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July 23, 2019

Savory Bread and Butter Pudding

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in baked goods, cheese

Savory Bread and Butter Pudding

Savory Bread and Butter pudding for breakfast is as wholesome as it gets. It is creamy, salty, cheesy and comforting, exactly what I look for in a breakfast. This savory bread and butter pudding was born in Prince Albert at the African Relish Cooking School. Whenever I present cooking classes there we cook for the […]

Coconut Broth with Cold Smoked Trout

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in seafood, soups

Coconut Broth with Cold-Smoked Trout

A Coconut broth, rich with flavors for garlic, ginger, lemongrass and of course coconut, is on of my favorite things to make. Quicker than most other soups and broths. Coconut broth, like most Thai inspired recipes, is simple, quick to make, yet oh so rewarding. I love Thai food and so does my family. When […]

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 […]

Puff Pastry Mince Roll for dinner.

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in beef

Puff Pastry Mince Roll

Puff Pastry Mince Roll for dinner and you need very little else. Maybe a salad in summer or some sweet peas in winter. My Puff Pastry Mince Roll even has a surprise layer of creamed spinach in there so it’s like eating your meat and veggies in one bite. Of course, the thin layer of […]

Creamy Mustard Chicken – Winner Chicken Dinner

Posted on May 4, 2017 by in Chicken

Creamy Mustard Chicken

My Creamy Mustard Chicken recipe will soon become YOUR Creamy Mustard Chicken and I don’t mind at all! This Creamy Mustard Chicken is definitely one of our top Chicken recipes. The kids love it, hubby loves it and I love the fact that the oven dos most of the work. This recipe is just perfect […]

Chinese Steamed Buns with Sweet and Sour Pork

Posted on January 17, 2017 by in pork

Chinese Steamed Buns

Chinese Steamed Buns are very popular in countries such as China and Indonesia. These Chinese Steamed Buns, bao for short are sold to millions of people on the street everyday. They also form part of a typical Chinese dim sum, which is small bite-sized portions of food. Other than Sweet and Sour Chinese Chicken, this […]

Pork Pies are just perfect for lunchboxes!

Posted on January 10, 2017 by in baked goods, pork

Pork Pies

These pork pies are perfect for lunchboxes. It can be made in advance, freeze well and will actually survive a day in a bouncing school bag. I have been dying to make these pork pies, but somehow we associate pies with winter so I have always put it on the back burner. Then it dawned […]

Leftover Pork Sliders with tangy coleslaw!

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in pork

Leftover Pork Sliders

Leftover Pork has saved my butt so many times when friends arrive unexpectedly for dinner and it can most certainly save you too. Leftover Pork, beef or chicken for that matter should be in your freezer at all times. With electricity so expensive, I will never put just one roast in my oven. I suggest […]

Food that inspires me to cook!

Posted on March 31, 2014 by in baked goods, vegetables

food

Food has become such an integral  part of our lives! Yes, we do eat 3 times a day, but what I mean by this statement is that it has infiltrated in almost all areas of our lives. A few years back, a car was advertised with a half naked blond draped over the bonnet, these […]

Caramel Tarts and treats for Easter on RSG

Posted on March 27, 2013 by in baked goods, rsg

caramel

Caramel……. that sweet indulgence that adds calories and centimeters to your body, just by saying the word. Add caramel to just about anything and  you can start a new addiction. Caramel drizzled over even the humble bowl of popcorn transforms it to something heavenly. I made a crucial mistake and entered the word “caramel” into […]