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I’m not one to hold on to so-called secret recipes but this one, I keep close. In fact, I’ve been putting off the day I’d share this recipe with anyone because it is just that good. How good? Well, good enough to help win over a boyfriend or two. After all, the way to aContinue Reading
I got the idea for this recipe recently when I had a flashback to my days at chef school… One of the first things we made was cucumber “spaghetti” topped with smoked salmon and a hollandaise sauce. I remember how incredibly chuffed I was with myself at the time. The spaghetti idea is a greatContinue Reading
Nothing reminds me more of the promise of summer and warm weather than the smell of freshly mowed grass and the smoky aroma of braaivleis hanging in the air. Having said that, the smell of braaivleis is the only fond memory I have of childhood braais since my father is possibly the worst braaier ever.Continue Reading
I just love the aromatic zestiness of lemons and they’re a staple in my kitchen. At this time of year, I love to preserve them as it’s a great way to save the winter’s bounty and stock up your pantry to add zing to myriad meals from chicken to fish, sauces to stews. This isContinue Reading
My mother is the queen of one-pot wonders – give her a bag of groceries and she can have dinner on the table in 20 minutes flat. These skills are attributed to the fact that cooking is a chore for her (I often wonder if I’m adopted), while my dish-free dinners are due myContinue Reading
I read a shocking statistic from the South African National Food Consumption Survey this weekend: “One in five children in South Africa under the age of nine suffers from stunted growth as a result of malnutrition”. It’s a difficult fact to swallow, especially with winter creeping in on us and food being a warmContinue Reading
In this video our Food Editor, Katelyn Williams, shows us how to make the best butterscotch sauce.
I started growing my own herbs in old wine barrels about 2 years ago. They are an inspiration to all our visitors. The barrels overflow with rosemary, a variety of different mints, Vietnamese coriander, curry leaves, chives, basil, origanum, scented geranium and sage.