Garlic Butter Sautéed Broad Bean Tops

Broad bean tops can be tossed raw with salad or lightly steamed and served with light drizzle of olive oil OR you can get indulgent and make this delicate green as a gorgeous side dish using this recipe. serves 2 What You'll Need: 2 Handfuls of broad bean tops 1 Tbsp butter 1 tsp olive [...]

Garlic Butter Sautéed Broad Bean Tops2019-06-26T08:26:35+02:00

Winter Citrus Salad

What better way to celebrate the beautiful, bright citrus fruits of winter than in the creation of this salad. Plus the benefits of all the Vitamin C will keep you healthy and happy all through the cold months. Serves 2 What You'll Need 1 Orange 1 Grapefruit 2 Naartjies/Clementines 1 Red onion, finely sliced 1 [...]

Winter Citrus Salad2019-06-26T08:26:43+02:00

Cauliflower and Coconut Curry

This beautiful winter warmer celebrates the seasonal cauliflower. What You'll Need 1 Onion, sliced thinly 1 Clove garlic, sliced 1 Cauliflower, florets A few curry leaves 2 tsp mustard seeds 1 Red chilli, seeds removed, sliced Olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 x 400g tin coconut milk/cream Method Heat some olive oil in [...]

Cauliflower and Coconut Curry2018-06-14T13:53:30+02:00

Hassleback Sweet Potato with Chilli Honey

What You'll Need 2 Sweet potatoes 1-2 green cayenne chillies 2 Tbsp Honey Handful Oregano leaves Olive Oil Salt and coarsely ground pepper   Method Turn oven on to 200 degrees C. Slice the sweet potato downwards but not all the way through and pull apart slightly to make space in between each cut. Season [...]

Hassleback Sweet Potato with Chilli Honey2018-06-14T13:25:30+02:00

Italian Caprese Salad

This means "salad from Capri", made to resemble the Italian flag. Its bright looking and is perfect as a side dish to lemon chicken or bruschetta but tasty simply on its own. Make your own variation, try adding pesto or replacing basil with rocket. Below is the traditional recipe I came across while traveling in [...]

Italian Caprese Salad2018-06-14T14:00:35+02:00

Caprese salad on Crostini

The Mediterranean climate in the The Western Cape often takes me back to summer days spent in Italy and seemingly never getting enough of 3 flavours: basil, tomato and mozzarella. This is such a great recipe as a starter, a picnic snack or a side dish with Chicken or Fish. The flavours are fresh, the [...]

Caprese salad on Crostini2016-11-14T12:58:37+02:00

Mexican Style BBQ Mielies

Coriander goes really well with this dish, adding that delicious peppery taste. However, if not available seasonally or your taste buds cringe at the thought of Coriander - try Parsley instead! If you have access to a braai or gas grill, just follow the same recipe below but cook your Mielies on the braai. What [...]

Mexican Style BBQ Mielies2016-11-14T12:54:47+02:00