January 18, 2018

Fried Tomato salad

Posted on January 15, 2018 by in salads, vegetables

Fried Tomato salad

Fried Tomato salad is definitively meeting healthy eating halfway. Fried Tomato salad has all the elements of a good salad. The crunch, creamy, bitter, tart and then it meets up the forbidden world of fried food. Yes, forbidden for many as we started the new year with resolutions to eat healthier. Usually after a December […]

Pork Neck Steaks – deliciously tender!

Posted on January 4, 2018 by in pork

Pork Neck Steaks

Pork Neck Steaks, my favorite cut of pork. Of course other than a deliciously crispy pork belly, but pork belly does not work so well on the grill or braai, unless you make Pork Belly Kebabs. Pork Neck Steaks on the other hand, always delivers on taste and they are always tender. You can find […]

Thai Chicken Braai Parcels

Posted on December 21, 2017 by in Chicken

Thai Chicken Braai Parcels

Thai Chicken Braai Parcels – the idea struck me at 4 am this morning. Yes, you may ask why? Well, sleep is not my friend. The Thai Chicken Braai Parcels idea is a great one, I think. I don’t know about you, but we eat a lot of red meat during our holiday in Hermanus. […]

Crackling Pork Belly Roll with Bacon wrapped apples

Posted on November 30, 2017 by in pork

Crackling Pork Belly Roll

This Crackling Pork Belly Roll should be at the center of each and every Christmas Dinner table this year. It is that easy and that delicious! My Crackling Pork Belly Roll is already prepped and in my freezer, In fact I actually have a few ready for the silly season. By now, regular visitors to […]

One Cup Yogurt Muffins – Sweet or Savory

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in baked goods

One cup Yogurt Muffins

One cup Yogurt Muffins is perfect for a baking session with your kids. These One cup Yogurt Muffins I saw at the Spar Junior Chef event that was held last Saturday here in Cape Town. It seems as if I was under a rock somewhere, because the internet is flooded with this clever recipe. Most of […]

Cheesy Garlic Turmeric Rosemary Rolls

Posted on October 5, 2017 by in baked goods

Cheesy Garlic Turmeric Rosemary Rolls

Cheesy Garlic Turmeric Rosemary Rolls – your answer to easy entertaining. The Cheesy Garlic Turmeric Rosemary rolls were made with my machine, so very, very little effort from my side. The most effort was to not eat too much of the darn rolls. I remember seeing dinner rolls on Drizzle & Dip and also Heinstirred. […]

Grilled Sheep Tails – Skaapstertjies is part of my heritage!

Posted on September 21, 2017 by in lamb

Grilled Sheep Tails

Grilled Sheep Tails – please do not be freaked out. They are beyond delicious. Of course if they are cooked the correct way. Grilled Sheep tails are normally eaten around Spring, when  sheeps’ tails are removed for a very good reason. You can read all about that here. As much as I would like to […]

Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto

Posted on September 15, 2017 by in lamb

Greek Lamb Chops

Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto – quick stix and dinner is served. We had Greek Lamb Chops with Mint Pesto and golden oven-baked potato wedges for dinner last night. I missed out, because unexpected quests arrived, but from the family’s reaction, it is good! Very good! So, what makes the lamb chops Greek? Well, […]

Caprese Bombs and a Competition

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in cheese

Caprese Bombs

These Caprese Bombs are just the bomb, pardon the pun. Caprese Bombs made with 5 ingredients, I kid you not. The recipe makes 20 and they flew off the plate before I could take proper pictures. The kids (and dad) absolutely loved them. A traditional Caprese Salad is a salad made with fresh tomatoes, fresh […]

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017

Posted on September 12, 2017 by in cooking competitions

UNilever Chef of the Year 2017

Unilever Chef of the Year 2017 event was just bigger and better than other years. I attended the Unilever Chef of the Year 2017 event on 6 September 2017 at the Unilever Head Office in Durban last week. I have to say, this by far my most favorite event of the year. Simply because it […]