Instant Pot™ Congee with Baby Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms

Instant Pot™ Congee with Baby Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms

Congee is Chinese comfort food at its finest.  Traditionally, it’s served for breakfast.  However, it can also be ramped up with other ingredients for a hearty, healthy meal.  Thanks to the Instant Pot™, this labor of love is quick and easy. It’s no secret that…

Decadently Delicious Homemade Guacamole

Decadently Delicious Homemade Guacamole

Homemade guacamole is so fresh, delicious, and easy to make that there’s really no reason to buy it in a shop.  Store bought guacamoles are convenient, but they don’t taste anything like the real deal.  Once you learn how easy it is to make —…

Braised Pork Shoulder with Pears and Leeks

Braised Pork Shoulder with Pears and Leeks

Braised pork shoulder with pears and leeks slow cooks in the oven until it falls off the bone.  This melt-in-your-mouth dish just might be the perfect Sunday supper.  It’s elegant, yet easy, nutritious and delicious.  Sure to please your hungry crowd on any day of…

Sugar Free Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Sugar Free Blueberry Chia Breakfast Pudding

Blueberry chia breakfast pudding is an easy way to start your day strong, with lots of great nutrition and fibre to power you through the morning!  Best of all, it takes mere minutes to prepare. I don’t know about you, but there are days when…

Instant Pot™ Spiced, Poached Pears in Red Wine

Instant Pot™ Spiced, Poached Pears in Red Wine

Poached pears in red wine has to be the ultimate, cozy cool weather dessert.  Paired with warming spices, and poached in the Instant Pot™, it’s easy too.  This elegant dessert is ready with limited effort in under an hour. Pears are surely the unsung heroes…

Creamy Caribbean Curry Dip

Creamy Caribbean Curry Dip

This easy Caribbean curry dip is the perfect complement to crudités, packing just the right balance of sweet, salt, and spice.  It’s a perfect companion for sundowners on the terrace! Spring is in the air in Johannesburg.  There’s less of a chill in the mornings.…

Rich, Creamy Baked Apples with Mughlai Flavours

Rich, Creamy Baked Apples with Mughlai Flavours

Baked apples prepared in a rich, creamy sauce fragrant with Eastern spices make a cosy, satisfying dessert. This is a rich, decadent treat that’s easy to prep in advance to serve a crowd. During the cooler months there are times when you simply can’t help…

Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Fragrant Caribbean Curry Powder

Caribbean curry powder packs the flavour punch of its British and South African counterparts without the heat.  This delicious blend is redolent with fragrant spices.  It’s rich in gingery, spicy kick, without a hint of chilli.  This is because the heat in West Indian curries…

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning

Fragrant Mediterranean BBQ Seasoning is a versatile dry rub, that’ll kick your barbecue game into overdrive!   This sugar-free mix imbues meats or veggies with the rich, aromatic flavours of the Aegean. I have always had a love affair with food from the grill.  Something…

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Instant Pot™ Stewed Apples

Stewed apples are the stuff warm, fuzzy memories are made of.  Certainly a dish with fall written all over it, and the doctor’s answer to anything that ails you.  Best of all, with the Instant Pot™, this tasty, healthy side dish practically makes itself! Life…