Carrot and Date Bliss Balls

It’s all about sugar!  We have been told that eating too much sugar is bad for our health.  Why oh why, do we like eating food containing this “naughty” substance?  It tastes good that is why! Sugar is everywhere, lurking hidden in everyday food, tempting us to consume whatever it is in. It seems so…

DUTCH APPLE CAKE

We have recently been away for a long weekend. We stayed with my father n law, who was born in the Netherlands. Opa is now 89, and loves having his family to visit. On the Sunday we went to an annual Dutch day, where they served Olie Bollen, Poffertjes (pancakes), braadwurst (sausage) and croquettes.  The…

Bacon and Spinach Pasta

It’s Monday, and you have had a hectic day at work. You have forgotten to take something out of the freezer for dinner, and have no idea what to cook. If you keep your fridge stocked with a couple of goodie items like bacon and feta cheese, you will be able to whip up a…