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Chef tricks to try at home

Posted on July 29, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

chef tricks

Chef tricks – so easy it will make your head spin. Not only are these tricks and hints easy, it is quick and saves you a whack of time when you entertain. People often ask me: “How do chefs do it?” How do they get that jus so delicious? How do they make their vegetable […]

Blue Cheese Gnocchi with Toasted Walnuts

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in pasta, rsg

Blue Cheese Gnocchi

Blue Cheese Gnocchi, oh my gosh it is indulgence in a bowl, I promise! Blue Cheese gnocchi is incredibly rich and I always eat way more than I should, but I have no will power when I see this on a menu. It is so rich and decadent so little goes a long way when […]

Top 5 Potato Recipes

Posted on July 22, 2015 by in rsg, vegetables

top 5 potato recipes

Top 5 Potato Recipes and you can find them right here! Can you EVER have enough potato recipes and how dare I say Top 5 potato recipes? I love potatoes and yes, I know I am making all the LCHF  members and banting brigade cringe, but I love it! In any form or shape, it […]

Pork Ragu with Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Posted on June 24, 2015 by in pork, rsg

pork ragu

Pork Ragu, slowly braised in beer and a rich, sweet tomato sauce….. can you think of anything more comforting than that! Oh yes, I can! What if we serve that delicious pork ragu on sweet potato gnocchi? I bet you are thinking of dinner already aren’t you? The pork ragu is so easy to make […]

Stews – quick and easy

Posted on June 10, 2015 by in rsg, vegetarian


Stews are the ultimate winter food and every time I post a picture of a comforting stew on Facebook, people go crazy. Not sure what it is about stews though, but I think it is the comforting warmness that maybe remind us all about a meal at mom’s table. Stews take time to make, or […]

Chinese Pork with Plum sauce

Posted on May 27, 2015 by in pork, rsg

Chinese Chicken

Chinese Pork can be anything from pork mince, pork belly, chops or fillets. It almost always has ginger, garlic and five spice in the ingredient list. We all know Chinese Pork with the typical sweet and sour sauce, but Chinese pork with a rich, red, decadent plum sauce, now there is a different story. The […]

Soufflé with yogurt and hints of lemon

Posted on May 20, 2015 by in baked goods, rsg


Soufflé is a tricky thing, especially the hot version. Cold souffles are set with egg whites and gelatine so they are flop proof! A warm soufflé is a different story. Soufflé, the warm kind, does not wait for your guests. Your guests wait for it……. the souffle! It is finicky, falls flat before you even […]

Basic Meringue Tutorial – All you need to know!

Posted on May 12, 2015 by in baked goods, rsg

basic meringue

Basic Meringue? Yes, indeed all the basics is covered in this post. Basic meringue is just that, BASIC! So many people however are intimidated by it, almost like working with yeast and gelatine. Basic meringue forms the basis of so many classics. Think about a tangy lemon meringue without its typical cloud of soft meringue…….. […]

Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Posted on April 15, 2015 by in cheese, rsg

Cheddar Cheese

Cheddar Cheese is our box standard cheese, the cheese of choice for sandwiches, toasties, Mac ‘n Cheese and our favorite Sunday side dish, Cauliflower and white Sauce with copious amounts of cheddar cheese! So, we consume a lot of cheddar cheese.  Cheddar Cheese originated from Somerset, England in the 12 th century and today it […]

Camembert with Pesto and Sundried Tomatoes

Posted on April 8, 2015 by in cheese, rsg


Camembert must be the cheese I use most in my kitchen. I know the children go through blocks upon blocks of cheddar for toasted sarmies and in their omelets, but I am talking about me and my recipes. Camembert is a soft cheese made with cows’ milk. It has a furry white rind speckled with […]