Masala Chai

Masala Chai is a delightfully rich and creamy spiced tea, originating from India. It’s made from black tea and a variety of beautiful aromatic spices which are brewed in milk and sweetened with sugar. Masala chai means ‘mixed spice tea’.  The western world had a similar name called Chai Latte. Masala Chai is an integral…

Chocolate and Vanilla Marble loaf cake

This is the perfect recipe for a light and tender texture spongy cake.  Its a very versatile cake that can be used in making desserts or for stacking onto other cakes. And there is numerous variation that you can make with this cake, from Cupcakes  to different glace toppings Ingredients:  125 ml of milk; 70…

Tikka Pizza

Modern pizza evolved from similar flatbread dishes in Naples,  The Italian simply added sauce to the flatbread and it evolved into the pizza Italy is famously know for today. If the lockdown cravings are kicking in here is a delicious pizza recipe, you can make at home. Ingredients:  1 Packet Eureka Mills Pizza Base mix;…

Inkomazi oven grilled chicken

  Inkomazi is a traditional South African maas, sour milk, that you find next to normal milk on the shelves of all South African food stores. It tastes a bit like a runny yoghurt, and I thought it could make a really nice, slightly sour ice cream. A quick; easy  and delicious dish  Ingredients: (serves 3-4)…

Rosemarino Seafood Paella

According to legend paella comes from the innovative way on how the Moors used their leftovers.it is believed that the servants from the Moorish King era, created rice dishes from leftovers from royal tables and royal banquets in large pan to take home.  Most lovers of paella will tell you that this also explains paella’s origins. It’s widely…

Naan Khatai (Indian Shortbread)

It’s that time of the year again, when families are preparing for the festival of lights called Diwali.  The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.  Delicious treats are prepared at this time of the year by many Hindu families around the world. …

Button Mushroom Burger

Button mushroom burger Mushrooms are packed with nutritional value.  They are low in calories and are a great source of fibre and protein.  They are exceptionally good for individuals who are on a plant based diet.  They provide important nutrients, including B Vitamins, Selenium, Potassium, Copper, and Vitamin D. An awesome alternative to meat is…

Voodoo Lily

A new revamped Trendy Spot, with a delicious new menu, the offerings are available at breakfast and lunch. A great spot to meet friends, family or have a quick meeting when in the area. Situated in Birdhaven, close proximity to Rosebank and Melrose Arch, the highlights for animal lovers, has to be the fact that…

Peppermint Ice Cream Sandwich

Peppermint crisp as well as Tennis biscuits is a South African favorite. With just 4 ingredients this dessert is quick and requires minimal effort. Individual ice cream sandwiches are delicious, creamy, crunchy, with the refreshing peppermint taste. Ingredients: 2l Vanilla ice cream 1 Tin of mint Caramel Treat 1 packet of Tennis Biscuits 150g Peppermint…

Veg Palau Toss

Eating healthy is easy, it’s a mindset shift, the desire to eat better, to sustain your energy as well as the environment. Ingredients: (serves 4-6) 1 packet Rosmarino pasta rice 500g; 3-4 medium sized zucchini julienne chopped; 1 medium red onion; 1 cup of sweet corn; 4 medium carrots julienne chopped; 1 packet of Portebello mushrooms,…