Healthy Snacks II- Frozen mango Lassi

So my first year exams are over!!! Contrary to what you might expect I still feel a heavy burden on my shoulders. This is because I tend to over indulge in chocolates, buttery pastries and my all time weakness, Ben & Jerry’s phish food. So, rather than celebrating my short term freedom I find myself struggling…

Easy Brunch Potatoes II (soy sesame)

As Promised, here is my lazy serendipitous brunch potato recipe. Serves two. Ingredients  1 kilo of potatoes 1/8 cup Soy sauce 30ml smoked paprika 1 table spoon sesame seeds 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 4 tablespoon of olive oil Preheat the oven to 200°C or 400°F fan assisted. Wash…

Healthy Snacks I-Roasted Chili Oil Chickpeas

Ingredients 400 grams tin of chickpeas salt 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes 3 tablespoons chili infused olive oil or plain olive oil. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius or 420 Fahrenheit . Drain the chick peas and rinse thoroughly. Transfer Chickpeas to a bowl and drizzle oil, 1/2 a teaspoon of chili flakes and a pinch…

Simple meals for 1- Spaghetti Carbonara

serves one 15 minutes   Ingredients 1/4 cup of diced pancetta (thick bacon)- 70 grams 2 large egg yolks for a creamier dish or 1 large egg 1 clove of garlic  100 grams spaghetti salt  freshly ground black pepper 11/3 cup Parmesan cheese olive oil In a pan boil about 1.5 liters of water and add…

How to Eat more Veges and Fruits I- Shaksh(o)uka

Shaksh(o)uka is a dish popular in the middle east and is thought to be originally of Tunisian and Morrocan Origin. It is an easy meal and a good way to take a backseat from carbs and get your five a day in one meal. It’s perfect for any meal and like you’ll most likely have…

Chili Chorizo Pasta

00serves 2 15 minutes Ingredients 1/3 cup diced chorizo-150 grams 1 small onion( about 1/4 cup finely diced)-150 grams 1 garlic clove finely diced 1/2 cup tomato passata or marinara sauce-115 grams 1-2 teaspoon chili flake 1 teaspoon mixed Italian herbs spaghetti about 7 centimeters diameter when held in fist-200 grams 2 tablespoon Olive oil 1…

Cooking Tip 1. (Oil Test)

I have decided to start a new series were I just give general cooking tips and the first tip is how to know if your oil is hot enough. Why is it important? I personally love and welcome every and any opportunity to learn and as a science lover I think its nice to always…

Quick Ginger-Soy beef stirfry

serves 2 Ingredients Beef Marinade 1/8 cup of dark soy sauce 2 teaspoon chili flakes 2 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon minced ginger ( about the top segment of your thumb) 1 clove garlic, minced optional: 1/8 cup of rice wine For the beef: 300 gram beef steak sliced to about strips…

Leibster Award

Thank you Jess for the nomination x http://curiosityinstyle.wordpress.com/ If I nominated you please answer the questions posted below. 1 . Do you have a favorite fashion fashion blogger or Youtuber of the moment? I really like Maya and Julia from the line up I’ve been following them since their second video https://www.google.nl/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCEQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fuser%2Fthelineupjm&ei=-WcQVPqBO-KAywPtloJ4&usg=AFQjCNEESawRfOY0THELb0LR2l3G8OeNrw&sig2=fqU3FdF5Ud5acuz0ZBSYjw&bvm=bv.74649129,d.bGQ 2. Which brands…

How I Style Mom Jeans I

I CALL THIS THE OG/ ORIGINAL GRANDMA Very Minimal Outfit beige Cardigan from H&M Mom Jeans from H&M