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Cape Town, South Africa
Interests: drinking coffee, baking cakes, football (soccer), food photography, cooking exotic food
Recent Activity
I must admit I haven't baked for a while at home, having baking for Escape Caffe almost on a daily basis during the week, so the other day, someone told us that the World famous Willies Supreme Cacao was on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2011 at A Tasty Blog
NY Style Brekkie, originally uploaded by Lameen. A nice easy one for you to try this weekend. I just got inspired for something that reminded me of New York Cuisine, so think Reubenish sandwich for breakfast, which means Beef Pastrami,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at A Tasty Blog
Savoury Pancakes With Avo Rocket Recipe, originally uploaded by Lameen. OK ! This is a really quick one as I assume you know how to make pancakes and if you don't, use this: Sift about 125g of self raising flour... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2011 at A Tasty Blog
chocolate and banana muffin, originally uploaded by Lameen. OK ! so here we go, you've got your 1 ripe banana 2 free range or organic large eggs 200g of self-raising flour 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 1 ripe banana... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2011 at A Tasty Blog
chocolate and banana muffin, originally uploaded by Lameen. I haven't forgotten about you - my readers, if I have any left after a 3 month hiatus. I plan to blog more about tasty recipes, beginning with my caffe style muffins,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2011 at A Tasty Blog
Summer Crumble, originally uploaded by Lameen. With all the hectic activities during the festive season with meals and visits aplenty, the tendency for simple but delicious food becomes even more to the fore. Wow ! what a mouthful - not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
I'm Making Harrisa Paste, originally uploaded by Lameen. Looks spicy hot, doesn't it ? Well ! it is. It's freezing where I'm not, Europe and USA and it's boiling where I am, Cape Town, so I think this post crosses... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Dessert Last Night, originally uploaded by Lameen. Wow ! it's been a while since I blogged and my excuse is that I'm so worn out from running and baking at the cafe, looking at computers other than to pay bills,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Escape Caffe Food , originally uploaded by Lameen. I know it's been a while but I've been so busy setting up my cafe in the centre of Cape Town that I haven't had the time to sit down and share... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Mini Raspberry Cheesecakes, originally uploaded by Lameen. It keeps staring at me, so I had to make them again. Yes ! this is the July pic on my "2010 tasty calendar" and as we are in July, I see this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
What is Normal Cake ?, originally uploaded by Lameen. What is normal may not be normal, what is normal is normal.... not sure if the cold is playing with my mind, but one reason for missing my self-imposed deadline of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Banoffe Pie Tart with Meringue Topping, originally uploaded by Lameen. I can't recall the last time I actually had banoffee pie, but it used to be one of my favourites way back when. The thought of a tasty combination of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Torta Arancia alla Mandorle, originally uploaded by Lameen. I have a taste for.... dessert of course, as always. Sometimes I confess and I'm sure many a foodie will sympathize with me that a few days before I decide what to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Pumpkin, Carrot & Chilli Soup, originally uploaded by Lameen. And even colder inside, here in Cape Town during the Winter, where houses are not made to preserve the warmth but the cold. Why ? because although we have nice and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
My First Quiche, originally uploaded by Lameen. I'm really getting into quick, easy, simple and healthy recipes. I guess with my new home here in Cape Town, I get so excited being so close to all these fresh herbs, which... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Just joined twitter a few days ago. Catch me on atastyescape on twitter Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Interesting isn't it ? Well ! I thought so when I first saw this in a magazine, which featured some great recipes by one of my favourite Aussie chef, Bill Granger. Apparently, hotcakes are quite a popular breakfast item in... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
New Age Prawn Avocado Salad, originally uploaded by Lameen. First up, an apology - I lost internet access and after that my hard drive crashed, just after 3 years of using it - urgghh ! So what do I have... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Lameen is now following Mowie Kay
May 10, 2010
Friand, originally uploaded by Lameen. No ! that isn't misspelt, it is Friand and in short it's a popular Australian version of a cup cake. However, for Friand, egg whites and ground almonds are used instead, as opposed to just... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Lameen is now following Pim
Apr 29, 2010
I've never really thought that much about making my own cereal, mainly because there are so many exciting flavours on offer, but walking through all these health shops and spotting the ridiculous prices on some of them, I thought "I've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Steak Sandwich, originally uploaded by Lameen. Yum ! I've been looking forward to this for over 7 years. Yes ! 7 years - you may be asking why so long ? Well ! it's because when it comes to food,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
Making Biscotti Catucci, originally uploaded by Lameen. In English, Italian Biscuits with almonds. Yum ! I've always loved these biscuits, especially with coffee or espresso in the evening after dinner and spotting what I think was an easy recipe in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2010 at A Tasty Blog
So, last Saturday, after discovering a bit of the Cape Town environs, we got home a bit late and of course it was time for dinner. I knew that it was going to be spicy sausages with ........ Gulp !... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at A Tasty Blog