Lemon and Pecan Pie

Hmmm there is just something about citrus, as you may well have noticed with my orange and lemon themes running through many of my posts, I just adore it.  It might have something to do with a summer connection, but most probably it’s because they are so delicious and the flavours mix beautifully with almost everything.…

Orange and Cranberry Cookies

Gone in 60 seconds….no jokes, my family inhale these cookies at an alarming rate….I can’t actually blame them one bit, because they are seriously yummy!  Firm on the outside while soft and chewy on the inside, a beautiful combination of almond and orange, make these to die for! The original recipe, is an amazing chocolate…

Lightly Battered Asparagus

The weather in the southern hemisphere is warming up beautifully and we might be lead to believe that summer is on the way.  Being South African, we do know how to whip out the BBQ or braai as we call it, gather a group of friends, slap on some meat and revel in the sunshine.…

Savoury Sandwich Waffles

A few months ago my oldest daughter and I decided to splash out and buy a waffle iron.  We checked them out on Amazon, placed our order and bought a really cheap one to experiment with waffle making.  Little did we know that it would become a really well used and much loved item in…

Pork Lettuce Boats

I’m hoping that by now those of you who are regular viewers, have spotted the chain that runs through all of these recipes….easy, simple, basic!  As much as I really love cooking, I don’t enjoy complicated recipes that have masses of instructions, it is probably part due to being dyslexic and part because I always…

Perfect Paleo Mayonnaise

Ahhh creamy mayonnaise, once a guilty indulgence, now a staple in most of our family meals, and to think, for so many years I deprived myself of these little pleasures!  Now, I like nothing better than to add a dollop of mayo onto my food, or to mix into an egg or tuna salad. When…