Iced tea and spice pastes…

While trolling through the tea aisle in Spar for tea to use in my hair (yes I do that kind of stuff), I came across a Twining tea that had a scent I could not resist! It was an infusion tea flavoured with raspberry and peach. For whatever reason I can’t fathom making iced tea…

Sweet & Spicy Apricot potatoes

A couple of months back I got a lovely hamper from Royco and I’ve been slowly using sauces from the hamper. I had two packets of wet sauces (i.e. not powders) and the first, a black pepper sauce, I used to make chicken, blog post here. The second, a spicy apricot sauce, I used to…

Blue Cheese chicken with Royco black pepper sauce

Buying blue cheese, or any cheese really, has become a habit for me (I LOVE cheese). I currently have 3 cheeses in my fridge: blue cheese, mozarrella and Danish Fontina. So a couple weeks ago, I decided to stop staring at the blue cheese and put it to good use. I got out the chicken…

Royco hooked a sister up!! :)

A couple months ago Royco spotted a blog post I wrote on one of their cook in sauces and being the nice people they are, they decided to send me a hamper of more of their products to try. The box finally arrived yesterday and to be honest I wasn’t expecting much. I thought I’d…

Stir fries with my new wok

I bought myself a medium sized wok last weekend and have since gone stir fry crazy. I want to fry EVERYTHING! But I am struggling to resist the temptation. However I have made two stir fries this past week. One being a mushroom and turkey sweet and sour stir fry and the second being a…

Potatoes Au Gratin and Skewered prawns

Potatoes au gratin is one of my favourite dishes. Super easy and great for the student lifestyle that I lead. According to Wikipedia: Gratin (French pronunciation: [ɡʁaˈtɛ̃]) is a widespread culinary technique in food preparation in which an ingredient is topped with a browned crust, often using breadcrumbs, grated cheese, egg and/or butter.[1][2][3] Gratin originated in French cuisine and is usually prepared in a shallow dish…