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My Easy Chicken Pot Pies to celebrate the arrival of Autumn

I made Chicken Pot pies…finally! My family has been nagging me for ever to make chicken pies again, but frankly, it was just too hot to even bother, so when Easter weekend arrived… Continue reading

Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards – A memorable day!

The Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards Ceremony was held at the Slowfood market at Oude Libertas in Stellenbosch on Saturday 24 March 2012 and it marked a definite highlight of my… Continue reading

Potato and Onion Frittata

Making this simple Potato and Onion frittata was the result of a short survey I did amongst friends, followers and family to try and find out what recipes people actually want. The answer… Continue reading

Chocolate-filled Shortbread on RSG

As if shortbread is not sinful enough, imagine little shortbread cookies with a heart of chocolate. Oh my word! How delicious can it be? Well, they are so delicious that it is very… Continue reading

Potato Latkes with Bacon and Guacamole

Potato latkes, potato fritters, potato pancakes……what’s in a name? In the end, what matters is that the key ingredient is potatoes and I think I might have told you before……I LOVE POTATOES! I… Continue reading

Shrimp/Prawns, call it what you like. Let’s just boil it!

I think my fascination with shrimp or prawns started when Bubba said to Forest Gump: “Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it,… Continue reading

Malva Pudding with a hint of tangerine!

Malva Pudding is an age old tradition in many South African kitchens and every mother and grandmother swear by their absolute there-is-no-better recipe. The one recipe asks for more butter, the other for… Continue reading

Churros.The quintessential Spanish street snack with DieselVanilla Sauce

I think every picture I have ever seen of this delightful Spanish snack called Churros has made me want to get up, walk to the kitchen and bake them. Strangely though, I have… Continue reading

Pear Tarte Tatin with Toffee Sauce

When I posted my Pear Tarte Tatin on Twitter early Thursday morning, I was unaware of how many Tarte Tatin recipe would be posted that day. I think it is fantastic to have… Continue reading

Iced Coffee Cup cakes – Food 24 Competition!

When Food 24 Announced their Cup Cake Competition,  I knew that coffee will definitely feature in my recipe. I love iced coffee, it can be the proper cold coffee poured over ice with… Continue reading