Posts filed under: Recipes

Homemade Salmon Fishcakes

Homemade Fishcakes is one of my go-to weeknight meals. Whether using fresh or frozen salmon or hake (or other sustainable line fish), tinned fish (tuna, mackerel or pilchards) or even a combination with smoked fish - it is all delicious,...

Whole Baked Cauliflower in Parmesan Cream

This is my new favourite way to do cauliflower in cheese sauce.  I don't waste a morsel of the cauliflower and no need to make a bechamel sauce. The sauce is literally equal parts cream and finely grated Parmesan cheese! The...

Sticky Roasted Sweet Potato, Chickpeas & Kale Salad

Sweet potato is a winner roasted with date molasses and za'atar spice. Completely vegan, served with spicy roasted chickpeas, a zesty kale, pomegranate & toasted almond salad and homemade tahini vinaigrette....

Chicken Tikka Masala

Very similar to my vegan friendly, Cauliflower and Chickpea Tikka Masala recipe, this is the chicken version. Tikka Masala sauce is traditionally made with cream or full fat yoghurt but I prefer using coconut milk. The choice is entirely yours....

Feta & Za’atar Babka

Living in Kuwait, I see how bread is of utmost importance here. It's the lifeblood of every meal.  There are so many creative bakeries and eateries that take traditional breads to the next level. It's so inspiring to see.  Babka...

Scallion Pancakes

I've been eyeballing Scallion Pancakes for a while now, so I gave Bon Appetit 's recipe a go. I adapted it slightly by including some stone ground rice flour and replaced chicken fat with salted butter and vegetable oil. I...

Lemon Tart

This luscious lemon tart is creamy, smooth, sweet and super zingy. As it should be ;-) A little labour of love and patience required, but so worth it....

Creamy Haddock Chowder

Our family and friends are freezing in South Africa and it completely blows my mind because it is next level HOT in Kuwait. Definitely not soup weather in the Middle East but I thought I'd upload this Creamy Haddock Chowder recipe...

Cape Malay Koesisters

You read right, koesisters. The Cape Malay version of koeksisters. Koesisters remind me of generosity and diversity.  They are a reminder of home and the big-hearted, humble, creative, resilient and selfless fellow humans that live in Cape Town and the rest...

Rose & Pistachio Chocolate Eclairs

In the spirit of Eid Mubarak, I made these lovely Middle Eastern inspired Chocolate Eclairs filled with rose scented cream and sprinkled with slivered pistachio nuts and dried rose bud petals....