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Chicken En Papillote – Surprisingly good chicken!

Posted on July 27, 2010 by in Chicken

Chicken En Papillote literally means to cook “in parchment”. It is a French term for something that the Italians call al Cartoccio. Cooking en papillote is a method in which you seal the food in a pouch and bake. The food essentially steams in the oven in its own juices. Even in Indonesia they use […]

Sticky Chicken – only 3 ingredients, I promise!

Posted on July 19, 2010 by in Chicken

I have various recipes for sticky chicken because on Fridays we eat finger food and for my children finger food would not be the same without Sticky chicken. Many years ago there was a big craze for cooking chicken in all kinds of liquid. Fruit juice and Coke are the ones I remember vividly. I […]

Roast pork chops – lipsmackingly good, especially if they’re stuffed.

Posted on March 24, 2010 by in pork

Roast pork chops makes my heart beat faster and my breathing speed rapidly increases. Not only is roast pork one of the tastier meats for me, but it  is a very high quality protein with lots and lots of  vitamins and minerals, which is excellent for boosting our immune systems and keeping us healthy. Pork […]

3 Cheers for Ginger beer!

Posted on March 9, 2008 by in drinks and snacks

After my post True South African fare where I made Bobotie, I got quite a few requests for South African recipes. Ginger Beer is a drink that we all grew up on and all major days on the calender are celebrated with this drink, eg. Christmas, New Year, family picnics etc……….. When I searched Google, […]

Chicken and Mushroom Casserole

Posted on February 8, 2008 by in Chicken

Dad says: “Let’s have meat tonight!”, but that is at 4 o’clock and I did not have any red meat available so I had to opt for chicken. Well the chicken was so delicious, that it will definitely feature on our menu again. Chicken and Mushroom Casserole 4 de-boned and skinless chicken breasts 4 tbls […]