Our Family Braai

Us South Africans we love to braai and we braai any chance that we get. We braai on public holidays, days off, weekends, if there is no power. You name it we will braai and we don’t really need an excuse to do it. It is a great way to socialise or spend time with family. I also find it very relaxing. 

Yesterday was my moms day off work. We woke up fairly late, discussed what food we were going to cook this week and what we were going to do the whole day. We went to the shops with my landlords 3 year old grandson and his mom. I spent the time at the shops on WiFi downloading videos while my mom and the others went and bought groceries for a change we got home from the shops early.This never happens as my mother loves to abuse the WiFi at the shops.

My mom, my landlords grandson and I then braaied. I then started an awesome braai. I braaied boerewors that my mom bought with cheese and then I made Roast vegetables.

Ruby Roast Vegetables


Sweet Potato



Red Onion

Mild Chilli Spice

Chop up all the veg and add mild chilli spice. Put it in tin foil with a little bit of oil and either put it in an oven or on a braai or you can put it in a pot like we did because we had no tin foil and put the pot on the braai.

It was an awesome end to an amazing day.


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Macaroni and cheese

So this week I decided to make my most favorite dish in the world and the result was once again amazing


250g veg 


500g mince



Cook the macaroni as per instructions on the packet.While the macaroni is cooking. brown the mince and add the veg with the mince. Once mince,veg  and macaroni is done. pour both into a casserole dish and cover with cheese and put in a preheated oven and bake for half an hour. Once done serve hot.

Avo and Cheese Toastie Recipe

So we have had a rather hectic last couple of weeks.My mom got flu again and had to go to the doctor to be put on Antibiotics.She got better and then we think she had food poisoning boy was she not well. We had decided to try out a new restaurant at woolworths called the woolworths cafe and she was sick that night.

We also finally managed to get my SASSA grant approved after trying for a year and a half. I was accepted into hospitality college and then to our surprise offered a full scholarship. I am on my way to becoming a chef.Then to top it all of my best friends Dad suddenly passed away so i spent a few days being a really good friend.

Avo and cheese toastie


 avocado cut into pieces 

Grated cheese

Two slices of bread

Butter bread and put avo and cheese on top of the slice and cover with the other slice and toast. Once toasted serve hot.

Creamed Spinach and Chips on Bread

Today we went shopping for food at Norwood Mall and to use the free WiFi.We had planned to go to the SASSA offices but we overslept. So I am going tomorrow when Miss Bossy is back at work tomorrow she works six days a week with Wednesday being her off day.

So we decided to go to Norwood Mall instead but before we went we did a bit of blogging planning and specials planning. Miss Bossy likes to go onto Unilever Mobile Deals.

We were able to get a deal where if you buy 3kg Sunlight washing powder you get 400mg free data. We often get great savings from this sight.

I made a simple dinner tonight 

Creamed Spinach and chips on rolls.

Already made creamed spinach 


Hot chips


Cook the Spinach, cook the chips mix them and put them in the roll.

Since we having the Spinach Miss Bossy has not been having leg cramps.She used to wake up in the middle of the night screaming in pain.

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The most amazing and easy Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

Today was a long day. I was supposed to go and serve at my church and make sandwiches while Miss Bossy went to work but I woke up not well. Miss Bossy left me at home and went to work while I cleaned and made the Winter Fruit Salad. We bought the fruit on special last week at the Food Lovers Market and bought the rest of the ingredients today.Miss Bossy nagged me to make it today and so I did.

We were not able to get all the ingredients that were in the recipe and so we changed it a bit.This is our changed Recipe.

So here is how to make The most Amazing and Easy Winter Fruit Salad.

Winter Fruit Salad


1 x Pineapple (chopped) 

1 cup pomegranate seeds

3 x Apples 

1 x Orange

Bananas (chopped) 

1 cup Cream cheese 

1 cup Plain Yoghurt 

1 cup Almond seeds or flake’s 

1 Cup Sesame seed’s 

Half a cup of milk


Put the yoghurt in a large bowl and add the cream cheese milk and mix well then in a separate bowl mix the chopped fruit and add the sesame seed’s and almonds then mix it in.Then combine with the yoghurt mixture once done serve in a bowl with some cut up banana on top.

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Easy Meal

So yesterday Miss Bossy and I had a buisy day.We got up early and had to go to the clinic as Miss Bossy is sick and boy is she is grumpy when she is sick. We then went to the mall to buy some food and to use the free Wi Fi. We are now Woolies favorite customers due to their free two hour WiFi.We downloaded as many YouTube videos that we could and uploaded our first Blog. Miss Bossy took me for lunch at Wimpy where I had my favorite waffle with bar one sauce and ice cream and Miss Bossy had a Mince and Cheese Baguette with Chips. We then went to Food Lovers and made use if their specials we got two Spaghetti for R25 and fruit for R39. I am planning on making a nice fruit salad next week. Will post the recipe. When we got home we were both so tired and so I made Miss Bossy and I some Toasted Sandwiches.

Mushrooms and Cheese Toasted Sandwiches




Tomato sauce (optional)



Grate the cheese  onto the buttered bread. add mushrooms and tomato sauce and cover with another slice of bread. then put in a sandwich Maker and toast for the required time.

It was really delicious and really easy to make.

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