Spicy cocktail nuts are a welcome addition to any happy hour buffet. They’re filling, satisfying and healthy. Best of all? You can make them in under 15 minutes! When I was a little girl, nuts were always an integral part of holiday celebrations. In those […]
Passionate about exploring the world's culinary diversity, while using the very best seasonal, local ingredients.
These herby olives make a flavorful accompaniment to cocktails. The fresh flavors of lemon and green herbs perfectly complement the brininess of the olives. Truly a match made in heaven! The holiday season is as exciting as it can be stressful. The calendar year is […]
These flavor-packed stuffed peppers make a delicious addition to a holiday cold buffet or a light summer dinner. They are rich, healthy, and satisfying. If you have been reading this blog for any time at all, you know that I am most inspired by the […]
Gyoza, or Japanese potstickers, are very similar to Chinese fried dumplings (jiaozi). The only difference is that they tend to be more delicately seasoned and the wrappers are generally almost transparent. Visiting New York City’s immense Chinatown recently was an incredible treat and I can’t […]
These Spicy Oven-Baked Cauliflower Bites are bound to become a new family favorite. A healthy and tasty snack for every day eating. This Oven-Baked Cauliflower Bite recipe is inspired by my love for pakoras, an Indian snack. I adore the fried version. However, like everyone […]
This crispy fennel dish makes an ideal bar snack. The delicate flavor of the fennel is complemented by a hint of balsamic vinegar for a lovely, addictive munch. This dish came about by happy accident. During my early years in Johannesburg, I experimented a lot […]