I’m not a bad cook – not at all! In fact, I like to think I’m quite good at it – mostly. But what really gets me about the daily grind and everyday cooking is that I have to plan it, and buy it, and then cook it after a really hectic day filled with other things – and let’s be honest, I don’t think anyone likes cooking every day. I can think of a million things I’d much rather do than slave in the kitchen. Free time is rare in my life – modern life. These days cooking is a real schlep, especially when you’ve just gotten home from a jam packed crazy day.
So I’ve been trying out MyChef – a dinner delivery service here in Durban. They prepare and deliver delicious heat and eat, assemble and cook, easy bake, and yummy treats as well as essentials twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. I’m not a huge fan of ready-meals at all – so this was quite the experiment indeed! But I have actually been blown away!
I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I am now addicted. I’m addicted to choosing my dinners for the week and just stashing them in my fridge when they arrive – I don’t have to think. I just open the fridge, pick something and serve yummy dinners. The variety is awesome, and we’ve been eating stuff I would never have thought to make, like beef florentine and divine pork mustard seed stroganoff – yes really!
I’m astonished at how affordable it actually is – because you really don’t need to worry about anything else. MyChef delivers bread and milk – all the sides you can think of, kiddies meals (which come in