This creamy garlic seafood pasta dish is so delicious that you are going to want to make it again and again. The best part is that it is super easy and quick to make – the perfect dish for your holiday at Uvongo River Resort! Ingredients: 2 tbsp olive oil 250g shrimp/prawns, peeled and deveined 150g mussels, with shells but debearded 150g calamari tubes 2 … Continue reading CREAMY GARLIC SEAFOOD PASTA

Oatmeal Chocolate Granola Bars

Ingredients 4 cups old fashioned oats 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 cup chocolate chips 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 cup vegetable, canola, avocado or other oil of choice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup honey Preparation Preheat oven to 160C. Combine the oats, wheat flour, coconut, sugar, chocolate chips and salt in a bowl. In … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Granola Bars

Italian Sugar Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 1/3 cup canola oil 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt Red and blue paste food coloring 1/2 teaspoon each cherry, raspberry and lemon extract Method Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add egg and oil, beating … Continue reading Italian Sugar Cookies

Uvongo River Resort’s Simple Summer Mussel Pot

(with a touch of Italian flair, of course, just like Uvongo!) If you are holidaying here with us on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast then, of course, you have to sample the seafood! We found this lovely simple Italian-style mussel pot recipe you might enjoy. Here’s to la bella vita! Ingredients – 1.8 kg fresh, living mussels 120 ml white wine (alternatively, 1 tbsp lemon juice) … Continue reading Uvongo River Resort’s Simple Summer Mussel Pot

Manzi’s Gourmet Boerie Rolls

Few things say “South African” quite like a boerewors roll! With the summer season in mind and easy-to-prepare, no-fuss holiday meals a must, we thought we’d share our Gourmet Boerie Roll recipe here, for your enjoyment. (Makes 6) Ingredients – Boerewors, approximately 700 g of your favourite wors 6 fresh hot dog rolls 1 Tbsp feta cheese crumbled For the Carmelised Onions: 3 large onions, … Continue reading Manzi’s Gourmet Boerie Rolls

North Coast Mussels in Lemon Garlic-Butter Sauce

Naturally, when you’re on holiday at the coast, you want to enjoy delicious seafood! You don’t have to splurge on an expensive restaurant dinner to enjoy a delicious mussel pot! Check out this North Coast mussel pot recipe. Ingredients – 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup … Continue reading North Coast Mussels in Lemon Garlic-Butter Sauce

Le Fera Loaded Brownies (with bells on!)

Spread the love this Christmas with these fully loaded decadent Brownies (with bells on!). What better gift from the heart than a couple of these bad boys, made with love and beautifully gift-wrapped!? (makes 12 servings) Ingredients 225g dark chocolate, 60% or darker 1 cup butter (230 g) 1 ½ cups sugar (300 g) 4 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt 1 ⅓ … Continue reading Le Fera Loaded Brownies (with bells on!)


We love the Festive Season and everything that goes with it. But one of the our favourite parts is definitively the festive season pass to indulge in gorgeous desserts. Wow your guest’s this year with this gorgeous (yet so simple) Berry Pavlova. Ingredients Pavlova 4 eggs whites (at room temperature) Pinch of salt 250g castor sugar 2 tsp of cornflour (sifted) 1 tsp white wine … Continue reading BERRY CHRISTMAS PAVLOVA