Easy Home Made Salsa Recipe

This is a quick, easy, great addition to any Mexican dishes or to have with something like roast chicken or grilled chicken breasts. You could also serve it as an appetizer with some tortilla chips. It takes all of 5 minutes 🙂 Ingredients: 3 small, ripe tomatoes (I use Roma), chopped finely 1/2 red onion,…

Take Me Home: The Food in South Africa

I’m so excited to be heading back home to Cape Town in a few weeks. Not only because of the sunshine – oh god – the sunshine! but also for the food. Even though what’s available here in RainCity is diverse, in price and type, I miss the freshness in the food that I haven’t…

Leftovers: Waste or Opportunity?

One of my favourite things to do is to revive leftovers. It’s a lot easier if you’re working with something basic, particularly a starch like rice. One of the ways I like to jazz up some rice is to turn it into burrito fixings. Whether it’s Basmati or some long grain wild rice or brown…