Cooking with kids

Yuppiechef Cooking with Kids

Paige is now at a fun age to be baking and cooking together in the kitchen. She gets all excited to put on her apron I made and fetches her step stool so she can reach the countertop. I do like having a little helper, though she is less help and more mess, but she’s…

Ella's Kitchen the Cook Book

Ella’s Kitchen & Cook Book Review

You may have already seen these brightly coloured Ella’s Kitchen food pouches on the shelves and wondered what they are about. They may be more expensive than some other brands but there is a reason for that – they are 100% organic with nothing else added. Their philosophy is that weaning should be a fun…

Easy quiche recipe

My mom’s easy quiche recipe

I don’t usually post recipes but lately deciding on what to cook for dinner, let alone getting to the shops to buy the ingredients or make it, has become a chore for me. With a new baby in the house and a fussy toddler, I’m not loving food right now. That is why my mom’s…

Creamy Seasonal Mushroom & Parmesan Pasta

Creamy Seasonal Mushroom & Parmesan Pasta

If you live in Johannesburg and are looking for a place to relax and enjoy good food and coffee, you should visit Park Café in Parkwood. The café is owned and run by sisters Vicky Ross and Lexi Reckling who also own the adjacent Polish Nail Spa. All food is freshly prepared using the best ingredients.…

Rooibos Iced Tea

Freshpak Rooibos Iced Tea

I was treated to a hamper from Freshpak filled with tea and fresh fruits to try my hand at making various iced tea recipes for the hot summer days ahead. Last summer I used to make a simple iced tea by filling a jug full of ice, half brewed cold rooibos tea and half apple…