Recipes

Rock or flaky salt in a bag is pretty cheap in the shops. And it’s handy for all kinds of things, like covering your wooden...

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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...

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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....


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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...

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Effort:  There’s a bit of chopping involved, so its a leeetle schleppy but worth itExpense: Won’t break the bankKitchen fire potential: There’ll be a bit...

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For Valentine’s day, the (long-suffering) boyfriend, partner-in-crime and co-pet parent of all our beasties plus two goldfish, prepared the most wonderful meal. With it at...

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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...

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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...

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  Last week I enjoyed sharing the world’s greatest banoffee milkshake with you here. This week, it’s taking roughly the same ingredients, with one or...

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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...

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I do love to indulge in a good poached egg but as much as I’ve tried, and I have tried so many times using all...

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Effort:  (very little)Expense: el cheapoKitchen fire potential: medium Apparently, a hybrid of the pomelo and orange, a grapefruit was named so because they tend to...

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I saw rainbow carrots at the shops last week and was overcome with a compulsion to have them, as I loved the idea of cooking...

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Effort:  EasyExpense: The wine and black garlic might be a bit pricey, the rest is cheapy cheapKitchen fire potential: Virtually noneServes: 6 I was given...

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

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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...

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I was tasked with the challenge of popping into a Caltex Freshstop to find all the ingredients that I needed to make a delicious meal....

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Ceviche, pronounced seh-vee-tcheh, is a really fresh, citrus-marinated sort-of raw fish salad. It originates from the coastlines of South America, more specifically Peru, and it’s starting...

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This is really easy, cheap and filling. I added the broccolini for a fancy shmancy garnish but it can easily do without. You can serve...

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A while back I had the good fortune of attending a phenomenal chef’s table experience at the Fig Tree restaurant at Simbithi in Ballito. This...

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