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Summer Salads with Sizzle!

Posted on December 11, 2014 by in rsg, salads

Summer Salads

Summer Salads – colorbursts of flavor and textures that will make your taste buds pop! Summer salads are no longer made with limp lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber, but salads are just packed with flavor. It combines fruit with vegetables in the most amazing ways and salad companions range from nuts, to all sorts of delicious […]

Edible Christmas Wreaths

Posted on December 3, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

edible Christmas wreaths

Edible Christmas Wreaths are very popular right now and we see them in puff pastry, vegetables and fruit, even sweets if there are children in the house. Adults and kids love the idea of a Christmas wreath so let your imagination run free. Edible Christmas Wreaths are modern takes on the Advent wreaths which have  […]

Homemade Ice cream with Amarula!

Posted on November 26, 2014 by in desserts, rsg

Homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is just the best thing ever! Just think about it, you can never ever run out of ice cream again! Well technically you can, but it will be your own fault! Homemade ice cream is the easiest thing to do and after today, you won’t even need an ice cream machine! Add […]

Churros with White Chocolate and strawberries!

Posted on November 12, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

churros

Churros, a delicious Spanish snack made with the simplest of ingredients…. flour, water, oil and sugar! Churros, sometimes referred to as Spanish doughnuts because they are made from deep-fried dough, choux pastry to be exact! I made churros for the first time one afternoon when friends popped in and I had nothing else but flour […]

Beef fillet stuffed with sundried tomatoes and feta

Posted on November 5, 2014 by in beef, rsg

beef fillet

Beef fillet, the crown prince of steaks and if cooked properly it is obvious why people will pay that much extra to enjoy this fine cut of beef! Beef fillet never lets you down and therefore if I have steaks on the menu, it will always be beef fillet, because you can bet on it […]

Lemon Yogurt Fridge tart

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in desserts, rsg

lemon

Lemon is without a doubt my most favorite flavor or ingredient in the kitchen! It is my dirty little cooking secret. Lemon zest or juice is the first ingredient I would grab to remedy  a bland stew or pasta dish! we so want to over-complicate things, but sometimes a few drops of lemon juice is […]

Picnic loaf and sensible picnic-ing!

Posted on October 15, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

picnic

Picnic season is here and I could not be happier! Picnic remind me of childhood, being carefree and being outdoors. I don’t recall our picnics to every be fancy and over-the-top expensive, but it always had the essentials, tomato and cheese sandwiches on super-white bread, meatballs and hard-boiled eggs. Other essentials were black coffee in […]

Ricotta – Make your own!

Posted on October 1, 2014 by in cheese, rsg

ricotta

Ricotta is traditionally made with the leftover whey after the making of other cheeses! Ricotta is very similar to cottage cheese, but the fat content is slightly lower! Some people call it “hang cheese”, because the curds is tied up in a clean cloth and hung up in the fridge to drain all the liquid! […]

Brioche with Sweet Berries, Hazelnut and Dark Choclate Swirl

Posted on September 10, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

brioche

Brioche, the ultimate French bread which was for so many years exclusively enjoyed by the rich and aristocracy. Then Marie Antoinette apparently said, after she heard the poor people have no bread, “Let them eat cake!” After that, this rich, almost cake-like bread was given to the poor in stead of old-fashioned bread. Brioche is […]

Edible Flowers and Salad bowls

Posted on September 4, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg, salads

Edible Flowers

  Edible flowers is something you find on la-di-da cheffie  plates if food in very expensive restaurants, right? Wrong! Edible flowers is nothing new……… not only are they added to dishes for their beautiful vibrant colors, but they add flavor and texture too! Roses are most probably at the top of the list when ti […]