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…

Refreshing Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Salad

Refreshing Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Salad

Scrumptious lamb kofta salad is both nutritious and flavourful.  Fresh herbs, pomegranate, tahini and sumac give your body a healthy boost.  Above all, the protein, fat, and fibre are perfectly balanced.  So, it is guaranteed to leave you full and satisfied! Breakfast is the most…

North African Grilled Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce

North African Grilled Lamb Chops with Tahini Sauce

These warmly spiced North African grilled lamb chops are sure to become a family favourite.  The exotic spices complement the richness of the meat.  Finish the plate with a simple green salad and a drizzle of unctuous tahini sauce for an easy meal that’s guaranteed…

Iced Rooibos Fruit Tea, A Refreshingly Healthy, Sugar-Free Summer Cooler

Iced Rooibos Fruit Tea, A Refreshingly Healthy, Sugar-Free Summer Cooler

Iced rooibos fruit tea is low in sugar and high in anti-oxidants.  It’s the perfect way to cool down and rehydrate all summer long! As a Southerner, I grew up on the tradition of sweet tea and lemonade.  These are our favourite sweet, cooling beverages.…

Perfect Poached Chicken Breasts

Perfect Poached Chicken Breasts

Poached chicken breasts are a terrific refrigerator staple for warmer weather.  This simple technique will save you lots of time, enable you to throw together light, healthy salads on the fly, and free you up to focus on exciting combinations of flavours and ingredients. Have…

Mombasa Style Baked Chicken Curry with Vegetables

Mombasa Style Baked Chicken Curry with Vegetables

Mombasa’s rich, coconut infused chicken curry is a dish the whole family will love.  Redolent of exotic, warm spices, and served on a bed of roasted vegetables, this curry is prepared in the oven.  It’s perfect for entertaining or for a casual weeknight supper. I…

Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Za’atar

Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Za’atar

I really love tomato and cucumber salad.  For me, it is summer on a plate.  Crunchy cucumbers are the perfect foil for ripe, juicy tomatoes, which beautifully complement all sorts of grilled meats. Best of all, tomato and cucumber salad holds up nicely on a…

Mediterranean Tomato Salad with Tuna, Olives and Capers

Mediterranean Tomato Salad with Tuna, Olives and Capers

This Mediterranean tomato salad is sunshine on a plate.  With tuna, olives and capers, it is ideal for an elegant, light lunch.  Serve it with a good loaf of crusty rustic bread to sop up all the delicious juices.  Add a well-chilled bottle of dry…

King Oyster Mushroom Steaks with Fresh Fig Salsa

King Oyster Mushroom Steaks with Fresh Fig Salsa

These elegant king oyster mushroom steaks make a perfect starter.  The richness of the mushroom steaks contrasts beautifully with the salsa.  Its sweet, tart and spicy notes bring out the very best of the mushroom’s flavour. I have a love affair with figs.  Every year,…