Whenever I have extra vegetables on hand, soup is my no-brainer prep method of choice. If I'm dealing with quantities too large to consume in one sitting, I freeze the soup before I add the cream.
Cream of Green Bean soup
1 packet cut green beans
knob of butter
cumin seeds to taste
dried sweet basil to taste
cream (about 1/4 ...
If you're familiar with Ethiopian cuisine, you'll recognise teff as the primary ingredient in injera bread. Teff is a gluten-free grain with great versatility and is something of an unassuming super-food (think quality protein, iron, calcium and resistant starches).
With its malty and nutty notes, it reminds me of Maltabella, which in turn reminds me of breakfast ...
I suppose you could go with the more laboured route and pour, with painstaking precision, little rounds of batter. Or you could just cook a few large crepes, stack them up with a bit of syrup as you go along, and cut out perfect circles with a cookie cutter. "But the scraps," you ask. "What ...
It's 2016 and kale is still a thing. Don't write this green off as frou-frou foodie fad. It's a nutritional powerhouse packed to its eaves with all sorts of things to keep you ticking.
If you've not tried kale crisps yet, you are missing out on experiencing the most satisfying, life-affirming crunch ever. Once you crisp, ...
Johannesburg's current heatwave is an absolute annihilator for bananas. I usually peel and freeze them for smoothies once they begin to over-ripen, but this time I thought I'd give these quick oat and banana cookies a bash.
Cranberry Banana Oat Cookies
Recipe adapted from Healthy Girl's Kitchen
3 small-medium over-ripe bananas
3 sachets ready-oats/100g rolled oats
1/4 cup ground flax seeds
handful of ...
Cheesecake is one of my great loves. Baked, unbaked, baklava-clad or piped straight into my open mouth, the day I decline a serving is the day you shovel the dirt over me.
When I saw a recipe for a three-ingredient Japanese Cotton Cheesecake flooding my feeds, I had to try it out. My first taste of ...
After every Eid or big celebration in our family, there is always a glut of burfee to contend with. While I don't see anything wrong with supplementing a week's breakfast with a ball or two of sweet milk protein and all the punchy cardamom mouthfeels, too much of a good thing will make you kotz.
So why not ...
Crunchy, with just the right fix of sweet and pickly savouriness.
Raw Beetroot (sliced)
Kalamata Olives (pitted)
Black Figs (sliced)
Feta Cheese (crumbled)
Raw Baby Cabbage (shredded)
Serve with creamy French dressing.