Spanish flan & friends

Cooking with friends seems like a long forgotten luxury. Nowadays the only ‘activity’ friends seem to do together is to start a whatsapp group about the activity they want to start together. Soon that group becomes yet another place to … Continue reading

Salted Caramel Cheesecake Bites

I am not an ardent fan of dessert but salted caramel is as close to perfection as it gets. The bite of the sweet and the salty (and in this case the creamy cheesecake too) just hit the right spot as … Continue reading

Spicy Spinach Soup

Popeye did get something right. He realised that spinach is health insurance dressed up as leaves. Low in fat and even lower in cholesterol, spinach is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, … Continue reading

Artists of the week


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Art is inspired by dreams, love, pain and sometimes need. Very rarely does the representation of a think surpass the actual. With a few artists, this statement holds true. They bring themselves to life with each painting. I am learning … Continue reading

Crispy Homemade Nachos (with salsa)

Where there is salsa, there must be nachos. See Chunky Homemade Salsa recipe here. It is a life principle. Nachos can be made at home?! Yes they can be. And the better news is that you can store them for … Continue reading

Chunky Homemade Salsa

Homemade salsa sounds simple enough. So does being happy and living in the moment. Yet we cannot seem to do either. The idea of somethings is more tedious than the actual action. Sometimes you just need to get down to it … Continue reading

Living with horrible humans.

The horrible humans in our lives aren’t the murderers or the rapists. They usually are the people closest to us – our friends and family. This goes out to all those who have ever been backstabbed. There will be many … Continue reading

The key to being found

I see people lost all the time, all around me, at every turn and corner they stand at. For a little while I couldn’t get my head around what was really going wrong for them. To me it looked like … Continue reading

Having a life as a parent

I have been told time and time again that life comes to a standstill once a baby arrives. Things are never really the same but frankly I have enjoyed my time off – a concept I had no idea existed … Continue reading

Teaching toddlers to sit at mealtime

Everyone wants a perfect gentleman at the table, even if he is just 2 years old. I know I don’t want to be the mom whose children stand instead of sit at the table. No one likes that sort of attention. Some days … Continue reading