Pumpkin Soup

1 quarter pumpkin diced into chunks 2 potatoes diced 2 onions diced 3 garlic cloves crushed 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock Salt and pepper Gourmet vegeta 1 tsp cumin 1 Tbsp Italian mixed herbs 1 small jar thickened cream In a large pot heat a little olive oil and start sauté all the veggies…

Minestrone soup

1.5 Litres Vegetable stock 1 cup egg noodles 1 cup 'McEnZie brand' Italian style soup mix 1 Heap Tbsp tomato paste 1 large onion diced 2 carrots diced 1/2 Leek thinly sliced 1 celery stalk sliced 2 potatoes diced 1 Tsp dried parsley 3 Garlic clover crushed Fresh parsley chopped Beef rashers crisped in the…

Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings)

Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings) Full of flavour and character, a staple of Lebanese cuisine. Dumplings1 Packet Puff Pastry800 g Lamb Mince2 Whole Onions (- Finely Diced)2 tsp Arabian Seven SpicesUnsalted Butter2 tsp SaltYogurt Sauce2 L Goat Yogurt1 Cup Cold Water (- Mixed With 1 Tbsp Corn Flour To Dissolve)1 Bunch Coriander (- Chopped Finely)1 Bulb…

Cottage Flowers In The Garden

In my honest opinion, a garden is not successful, whether it is filled with fruits, greens and vegetables. It only becomes a success when those things are also accompanied by beautiful rows, beds, arches or walls of flowers. Not to sound biased at all, because being pretty is not the only feature that gives life…

Living room 

One of the most frequently used rooms is our family room. I wanted to create a area that is pretty yet cosy & functional. When designing a room it's always best to first 'Brain storm' your ideas via a mood board. This helps with picking and choosing what colour palette, style, budget you're going for…