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Recipe: Thai Chicken Salad

Fresh flavours from the East. Serves 4 Ingredients: ¼ cup (60ml) light coconut milk 2 tbsp (30ml) fish sauce 2 tbsp (30ml) grated palm sugar 500g chicken thigh fillets 2 tsp...

Recipe: Baked pasta with meatballs in a tomato sauce

Comfort food. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 15g fresh parsley, finely chopped 500g beef mince 1 tsp (5ml) Worcestershire sauce 2 tsp (10ml) Dijon mustard salt...

Recipe: Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding

It’s a family favourite for good reason. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1.5kg prime rib roast, on the bone olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 carrots, roughly chopped 1 onion,...

Recipe: Spice-crusted beef fillet with herb-crushed spuds

Steak gets returned to the chef more than any other meal. Which either means there is a shortage of good restaurant grillers out there,...

Recipe: Paella with a twist

Should the classic Spanish dish that is Paella contain chorizo? Many feel it’s sacrilege (see here) but we’re not too fussed. Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tbsp (30ml)...

Recipe: Honey and almond Ice-cream

There’s nothing as stressful as making ice-cream from scratch, unless of course you’re the proud owner of a machine that costs gazillions of rands,...

Recipe: Vegetable tempura

Perfect for a Meat Free Monday. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1/2 cup (125ml) corn flour ½ cup (125ml) rice flour ½ tsp (2.5ml) bicarbonate of soda pinch of salt ½ cup (125ml)...

Recipe: Leek and potato soup

Smooth and creamy. Serves 4 Ingredients: olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 3 leeks, washed and finely sliced 400g peeled potatoes, cubed 4 cups (1l) vegetable or...