Tuna and Coconut Ceviche

It is so incredibly tasty, I think that we have a new favourite way to prepare our tuna steaks!   Continue reading “Tuna and Coconut Ceviche”

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Ragù Bolognese

Why, oh why didn’t I try this one before?? Hearty beef ragù covered in a creamy layer of crispy crusted mac ‘n’ cheese! Hmmmm…. ultimate comfort food!

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Creamy Brussels Sprout Gratin Dauphinois

Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes, Cream, Cheese + Oven = Delicious Dinner

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Cabbage, Bacon and Potato casserole

Apparently stemming from Polish cuisine, this recipe turned out a huge success. After 40 minutes of oven time, you will be able to tuck in the browned and bubbling wintery dish that will surely bring you some warmth on cold nights. Continue reading “Cabbage, Bacon and Potato casserole”

Brussels Sprouts Risotto by Ottolenghi

To our pleasant surprise, our son announced a couple of weeks ago that he wanted to cook dinner for all of us.

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Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Pancetta and Wilted Watercress

On the never-ending search for easy and delicious weekday dinners for the whole family, we stumbled on this gem.

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!

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Pineapple, Mango and Coconut Fool

Nothing better than a fresh yet indulgent dessert (with some very nice South African dessert wines from Mullineux and Newton Johnson)…

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Ahi Poke (Hawaiian Fresh Tuna and Seaweed Salad)

Oh, the fun we had when we said to the kids that we would be eating Poke Bowls for dinner…

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