Eating like kings and queens in the apocalypse

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.” Oscar Wilde Week 1 of being in lockdown in South Africa Yes, we all are going to have one, because we are all stuck at home for 21 days and we love to tell people what we do, and I love to tell…

Vegetarian week

“I’m hungry” “I think this next week we should eat vegan dinners” “I think not” “Sorry, I meant we should only cut out meat, eat vegetarian dinners” “OK… why?” “I would like to see what it does to my energy levels” “We’ll see” “Why?” “Because it’s a lot of work, we’d have to plan it.”…

Just about the Bread!

How it all started There has always been a part of me that liked baking Bread, but I have always made quick Breads and I’ve dabbled with the occasional Potbrood. I have made a delicious Honey and Beer Bread that I really love, and that I’ve loved to share with others. Clearly I was very uneducated…

Halloween! And Halloween snacks…

My best friend and I always threaten that we will make some Halloween snacks and for once we did! And I was so happy about our results. I had all these ideas on how to make the cake gooey inside but then it turned out my best friend only wanted some Red Velvet cake with…

So that happened…

FADE IN: INT. CAR PARKING LOT – EARLY MORNING FARÇI is listening to the traffic in the busy street that is in front of her while she eats her Stout and Amarula Cake she had purchased the previous day for a special dinner. She wonders how great the Stout Cake would have tasted with the…

Good things do happen…

I looked at the oven and wondered whether I should open it or not. Schrödinger… If I don’t open it I can not see how I ruined a batch of Crème brûlée that I left in the oven… and forgot about… 2 hours earlier… Should I just see what the damage is? I don’t want to. I can’t…

Balsamic Chilli Chicken Sandwich

We all have a point, that point, when you realise that you should have stuck to the 2 slices of Bread smothered in Butter and topped with Caramelised Chicken, Onion, Garlic, Chilli, and Red Pepper… but then you decide to have the third one that was actually prepared for your SO but he fell asleep…

It’s a slow one…

I have been trying to get myself in front of the laptop to write but… about what? Since the Balsamic Chilli Chicken Sandwich (which was so quite amazing) I have not done much. Well I’ve been busy but it feels like I have not done much. I know on my phone I do not have a…