If you’ve ever attended a gathering of rugby supporters, braai aficionados or generally any group of 2 or more South Africans, there’s bound to be some biltong or droëwors as part of the snack ensemble. With the price of biltong in the region of about R250/kg it could seriously make a dent in your pocket […]
We’re experiencing an extraordinarily early spring in Joburg, and with the change of season comes… the common cold! The children are feeling sickly at the moment and what better than a comforting and healthy bowl of soup to help them feel better? I found this delicious cheesy low-carb broccoli & cauliflower soup recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen […]
Roasted cauliflower soup is currently our favourite go-to meal when we don’t particularly feel like cooking. Since it’s also winter here, few meals can beat the warm comforting taste of roasted cauliflower, mixed in with a healthy dose of roasted garlic and coconut cream. For those on the Banting (LCHF) meal plan, this is a […]
Pork rump steaks – cooked on the griddle pan for 4 minutes on each side, seasoned simply with salt and pepper and a dash of smoked paprika. Charred garlic and thyme aubergines with a chunky tahini-style sauce. The kids wanted a dipping sauce, so I made an adapted nut butter satay. No leftovers – guaranteed.
Nico is travelling – Paris! – and the children and I are developing colds / coughs back at home. Added to that the fact that Winter is fast approaching, with a definite chill in the air, we needed something warm and healthy for dinner. Instead of heading to Woolies for a packet of pre-prepared soup […]
I have a soft spot for anything with pulled pork in the title. I’ve eaten some of the best pulled pork at the Pitt Cue Co in Soho London. While I managed to get their cookbook to try and recreate their sublime dish at home, it is quite a lengthy process as it involves a […]
I’ve been wanting to make home-made ice cream for ages now, but most recipes require a key utensil, an ice cream maker. Since I don’t have an ice cream maker, and not really looking forward to eating ice cream with a knife and fork (have you seen a brick of ice cream before?), it never […]