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Frikadelle (South African Meatballs)

If you do a search for frikadel or Frikadelle or Frikadeller, it is surprisingly of unknown origins. The Frikadelle is a very popular comfort food for the Afrikaans people of South African origin. This year (2022) has been the year that I finally made frikadels that my husband loves. Those I had made following South African cookbooks in the past had not made the pass. So I … Continue reading Frikadelle (South African Meatballs)

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Chicken Pasta Stir-fry

Another great way to use up any leftover chicken from a roast dinner! Something easy something light and quick to cook for 2 persons or more. It all depends on what you have on hand, in the fridge or what you feel like adding either for a colourful dish or some healthy additions. Choices are really up to you. Most of the ingredients I have … Continue reading Chicken Pasta Stir-fry

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Pork Florentine en Croute

This dish started off as almost daily headache of 1) protein option and 2) how to cook it. Pork was the chosen protein and it really came down to what choice cuts were available. Fillet or tenderloin would have in normal days would have been sliced & stir fried into Ginger Pork or paired with spinach into Pork Roulade . The word ‘en croute’ crept … Continue reading Pork Florentine en Croute

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Spiced Pulled Pork

I don’t know about you but it seems that I am always wondering what to do with leftovers and how to turn them into something different and appealing. Waste not what you can recycle. Food recycling has become a trend in my home. What do you do with leftover Schweinshaxe (Roasted Pork Knuckle) ?Sandwich? Wrap? With Pasta? Pizza topping? Casserole? I have decided that we will … Continue reading Spiced Pulled Pork

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Schweinshaxe (Roasted Pork Knuckle)

What do you think of if you are asked what are the traditional German foods? The Pork Knuckle, Schnitzel, Weiners (sausages or hot dogs) & Sauerkraut (Pickled Cabbage) comes to mind. Not forgetting that Oktoberfest is up and coming and this dish would be a winner served with German sausages, sauerkraut & beer and/or lager!! I have recently seen cuts of pork knuckle being sold by the … Continue reading Schweinshaxe (Roasted Pork Knuckle)

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Kung Pao Apple Chicken

Have you had those nights or rather days where you don’t have a clue of what to cook? I have had so many especially during the Covid restrictions or Heightened Alert as it is known in Singapore. Lunch and dinner depends very much on what is available in the fridge or the supermarkets. Gets tricky when you stock up on ingredients at a less crowded … Continue reading Kung Pao Apple Chicken