Grilled veggies with za’atar yoghurt

This last month seems to have flown by in a flurry of activity, and I have popped my head up to find that we are in November already with the weather warming up and Christmas trees springing up all around! It has been a very busy month and I was lucky enough to attend some wonderful events including the launch of the stunning new NoMU Baking Kit range, a fun “Cook With Spice” workshop and a delightful evening at Sinns Restaurant with the Come Wine With Me bunch. My family and I also managed a very short but lovely trip up the east coast to Hermanus. This in between all of the usual running around and family commitments – I am sure you know how it goes!

Continue reading “Grilled veggies with za’atar yoghurt”

Roasted Thai vegetable pie

If you’ve been onto my Facebook page recently you have probably heard about the competition I’m participating in. It’s week 1 of the Pick ‘n Pay Freshly Blogged challenge! 40 local food bloggers, including myself, were given a shopping list and a few days to create and photograph an original recipe using those ingredients. We were told that we could omit one of the ingredients on the list and add one of our own, as well as use ingredients from an “approved” pantry list which included standard items like olive oil, eggs, flour and the like.

Continue reading “Roasted Thai vegetable pie”

Carrot and coriander soup

If the weather where you are is anything like it is in Cape Town, then you’ve come to the right place! This recipe came about on a chilly Thursday afternoon – I was craving something warm, spiced, filling but not too heavy…in other words, a hearty home made soup! So I grabbed my chopping board and went about throwing some of my favourite flavours and ingredients into a pot and this was the result – my carrot and coriander soup.

Continue reading “Carrot and coriander soup”