Family Food

Recipe ideas for feeding your family. We are a family of two adults and four kids (3 teens) so I am used to cooking for hungry people. Many of these recipes are soo easy to make your kids could make them too. As we are originally from South Africa our food is inspired by South African cuisine.

fruit and vegetables in boxes

Save money with less food waste at home

Save money with less food waste at home Ensuring we have minimal food waste in our home and thereby saving money is a big priority for me. We are a family of six, including two (nearly three) teenagers with adult appetites, living off one full time salary. The bottom line… Read More »Save money with less food waste at home

Afghan Cookie Recipe

Afghan Cookie Recipe This is one of my favourite home-made cookie recipes – because Afghans are really crisp and crumbly while at the same time also melt in the mouth. And I usually have the ingredients in the store cupboard so they can easily be made in cookie emergencies. (You… Read More »Afghan Cookie Recipe

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Mother-in-Law 3 Ingredient Cheesecake!

Mother-in-Law 3 Ingredient Cheesecake! I am one of those rare and lucky women in that I have a really lovely mother-in-law and we are extremely fond of each other! I acknowledge this is a priviledge. 🙂 However, we do differ in one big area and that is, she doesn’t love… Read More »Mother-in-Law 3 Ingredient Cheesecake!

barley loaf batter in a bread tin

Barley, Cranberry and Rhubarb Yoghurt Loaf

Barley, Cranberry and Rhubarb Yoghurt Loaf This is a typical yoghurt bread recipe but I added some rhubarb yoghurt and cranberries to add some sweetness for a teatime treat. You could make this sweet loaf with any flavour of yoghurt or just keep it plain and simple and use only… Read More »Barley, Cranberry and Rhubarb Yoghurt Loaf