Raniah’s Grilled Snoek (Snake Mackerel)

Snoek (Thyrsites atun) is a member of the snake mackerel family (Gempylidae) and is found throughout temperate waters of the Southern Hemisphere.  Snoek is a large predatory, pelagic schooling species which undergoes unpredictable seasonal migrations known as “snoek runs”.  It is resilient and fast-growing, reaching sexual maturity after 3 years.  Their nomadic lifestyle makes them … Continue reading

Raniah’s Pot Roast T-Bone Steak

Raniah’s Pot Roast T-Bone Steak

“Whats for lunch Mom?” My baby daughter’s favourite question on a Sunday morning. She got me thinking long and hard, checking my fridge, I came across T-BONE STEAK Yaaaaaay!!!! Voila!! My mind went all crazy hahahahaaa 😀 What can I still add to make this yummy, meaty meal more mouth-watering??………..hmmm her favourite roast potato, corn, sweet butternut and savoury rice and that’s when I … Continue reading

Chicken and Crouton Salad

Chicken and Crouton Salad

I know I haven’t been very productive for the past few weeks, all thanks to some unrelated and unplanned internet disruptions and also time to source new and innovative ways to bring you the very best cooking. Salads are considered to be a Summer meal, and it being Winter in South Africa, I still had … Continue reading

How the Lemon made its way to the top :)

How the Lemon made its way to the top :)

So this blog is just not all about cooking and baking, but I also feel the need to inform you that there are many ways that our daily lives can be simplified by using whatever we have at our disposal. I would appreciate comments or if you have any useful tips, feel free to post … Continue reading