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Maharagwe (Kenyan Red Beans)

Maharagwe (Kenyan Red Beans)

Bringing a bit of colour and warmth to the dark winter days, this African inspired dish is a recipe that I picked up during our recent travels to Kenya. First tasted on the coast, this Swahili dish uses coconut water and simple spices to create a wholesome and tasty meal that can be eaten with or without an ocean view (see photos…) Continue reading

Green Bean and Kabuki Pea Bredie

Green Bean and Kabuki Pea Bredie

After a summer of tardy blogging, I’d like to win you over with this quirky and flavoursome Bredie. In this recipe, the kabuki pea (aka marrowfat pea) and green bean join forces in a not-so-typical South African stew (called a Bredie). To my surprise, the dish went down a storm in my family. Plus, I have a confession to make… Continue reading

Multi-Veg Muffins

Multi-Veg Muffins

These savoury muffins are a great way to sneak some veggies into your children’s snack-time. They are cheesy, incredibly more-ish and kids seem to love them (parents are also partial to a few). Continue reading

Date Slice

Date Slice

Here is a version of the classic date slice: juicy dates sandwiched between two layers of oaty, buttery crumble but without refined sugar and with added linseed goodness. This slice is a wholesome treat to delight the little people and other dried fruit enthusiasts. Continue reading

Beetroot, Lentil and Raisin Stew

Beetroot, Lentil and Raisin Stew

This recipe uses Moroccan style flavours to bring out the sweet, earthiness of beetroot. It is the very same sweetness that means that this dish will probably appeal to your little people. Or, is it actually the potential to paint hands, face and floor with bright red beetroot juice? I dare you to find out (…or just enjoy it all to yourself). Continue reading