What Would You Pay for This Look?

With the sweet smell of spring breathing down our necks it is time for some SHOPPING!!! I don’t hear anyone complaining, except what I think is a loud moan coming from my purse! I have put together a spring look, any guesses as to how much it costs? Happy Shopping! x Natalie PS. See if…

One Lovely Blog Award

We have been nominated for a One Lovely Blog Award by the fabulous Jill Goldberg who writes the exceptionally creative blog Nice Piece of Work and sells all of her beautiful, hand-made goodies on Jam Tarts. Jill, firstly we think you are fabulous and we thank you so much for honouring our blog with this…

Essential Kitchen Equipment

I am a kitchen gadget junkie, I admit it. I have a large collection of gadgets assembled over many years,  but I know I could get away with a lot less. If I was starting out I would looking at the following: (TIP: Always get the best equipment you can afford, but I have to…

MINESTRONE: The last of the winter soup (hopefully)

This soup has been our winter favourite and it is not to late to give it a try, it is 100% vegetarian so it is perfect for a Meat-free Monday: MINESTRONE YOU WILL NEED: 1 red onion chopped 1 carrot grated 1 potato peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic grated 2 sticks celery chopped 1…

My Bobotie Recipe

MY BOBOTIE RECIPE YOU WILL NEED: 750g minced beef 1 large onion, chopped 30ml olive oil 2 TBS medium curry powder 2TBS brown sugar 2 tps chili flakes (or to taste) 1 Tps tamarind. (Or 1 tps sumac for a slightly sour note) ½ cup vinegar (or lemon juice) Handful cranberries ( and or raisins)…

A Traveling Supper

My husband has been working really hard lately, and when you work for yourself you never complain when there is work coming in, but it has meant that we have been able to spend very little time together. Since we have been back in Joburg, Steve has hardly gone anywhere; I am the one that…

Prawn & Avo Salad, with Ruby Grapefruit

PRAWN AND AVO SALAD WITH RUBY GRAPEFRUIT Inspired by a Martha Stewart recipe YOU WILL NEED: 1 large ruby grapefruit 1 large ripe Fuertes avocado pear ½ English cucumber, cubed 1 bag salad mixed leaves washed 1 red onion finely sliced 12 grilled butterfly prawns ( Woolworths sweet chili butterfly prawns, to be Cheap Luxury…