THE BEST SUMMER FRUIT NO-BAKE STRAWBERRY CAKE

Summer is knocking at South Africa’s doorsteps therefore it’s time to indulge in some cool delicacies. This Strawberry cake is best had chilled. There is No need to bake, just set in the refrigerator and enjoy for dessert. DIFFICULTY: MEDIUM             PREP TIME: 3 HOURS     SERVES: 6 Ingredients: 400 grams shortbread biscuits. 200 grams melted butter…

HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN BASED PIZZA AT HOME

I have never imagined that one day I would be able to make my own pizza! The very thought of making a pizza dreaded me. Perhaps the food programs on TV that I watched as a child: where the chef took the dough and spun it in the air made me dread doing it because…

HOW TO BOOST LONGEVITY WITH OVER RIPENED BANANAS

EAT RIGHT TO LIVE LONGER Most people in this century have a different mindset when it comes to health and longevity. We see this as scientists constantly conduct researches and create treatments to combat diseases & viruses such as the common flu which was deadly in the 20th century. (newstatesman.com). This brings us to the…

WHAT FOODS TO EAT IN WINTER TO KEEP WARM?

The winter season is one of the most stressful times for me in terms of food preparation . Unlike winter, summer food is easy to make. You have light meals during the day to keep yourself cool. For instance, in summer I would retire to bed with only having a smoothie and nuts for dinner….

VEGETABLE-MINCE SAMOSA RECIPE

INDIA MEETS SOUTH AFRICA These are heavenly South African samosas filled with kale & mince meat. They are crunchy baked and a perfect snack for any occasion especially in Cape Town where the winter season is hitting its peak. I love to put twist to recipes, for instance samosa are originally from India, however this…

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COOKING SKILLS

Just a little bit of my childhood background: I grew up in Zimbabwe where I lived with my grandparents. Our African culture trains children from a young age to cook for the whole family (usually 6 members-10 members: that is the norm) For my case, I lived with 13 family members; my cousins, aunties, uncles…

THE DANGERS OF CONSUMING ADDED SUGAR

NO MORE SUGAR! NO MORE CRAVINGS! How much sugar should you consume daily? In this modern era, added sugar is the worst enemy to our health and should be avoided at all costs especially when you purchase your goods at the grocery store. Ensure that you check the food labels on your packaged food to…

5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD INCLUDE COCOA IN YOUR DIET

WINTER COCOA OATMEAL PARFAIT SILENCE THE COLD Make your winter full of goodness every time you wake in the morning! Are you a fan of desserts? Imagine having a dessert for breakfast. Goodness me, I bet you will wake up with all the energy you have got (despite the cold) only for that bite of…

10 HEALTH BENEFITS OF THE WINTER SQUASH

MELT THE FROST Are you tired of eating potatoes? Are you out of side-dish ideas to serve your family? Are you at the verge of giving up preparing a hearty winter meal for your guest coming over?Well, have some little Faith (me), here is a little treat for you!The winter butternut squash is where you…