Spanakopita (Greek spinach pie)

A couple of months ago I was buying puff pastry to make apple crumble and noticed another type of pastry next to it called phyllo pastry. I took a quick look at the box and it said “something something Greek island style pastry…” I was sold! On the box were a couple of suggestions as to how…

Bacon and tomato sauce in Roti with creamed spinach

I love making Roti’s when I have time but Choppies Hyper (along the Western bypass in Gaborone) saved me some time last week. They sell gigantic ones in a pack of 3 if my memory is correct at the super low price of 9 pula, how could I resist? I wanted to conjure up a…

Rice salad

I’m currently running low on my constantly used ingredients so I had to get creative yesterday to prevent myself from having a really boring meal. I had rice, but no soy sauce so I couldn’t make fried rice. So I went to All Recipes and searched “rice”. One of the first results I got was…

Bacon Jalapeno Poppers

Hello Hongry Africans it’s your girl @aprettygirlblog! Here is one of my favorite snacks. Super easy to make and so delicious! All you will need is: (Serves 2) – About 6 Jalapeno pepper (or any small chilli) – 3 slices of bacon – 2 tbs cream cheese – 1 tbs shredded cheddar cheese – 1…

Creamy chicken mushroom spaghetti with Caesar salad

I have asked some friends to contribute recipes to the blog and first up is a recipe for creamy chicken mushroom spaghetti with caesar salad from my good friend and fellow blogger A pretty girl blog (@aprettygirlblog on twitter) Looks heavenly! I havent tried it yet but will do soon. 20 mins prep. Serves 4 Ingredients  1 pack of…

Roasted garlic squash and carrots

I often have squash in my meals because it’s quick and easy to make; just boil for 10mins or less and voila! But as much as I love a simple boiled squash, it does get boring. So here’s something different that I am now obsessed with. The original recipe calls for squash alone however I…

Lemon chicken and mushroom sauce with pasta and mixed veggies

Most of the time cooking for one (myself) tends to leave me uninspired so usually I opt for roasted chicken and potatoes and leave it at that. So when a friend offers to be my guinea pig I get excited and take the opportunity to try something different. My friend gets to take a break…