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How To Make Spicy Roast Chilli Oil – Easy Recipe

Love chilli? Here's your new addiction! Making aromatic flavoured oils is as easy as pie. Really. It costs less and tastes better than commercial varieties, it's fun and rewarding to make, plus you'll have some nifty gifts to pass along to friends and family. So with Xmas looming, best you get...

How To Make Perfect Carrot Cake

Everyone needs a good carrot cake in their baking repertoire, and this is mine. I inherited the recipe from my mom Adele and have been making it for more than 30 years; heaven knows many times this gem of a recipe has been served both at home and professionally. My...

Cape Chicken and Potato Curry

A random conversation on Facebook recently - about the differences between Cape Malay and Indian curries - ignited a massive craving for an old-fashioned Cape chicken curry. Yeah, I'm cheap like that - everything makes me hungry, you know, especially chatting to strangers about food on the Internet. Many of...

Easy All-Purpose BBQ Sauce and American Smoky Barbecue Sauce

Braaing to celebrate Heritage Day tomorrow? Here are 2 very easy BBQ sauces/marinades you can make at home. Super tasty, with the added benefit that you're not ingesting all those additives, stabilisers and preservatives in commercial sauces. Both recipes were published in my cookbook Relish: Easy sauces, seasonings and condiments...

A Heritage of Preservation: La Motte Estate’s Culture of Winelands Cuisine

It's no secret that I have an ongoing love affair with everything La Motte Wine Estate does. The only reason why I don't write about it more often, is that I'll then become an unofficial La Motte blog! Besides, La Motte has its own blog, and a thing of beauty...

How To Make Meatloaf with Sticky Glaze

Meatloaf is such a sturdy, comforting thing. The name says it all doesn't it? No nasty surprises lurking there: just meat, minced, baked in a loaf shape. Simple, done. It's also a sure-fire way to make mince more appealing to teenagers. My own brood's raging appetites seem to be matched only...

Chicken Burger with Bacon, Avo and Blue Cheese Cream

Everyone has their favourite burger and since two days ago, this is mine. Make it as spicy or mild as you like, and go wild with the toppings. My preferred version is chicken burger-with-everything. This truly is the chicken burger of your dreams! Serves 6 Ingredients: 650g deboned chicken thighs 1 sweet red pepper, deseeded...

How To Make Perfect Malva Pudding – A Recipe and some Twists

The Banting version of malva pudding is a carrot. Because there is just no way this sugar bomb of a dessert can ever be Paleo-fied. Can it? Do we want the world to end? Rich, delicious and one spoon short of cardiac arrest, malva pudding represents everything that is glorious and...

Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberries

Baking a cake for a friend's birthday is a special task and not one you want to fail at. This recipe is incredibly easy and straightforward and takes next to no time to prep. If I recommend a cake recipe, you can be sure it works, because like all nervy...

How To Make Smoorsnoek

Growing up in the Free State and visiting our Cape relatives during school holidays, I was always struck by the sheer exoticism of the people down south. The Cape air smelled damp and salty. There was sand instead of 'grond', meaning earth. People spoke in a peculiar vernacular, mixing...