Craving: Mussels in a Creamy White Wine Sauce

I was fortunate enough to visit my home ‘town’ (actually city!) Johannesburg again recently. Joburg certainly caught up with Cape Town in terms of fantastic restaurants, markets, festivals and even food trucks these days – FOODIE HEAVEN! There is so much to try and experience and just too little time and the matter of keeping your waistline in check!

Opening of Carola Ann’s eatery and moving house: momentary chaos

  Chaos! That’s what these last 2 weeks was. In between moving house and opening of Carola Ann’s Eatery/Pop-up restaurant there has been little time for anything else, let alone finding time to write a blog post.

Mother’s Day carrot cupcakes with cream cheese icing

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day! a Day where we celebrate our lovely mother’s and say thanks for all they have done for us through the years of childhood and still up to now.

Friday night dinner with friends: chilli con carne

Since it is avocado season, I have been in the mood for some Mexican food. So chilli con carne it was and what better day to cook it than on a Friday when friends are coming over for dinner.

Blue cheese of the Middle East: Shanklish

Wondering what is Shanklish? Well first let me tell you it is one of my favourite brunch/lunch time treats in the Middle East. Possibly I could eat it everyday but that would result in the total over consumption of bread and a true wheat belly would be in the foreseeable future. 

Perfect sports snack

Try these potato wedges as the perfect snack while supporting your favourite sports team on TV this weekend. In South Africa it’s all about the Super 14 rugby.

Sand Storm and rainy weather in Doha: Arabic lentil soup

For the last week in Doha we have been experiencing very strange weather. From crazy rain showers the one day that has the whole city in absolute chaos due to flooded roads to sand storms the next.