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Cherry Almond Tarts

Posted on December 1, 2015 by in Uncategorized

Cherries Almond Tarts

Cherry Almond Tarts are just so beautiful and although they remind you of  mince pies, they are way more delicious and child friendly ( my kids hate mince  pies) I like to keep things simple and this recipe is just that , really, really simple. I suppose you can do this with any fruit like […]

Ultimate BLT with Bacon Mayo

Posted on October 29, 2015 by in pork

Ultimate BLT

Ultimate BLT with bacon Mayo! How dare I make such an assumption. What makes my version of this classic sandwich so “ultimate”? My Ultimate BLT is made with wood smoked hand-cut bacon, the bacon is glazed with syrup and if that is not enough, the Bacon Mayo gives this sandwich the “Ultimate” stamp of approval. […]

Eclairs with Turkish Delight

Posted on October 21, 2015 by in baked goods

Eclairs

Eclairs had me sweating the last 2 days. Not because they are difficult to make, but because I doubted my recipe. You see, as a food writer and recipe developer, we put our tested and trusted recipes out there and hope people will not only try it, but actually like it and make it again. […]

Beef Stew with Mushrooms and Gremolata

Posted on October 19, 2015 by in beef

beef stew

Beef Stew and especially Beef cheek stew is very trendy at the moment and those who can stomach the idea of eating cheeks, pay top dollar for the delicacy. Your beef stew can however also be made with chuck, brisket, shin, leg, blade, oxtail and of course the much sought after beef cheeks. I was […]

Summer Terrine with Peach chutney

Posted on October 12, 2015 by in cheese

summer terrine

Summer terrine with peach chutney is a new recipe I developed for Safari and it is definitely going to feature on my table often this summer. This summer terrine, hits all the right spots – it is creamy, crunchy, sweet, tangy and it looks amazing. I know it looks complicated, but trust me it isn’t. […]

Chicken Roll – This is a meal in one!

Posted on September 24, 2015 by in baked goods, Chicken

Chicken Roll

Chicken Roll came to my rescue a few nights ago. Hubby invited someone for supper and I was so unprepared. Luckily for me, I received a Today Pastry Mystery Basket earlier that day and I had leftover chicken from the previous night. This leftover chicken roll reminded me of my days in the Knysna School […]

Smores Brownies – For the kid in you!

Posted on September 21, 2015 by in baked goods

smores brownies

Smores Brownies (S’mores) are my new bribing tools,  I kid you not. Just kidding, I don’t have to bribe my kids to do stuff, but I can tell you, my son especially has a weakness for anything sweet. These smores brownies are his new weakness. I made them for my daughters end-of-hockey season and the […]

Homemade Tortillas

Posted on August 22, 2015 by in baked goods

homemade tortillas

Homemade tortillas are just better, really. Well come to think of it, most homemade things are just better aren’t they? To make your own homemade tortillas take literally minutes, no proofing of dough, nothing! Mix, rest for 5 minutes if you have time and roll out. They make the best wraps, dippers for hummus and […]