Cream Cheese and Lemon Cake

Cream Cheese and Lemon Cake

Noudat ons oudste kind in Stellenbosch studeer en hy net elke drie maande by die huis is, het ek besef hoe belangrik familietradisies is.   Ons het so om die etenstafel gesels oor ons gesin se tradisies wat hulle die meeste geniet en die beste onthou het. 

 
Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

I absolutely love the peppery flavour of black rice. Daniel found the black rice at a well stocked Chinese Supermarket not far from our home. I made this Superfood Salad as a salad/side dish for Daniel’s birthday. It went so well with the chicken Daniel 

 
One Pot Greek Chicken & Lemon Rice

One Pot Greek Chicken & Lemon Rice

I love anything lemony, it’s always such a refreshing taste!  The rice with chicken on top is cooked in one pot.  The rice soaks up the juices from the chicken, this gives this dish extra flavour.   I’ve used wild rice which takes a little 

 
Spicy Butternut Soup

Spicy Butternut Soup

Ingredients: 1,5 kg Butternut 2 large Onion, finely chopped 3  Cloves garlic, finely chopped 500 ml (2 c) Chicken Stock 5 ml (1 teasp) Lemon Juice 250ml (1 c) Water 3 small Strong green chillies or 1 large jalapeno, no pips, finely chopped 15 ml 

 
Ratatouille

Ratatouille

As we are stepping into winter I recently organised my comfort food recipes.  I definitely prefer summer, but this ratatouille recipe compensates for the temperature outside.  I always add extra butter for that additional creaminess and the extra kilojoules you definitely need in winter. Ingredients: 2 Aubergines, 

 
Hot chocolate on a stick

Hot chocolate on a stick

As winter arrived this weekend on the smallholding I went and look for the Hot-Chocolate-on-a-stick recipe.  I’m definitely more of a summer person and a cup of hot chocolate accompanied me as I said goodbye to summer for the next four months. I found this recipe