Easy Dinner Recipes | Cooking Made Simple
Lamington Roll

Lamington Roll

This light and airy sponge roll, dressed up as an Australian Lamington, is a fun dessert or teatime treat.

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Lentil Bolognese

Lentil Bolognese

A quick & easy meat-free bolognese that's packed full of protein and flavour.

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Vetkoek with Wors & Tomato Gravy

Vetkoek with Wors & Tomato Gravy

Vetkoek with a boerewors and rich tomato gravy is delicious and filling.

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Fried Chicken with Chakalaka Mayonnaise

Fried Chicken with Chakalaka Mayonnaise

Succulent and crispy, this is an all-time favourite fried chicken recipe complete with chakalaka mayonnaise.

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Lamington Cake

Lamington Cake

This two-layer, two-toned Lamington cake is so perfectly pretty it will steal any tea party show.

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Mild Chicken Curry

Mild Chicken Curry

Mild and creamy, this delicious chicken curry recipe combines the rich flavours of tomato, coconut milk, coriander and fragrant spices in a quick and easy mid-week dinner.

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Dessert Vetkoek

Dessert Vetkoek

This yeast-free South African vetkoek dessert is a firm favourite. The golden dough is tossed in sweet sugar and cinnamon and filled with sticky jam.

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Perfect for baby showers, birthday parties and school fetes, these carrot cake cupcakes with crushed pineapple and hint of cinnamon can be made ahead and enjoyed on the day.

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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Add a sweet note to any day with a tray of freshly baked blueberry muffins. A swirl of honey and a hint of vanilla make this recipe a delicious breakfast or lunch box winner.

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Carrot Muffins

Carrot Muffins

Perfect for breakfast and lunchboxes, this carrot muffin recipe has a sweet hint of cinnamon and contains hidden veggies. Great for kids – and great for grownups.

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Tomato & Beetroot Salad

Tomato & Beetroot Salad

A good braai deserves a good braai salad. We love this colourful combination of beetroot, cucumber, baby tomatoes and more. It’s easy to make and leaves a lasting impression.

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Pretty Pink Lamingtons

Pretty Pink Lamingtons

Pretty, spongy and delicious. We love these Pink Lamingtons with a strawberry jam centre and a desiccated coconut coating. Perfect for spoiling the mom in your life.

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