Diemersdal Tapas

Diemersdal: eat your heart out!

One sunny afternoon in Durbanville Hills A short drive from Cape Town CBD and you will find yourself in between the hills of Durbanville. There are a number of very good wineries in the valley. Myself and lovely lady, Hestelle from KoekieEnCream, decided to visit one specific farm for its historical background and present popularity.…

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Pollo alla Contadina con Verdure

Pollo alla Contadina con Verdure

A chicken dish from the heart of Piermont An authentic dish from the region of Italy called Piermont. Piermont is surround by the Alps and touches the border of France. Ferrero Rocher,originated from this region. The decadent little chocolate ball wrapped in golden foil, {that we all know and love.} A traditional Sunday lunch in South…

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Cooked Quinoa

Warm cooked Quinoa for breakfast

Cooked Quinoa served with kiwi & cinnamon porridge A chilly autumn morning in South Africa and all that can warm me up,  is warm porridge. Usually I will cook my Woolworth Rolled Oats, but I have been experimenting with Quinoa lately. {lightbulb moment!} 😀 “Why not cook Quinoa for breakfast?” I did some reading about the cooking temperature, cooking duration…

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Organic Quinoa

The Benefits of Quinoa

Quinoa  – A grain-like seed that has taken the health world by storm. Quinoa; pronounced as “Keen-Wa.” It is truly a super food for more than one reason. 🙂 This whole-grain can be served as an alternative to Rice, Cous-Cous or Barley. You’re asking, “What makes Quinoa so special?” Luckily, I am here to share some of the benefits of this super…

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Healthy Homemade Pea & Mint soup

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and this brings a smile to my face for 1 reason only; winter comfort food! 😉 Anything from Asian spiced stir-fries, Indian inspired curries, and hot hearty soups. One rainy day and one  big bag of frozen peas. The only thing I had on my mind was warm Pea soup.  Ingredients: [serves-4] 500g…

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