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How to Make Tofu Baked with Tomato and Basil Pesto

A lot of people find tofu tricky but I love it. Granted, it doesn't look, smell or taste like much on its own but boy, treated properly with some good flavourings it sure turns into a knock-out meal. Packed with protein, low in fat and easily digested, you'd really...

Eggplant Rolls Baked with Halloumi, Rocket and Red Peppers

My 14 year-old daughter recently decided to be vegetarian. Much as I support her lifestyle choices (hear hear for the plant food lovers), I suddenly find myself thinking a lot more about food and cooking than I usually do. It's so easy to just fling a chop or steak in...

Arroz de Mariscos – Portuguese Seafood Rice

If you find paella a schlep to make, then quick 'n' easy arroz de mariscos is for you. A wonderful, soupy seafood-y rice dish of Portuguese origin, it's comfort food and bowl food at its best. You can glam it up for special occasions by adding prawns, crayfish and...

Daily Juice: BlackBerry Booster

Blackberries have a relatively short season, so I always pounce when they arrive in the shops. The intense colour and flavour means a little goes a long way, so you only need a scant handful of blackberries for this lovely cocktail. Mango juice is quite thick, so I've added the...

How to Make Luscious Lemony Sour Cream Cheesecake

The addition of lemon and orange zest, sour cream and lemon juice turn this classic New York cheesecake recipe into something altogether lighter and less cloying than the standard. You can also use lime zest and juice instead of lemon. I've tweaked the crust by adding small amounts of cinnamon...

Moroccan Merguez Sausage Bake with Potato, Tomato and Sweet Peppers

This is the ideal recipe if you have crowd to feed and want to be in and out of the kitchen as quickly as possible. Minimum effort, maximum flavour. Perfect weekend food! While not a Moroccan recipe as such, I generally use spicy Moroccan merguez sausages for this easy tray...

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...