Recipe for Brandy Pudding

The recipe I am going to share with you today is about 350 years old! A great favourite from the Cape where the first brandy from Cape grapes were distilled in 1672! We have come a very long way since … read more

Sole Poached in White Wine: Worthy of Monet’s Table

Impressionist painter Claude Monet ate his main meal at 11:30 a.m. so he could take advantage of the afternoon light. Monet would get upset if his talented cook, Marguerite, served the meal a few minutes late. Author Claire Joyes and … read more

Oven French Toast With Neufchatel Cheese and Fresh Raspberries: A Lighter Recipe

French Toast is a satisfying meal because it contains eggs, milk, and bread. Depending on the ingredients, it can also be a caloric meal. For some reason (maybe magazine ads) I felt like making French … read more

Baked Chicken Recipes

A package of skinless, boneless chicken can be used in hundreds of different ways. Deciding to have chicken for dinner is only the first step.

I’m going to share with you a few easy ideas for baked chicken I’ve used … read more

Shiitake Onion Pakora/ Tempura Fritters – Pt 3 of Saving Money on Party Snacks

When I’ve got a craving for a snack with a high mouth feel and belly satisfaction level, I like to have either Japanese-style tempura fritters or East Indian-style pakora fritters (link below). But being the kind of foodie that I … read more

10 Aphrodisiac Foods To Make Yummy Libido Boosting Dishes


The next time you are in the supermarket, think about what types of aphrodisiac foods to add to your cart so you could turn ordinary dinner into finger licking libido boosting sexy dishes.

Say goodbye to plain ol’ meatloaf … read more