Posted by | January 28, 2014
Watermelon Quencher

Summer is here and with it comes a rainbow bounty of seasonal fruit. One of my favourites being that luscious vermillion globe, heavy with saccharine flesh that's weeping with blushing...

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Posted by | September 4, 2013
Asian-inspired burger

I was recently tasked with coming up with a burger based on limited but conventional burger-related ingredients: beef, buns, gherkins, iceberg lettuce, tomato and onion. I could add 4 additional...

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Posted by | August 27, 2013
The Art of Plating

This is the 8th submission for the PnP Freshly Blogged challenge. We were tasked with making a dish from the following items: Sedgwick's Old Brown Sherry One whole free range...

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Posted by | August 5, 2013
Carmelised pear and Amarula ice cream, chocolate pots with Amarula custard

That has to be the longest title ever for this blog so far. This recipe was submitted for the Freshly Blogged challenge. The ingredients that had to be used were...

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Posted by | July 15, 2013
Lazy beef pie with suet crust

I have been participating in a weekly challenge hosted by the PnP Fresh Living Magazine called Freshly Blogged. Every Friday they email us a list of ingredients and we are...

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Posted by | July 15, 2013
Belly-warming smoked paprika butternut soup

Effort:  Easy Expense: The wine and black garlic might be a bit pricey, the rest is cheapy cheap Kitchen fire potential: Virtually none Serves: 6 I was given black garlic...

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Posted by | June 12, 2013
BBQ Springbok loin & roasted sweet potato

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Father's day is coming up and this would be a great treat to do, and compared to the cost of a beef fillet, its not...

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Posted by | June 5, 2013
Roasted tomato and curry soup

Effort:  There's a bit of chopping involved, so its a leeetle schleppy but worth it Expense: Won't break the bank Kitchen fire potential: There'll be a bit of heat from...

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Posted by | June 3, 2013
Persimmon, plum, camembert & rocket salad

Every once in a while, I see an ingredient that I'm completely unfamiliar with. I'd like to use this platform to share my intrepid (or sometimes quite trepid..) sampling and,...

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Posted by | May 27, 2013
Creamy mushroom & leek tagliatelle pasta

Effort:  (quick and simple) Expense: cheap-ish (requires decent wine) Kitchen fire potential: low Serves: 2 If you are on diet or trying to lose some blubber, do not read on!...

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