Pasta, couscous and rice

Pasta, pesto chicken

Pasta, pesto chicken

Hi everyone! This dish is inspired on Siba’s Chicken Pesto Penne. She is one of my favourite chefs on the Food Network and this recipe is a quick to prepare meal. Perfect for when you have finished a hard (or normal) day at work. Happy cooking! xxx Ann Advertisements

Shrimp scampi courgetti

Shrimp scampi courgetti

Hello Everyone! I know, I’m a bit late jumping on the courgetti train. But better late than never, right? I had been studying courgetti recipes for a while but never got a spiralizer. So many to choose from! I didn’t know which one to get. Until earlier this year when an electric one was in […]

7 colour rice

7 colour rice

Hi everyone! The Food Network is one of my favourite cooking channels. They have a variety of shows, many of which hosted by women, that have been an inspiration to my on many occasions. One of the programmes, Siba’s Table, is hosted by the South African chef Siba Mtongana. She makes simple dishes with a […]

Bell pepper couscous

Bell pepper couscous

Hello Everyone! Don’t you love meals that can be cooked quickly when you come back from work? I do. This is one of my favourite quick meals. You can have it on its owns as a vegetarian dish or you can add some fish or meat. I like making a double portion and take the second […]

Mac & cheese with ham

Mac & cheese with ham

Hi Everyone! We all like mac & cheese, don’t we? Well I do. I have a couple of versions of it and the base of them all is a simple mac & cheese. Sometimes I add ham, mushrooms, cauliflower or blue cheese instead of regular. All depending on my mood. Now mac & cheese is […]

Kidney bean pasta with hidden egg

Kidney bean pasta with hidden egg

Ingredients (2-3 servings) 160 g uncooked pasta of your choice 1 400 g tin kidney beans (drained) ½ cup grated cheese (+ extra for grilling) 1 egg per portion 1 cup tomato soup Method Preheat the oven to 200°C. Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet (minus 1 minute). Put the kidney beans […]