A bit of Coffee Conversations..

Coffee stories have to be the best creation ever, it’s amazing how we link nostalgic moments to an aromatic cuppa coffee, some moments happy and some not so happy, and rather sad and bleak. Who doesn’t love that saying we all know so dearly let’s meet for a coffee or catch-up over a coffee. Coffee…

Vegan Beetroot wrap using Fry’s burger

Method: Cut your burger into a few strips, Fry your burger from frozen Add your Mexican frozen veg to the pan fry Heat your beetroot wrap for 30 seconds on each side Spread your vegan mayonnaise on your beetroot wrap Add your burger and veggie mix, top with fresh coriander and serve immediately. Enjoy. For…

Barista Training at Africa Black

Coffee one of the most traded commodities in the world, a conversation starter, the best way to network and catch up with friends, colleagues and family, the most popular term used lets meet for a coffee, who can resist a comforting cuppa. We often hear is that a single origin or a blend, is it…

Protein packed burgers from Frys

Now that I have your attention, a delicious guilt free burger that’s packed with extra protein, 27% more protein to be exact as well as 100% Plant based, meaning it’s vegan and vegetarian easy to prepare, perfect for frying or on the Braai, if placing on the Braai be sure to baste the burger with…

Finding the Positive moments through lockdown.

Let’s face it lockdown is a new concept to us all, in South Africa we are over a 100 days in we either still learning to adapt or we already have. Sharing some positive moments on this experience below. Benefits of this process: Taking time out to figure out what you truly desire to achieve…

Coffee & Chocolate

Coffee and chocolate Feeling chilli the perfect winter warmer that’s not too overwhelming, warm Coffee with a twist, below the recipe with quick easy ingredients. All you require for this easy recipe: Mini marshmallows Strong cup of coffee I used the Ristretto from Nespresso, you can use any strong coffee. Cinnamon powder 70% dark Chocolate…

How to make the Perfect Plunger Coffee

Brewing your Coffee at home is a real treat, it really isn’t complicated, I used to be overwhelmed by using my Plunger, now it’s as easy as making a slice of toast, here are a few tips below to enjoy a the perfect cup. Boil your water Gently swirl a tablespoon of boiling water to…

Nespresso Coffee capsules review

Pictured above Ispirazione Venezia. Nespresso have launched some new Coffee capsules, these are my thoughts on the 3 I purchased recently. Let’s see which of these make the cut.. The Ispirazione was launched early this year in South Africa, the first time I tried it I wasn’t sold on it, after giving it another try…

Restoring balance – Back to Basics

Gosh where do I begin, this is a post I have been wanting to write for 4 days now, I wasn’t focused enough to sit and allow it to flow, after meditating regularly during the lockdown some days twice a day, getting caught up in watching videos and getting sucked into what seems like a…

How to live Sustainably

What does it mean to live Sustainably? “Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual’s or society’s use of Mother Earth’s natural resources and personal resources. Practitioners of sustainable living often attempt to reduce their carbon footprint by altering methods of transportation, energy consumption, and diet. Save water, reduce your time in…

Olive & Oregano Focaccia

4 cups of Eureka stone ground cake four Flour for sprinkling 1 packed of Anchor yeast 3 Tablespoons of olive oil 2 teaspoons of sugar 2 teaspoons of pink salts 1 Tablespoon of dried oregano 310ml of warm water 1 packet of black olives (if you purchase olives with pits you can cut in half…

Macadamia nut smoothie

Lockdown doesn’t have to be challenging it’s a mindset shift, a time to slow down, time to reflect, allow your creative genius to create new flavors in the kitchen, play around with textures allow yourself to combine a new dimension of food fun! I created this recipe this morning, I have been creating smoothies for…