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September 22, 2019

Dumplings for Stews – Winter Comfort Food!

Posted on July 1, 2018 by in beef

Dumplings for Stews

Dumplings for stews are just the ultimate winter comfort food. The fact that it all happens in one pot, makes it effortless too. Dumplings for stews, however, can take on so many different flavors, ingredients and textures that it might take some time to find the one you like. A batch of dumplings can be […]

Fruit Crumble – design your own dessert!

Posted on June 3, 2015 by in baked goods, desserts

Fruit Crumble

Fruit crumble has to be the essential winter dessert. It’s comforting, crunchy, creamy, fruity and most of all, it is warm. Making Fruit crumble is much easier than making a pie or tart and it is definitely the most versatile of all winter desserts. You can choose our own fruit, your own crumbly topping, so […]

Melkkos and rekindling childhood friendships!

Posted on March 25, 2015 by in desserts, rsg

Melkkos

Melkkos is a South African Heritage dish that brings back fond childhood memories of families gathering around the kitchen table eating bowls of this deliciousness with sugar and cinnamon. Melkkos has so many recipes and I don’t think it is a regional thing, I think every family has its own unique way of making melkkos. […]

Venison Pie made with a comforting batter blanky!

Posted on June 18, 2014 by in pork, rsg

Venison Pie

Venison Pie is known as “toe kossies” in our family! There is no English translation for “toe Kossies”, but in this case “comfort food” will do! Venison Pie is popular in winter, firstly for its comforting qualities, but also because it is hunting season in South Africa. In this pie, I have used Springbok, but […]

Soup or stew……you can have the best of both!

Posted on July 4, 2013 by in lamb, rsg

soup

Soup or stew? What do you mean I have to choose! Why can I not have both? I love soup, especially this time of the year and I crave a good stew so often! I love how the meat, vegetables and starch marry in the pot leaving me with layer upon layer of flavor! Soup […]