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Spicy Sausage Eggplant Bake – a new family favorite!

Posted on April 4, 2017 by in pork

Spicy Sausage Eggplant bake

This Spicy Sausage Eggplant Bake needs little more than a fresh loaf of bread to make it a complete meal. Right? Nope, wrong! My Spicy Sausage Eggplant Bake is 100% Banting-friendly, so step aside bread eaters. You can enjoy this as is or if you need a little comfort, serve it with cauliflower pureé. We […]

Pork Chops with Creamy Mustard Sauce – one meal, one pan.

Posted on January 30, 2017 by in pork

pork chops

Pork Chops with Creamy Mustard sauce, onions and crispy potatoes, make me salivate. I don’t know about you? To cook Pork Chops and a creamy sauce AND crispy potatoes all in one pan, to me is the perfect plan. One pan, little effort and maximum flavor – exactly what a good meal should be. Well, […]

Christmas Pork Roast – you can never have too much Christmas!

Posted on December 13, 2016 by in pork

Christmas Pork Roast

Christmas Pork Roast should be dressed up to show up. So there must be some bling, some color and a little drama! My Christmas Pork roast had to fall into line with my other Christmas recipes……. no effort and delicious. 2016 was a very tough year! So what is more Christmassy than cranberries, cherries, gammon(pork) […]

Roasted pork neck with Creamy Winter Vegetables

Posted on July 20, 2015 by in pork

Roasted Pork neck

Roasted pork neck  with a bowl of creamy winter vegetables…… comfort food does not get any better than this. The roasted pork neck gives you the Sunday roast indulgence and the vegetables a comforting weekday bowl of food. Definitely the best of both worlds. The roasted pork neck is very forgiving, you can de-bone it, […]

Pulled Pork Sandwich with Kiwi Salsa

Posted on July 3, 2015 by in pork

pulled pork

Pulled pork has gained popularity in South Africa with all the Southern Style cooking that we see on the Foodnetwork. Pulled pork features in almost all the programs. First it was Paula Deen and Bobby Flay and now we are “challenged” with programs such as Roadtrip with G.Garvin and Guy Fieri’s Triple-D Special. Almost every […]

Pork Belly Pot Pie with Apple and Sage

Posted on May 2, 2015 by in pork

Pork Belly Pot Pie

Pork Belly Pot Pie – I would walk a mile for this deliciousness. The first Pork Belly Pot Pie I tried that completely bowled me over was that of chef Pete-Goffe Wood of Masterchef SA claim! It was at The Old Biscuit Mill and I remember it like it was yesterday! Meaty, juicy, sweet, salty […]

Spicy Pork Salad Wraps

Posted on January 22, 2015 by in pork

Spicy Pork

Spicy Pork Salad wraps were the hit in my kitchen yesterday when the kiddos arrived back from their first day at school! It took me 30 minutes to make and they devoured it in less than 5 minutes! Spicy Pork sounds way more sophisticated than it really is, but it does pack a punch in […]

Banting Chips – crunch, crunch away!

Posted on June 16, 2014 by in pork, snacks


Banting has it ups and downs, it’s positives and negatives, but overall we are having fun! Banting, for those who have been sleeping under a carb-rock is the slang word for LCHF or  Low Carbs High Fat way of eating that Tim Noakes introduced in his book The Real Meal Revolution! Now, although we love […]

Pork steaks with roasted tomatoes

Posted on February 5, 2014 by in pork

pork steaks

Pork steaks are definitely one of the most flavorful cuts of pork…… that’s  my opinion any way. They are tender and have just a little fat in the meat so when grilled, roasted or fried, the pork steaks are juicy and never dry. Pork steaks are delicious when pan-fried and served with mashed potatoes, or […]

Gammon and grilled fruit for a festive Christmas Lunch!

Posted on December 11, 2013 by in pork, rsg


Gammon for Christmas is one of the traditions that I really do not understand. Don’t get me wrong, it is on our table every Christmas and if by some act of fate it is not, every one asks for it! Gammon for Christmas however is not at all a proudly South African tradition but originates […]