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Roosterkoek – a necessity at every braai (and festival)!

Posted on November 27, 2013 by in baked goods


Roosterkoek, it is hard to imagine a good old South African braai (BBQ) without it! Roosterkoek forms such a big part of our South African culture, that more and more, I find them  at festivals and markets …….  adorned with syrup, cheese, scrambled egg and bacon! Roosterkoek is literally pieces of bread dough that has […]

Dried Fruit Chutney on Smokey pork ribs – Yum!

Posted on October 16, 2013 by in pork, rsg

dried fruit

Dried fruit chutney on smokey pork ribs is on my menu tonight and I must confess it has been on our menu quite a few times since the braai season started! Dried fruit is so often associated with winter, yet even in the midst of summer, it is hard to imagine Christmas without the joys […]

Fruity Chicken drumsticks – Summer’s here!

Posted on October 14, 2013 by in Chicken

fruity chicken

Fruity chicken drumsticks on the grill or braai says to me, it is summer! Gone with the soups and stews and in with salads,  grilling and chilling! Fruity chicken recipes are never-ending, it seems as if chicken just leans itself to be paired with some kind of fruit! For me pineapple is a classic combination […]

Tangy Chicken Kebabs with creamy orange mayonnaise

Posted on May 25, 2012 by in Chicken

Making chicken kebabs in the middle of winter when it is cold and Cape Town is showing you her cold shoulder, seems like such a crazy idea, but enjoyed around a cosy fire with warm pitas and maybe even a light vegetable soup simmering somewhere, it could work….. oh, alright, soppy story doesn’t work for […]

Sticky Pineapple and Chicken Kebabs

Posted on October 20, 2011 by in Chicken

Making these Sticky Pineapple and Chicken Kebabs was a fun way to get my family’s attention and an effort to redeem myself  for having neglected them the last week or so. Excitement is peaking and the game is on as we are preparing for the Huisgenoot Namakwa Festival, where I will be cooking for… a […]