Yuzu Review

Some days, you want something that you are familiar with. Pizza, burgers and all that kinds of comfort food. Other days, you might feel adventurous, try something that you have never eaten in your life before. The issue? You don’t want to pay a lot of money for this “something new”. What if it doesn’t taste good? So when I heard Yuzu had an opening special, of course I had to go try it!

The special: 1/2 price sushi and R99 for a bowl of Ramen and a drink. We decided to try the sushi as well as the ramen. The sushi is quite pricey, but the portions are huge!We had the Tuna and Avo Maki and the Salmon and Avo Onigirazu. It was 8 pieces in total, whichย fiancรฉ and I shared. I only managed to have 3 pieces! I promise you guys, the portions are huge, but so good!

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So next up: the ramen. We were both really scared, but really excited to try this new dish. The verdict: when are we having ramen again!? It was amazing! The ramen consisted of aย soft boiled egg, udon noodles, spring onion, toasted sesame seeds, chinese leaf and bean sprouts in a lemongrass broth. I went for the chicken option, thinking it would be a little healthier. The chicken was deep fried (but lets be honest everything deep fried is good anyways). The flavours are amazing! I absolutely loved the noodles as well as the lemongrass broth. Again, the portions were huge. Neither of us could finish the bowl of food!

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I definitely recommend this place for anyone who wants to try something new. Especially since they have a special. Support this new restaurant guys! You will be pleasantly surprised, I promise!

Clean Cookie Dough by Gracefituk

So I contacted the beautiful Gracefituk and asked if I could review one of her recipes. First of all, she is the sweetest girl! She always gives amazing tips and is super friendly. And then of course, she has the hottest bum in all the land! ๐Ÿ‘

When I heard she had 2 recipe books (sweet and savoury) I just had to have them! I bought them immediately and had to try all of the amazing recipes! The first recipe I tried was a Protein Porridge recipe which was just to die for! I’ve been making this almost every morning, using different toppings to give it variety. Point is – go buy her books! They are amazing, user friendly and provide some deliciousย recipes!

The most difficult thing was choosing which recipe I wanted to review. I literally chose four, then made two of them. You can never have enough sweet things in the house! I decided on reviewing the cookie dough recipe, because everyone loves cookie dough! I also wanted to try something new with things that I already have in the kitchen.

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Ingredients:

  • 240g Chickpeas (soaked and drained)
  • 4 Tbsp Peanut Butter (I used Yum Yum Crunchy Peanut Butter)
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 3 Tbsp Oats

Filling:

  • Cocoa Nibs
  • Dried Cranberries (or any other dried fruit)

Directions:

  1. Add all ingredients and blend thoroughly

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ย  ย  ย 2. Place mixture in bowl and add the filling

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3. Knead the cookie dough, roll into balls and place it in the fridge

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Easy as pie? Maybe not. I do not have the best blender so I really struggled to blend all my ingredients thoroughly. So my biggest tip would be to use a nice blender!๐Ÿ˜‚ ย I cannot wait to snack on these all week long! Thanks Grace for the amazing recipes!

Go check out her website and buy her books!

http://gracefituk.co.uk/