What better way to wrap up the weekend than to invite a bit of creativity into your kitchen and introduce your palate to something different.


Here’s an idea; why not make a meal of mackerel (Titus) fish in orange sauce, apple fritters, watermelon lime slushies, and avocado puree.

This is how to put it together:

Avocado puree

Mums who want to introduce their little ones to family foods but are seeking convenience at the same time will love this! This no cook puree is bursting with nutrient and leaves out all the thought of which fruit to combine. Buttery and yummy all the way!


Avocado Puree

Photo Credit: Annabel Karmel


1 pc avocado


4 tbsp water


Cut a small avocado open and remove the stone. Scoop the flesh and mash with little quantity of your baby’s milk.

You can improve the consistency of this puree by adding 1 tablespoon of water at a time.



Apple fritters

Are you a caterer? Are you into event management or looking to grow your small chops business? This apple pie is your opportunity to stand out from other brands. It is simple, sweet and unique. Be the first to make this apple fritters the next big snack!

Apple Fritters

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1 cup plain flour


4 tbsp sugar

2 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 cup apple


120 ml full cream milk

1 tsp cinnamon powder

2 cups icing sugar

1 pc egg

2 l vegetable oil


Combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon, ¾ teaspoon of salt and 1½ teaspoon of baking powder to the large mixing bowl. Stir in 80 millilitres of milk and the egg until well combined. Fold in the apple (previously chopped).

Pour the oil into a saucepan so that it is approximately 1½ inch deep. Heat the oil on high. The oil is hot when a little dough thrown into it floats.

Scoop the dough carefully into the oil and fry until all sides are brown. Transfer to a paper towel to absorb the oil and then to a cooling rack.

Make a glaze by stirring the icing sugar and the remaining milk together. Drizzle over apple fritters and allow to harden for about 3 minutes. Flip and repeat the same process.

Serve warm!

Watermelon lime slushies

Our version of watermelon slushies is less complicated. And it is a perfect choice of drink for summer with a blend of the sweetness of watermelon and the sourness of lime in one cup. Nothing awakens your taste bud like two unlikely flavours together.

Watermelon Lime Slushies

Photo Credit: Whole and Heavenly Oven


6 cups watermelon

2 pcs lime


Ensure the watermelon is chopped and without its rind. Put in a blender, squeeze in the lime juice, add 3 cups of ice cubes and process until smooth.

Serve in a glass.

Mackerel (Titus) fish in orange sauce

Life is good with the right food, right people at the right place. And with this in front of you and your loved ones in your home you would agree that life is sweet. Fix this fish recipe in minutes in the comfort of your home. No grill needed.

Titus Fish In Orange Sauce

Photo Credit: IQ Food Platter


1 pc titus

2 pc orange

2 pcs carrot

1 pc ginger

2 pcs rodo

1 bunch parsley

1 pc seasoning cube

1 pc onions


Peel the carrots and chop into chunks and set aside. Also, dice the onions, and crush the ginger and rodo then set them aside.

Wash the fish and remove the gills. Place the fish on a foil and season with onions, pepper, seasoning cubes and place the chopped carrots in the foil.

Squeeze the orange juice on the fish and grate the rind of the orange on the fish. Wrap the foil and allow to marinade for 30 about minutes.

Cook the fish for about 25 minutes in an oven pre-heated at 400 degrees F.

Serve warm with buttered boiled potato and a few sprigs of parsley.

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