some Giant Soda Bread with Bacon and … Continue reading

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Pea and Parmesan Fettuccine

Light and simple. This tasty pasta sauce is made with frozen peas. Yep, frozen peas. We ate this as a wonderfully light dinner, but it would also work well as an appetiser for a dinner party. If you have a … Continue reading

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