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Category Archives: Jozi Kitchen

  • Woolworths Cook with friends

    I received a challenge from Woolworths a couple of weeks ago to take up the Chicken Tapas Platter challenge on their new ‘Cook with friends’ app available on Apple and Android. This box arrived at my doorstep one evening and in … Continue reading

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  • It’s fish paste again!

    When I was 7 years old, my brother and I lived with my grandparents in Cape Town for two years. And every day for lunch my Granny would pack fish paste on white bread sandwiches, yes EVERYDAY!! This meant that … Continue reading

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  • Tipple Tuesday – Inverroche Gin & Tonic

    I came across Inverroche gin on my visit to Grootbos Nature Reserve (see my post on my Grootbos experience here). I will caveat that I am partial to a fragrant gin, with the black bottled Hendricks being my preferred and pantry … Continue reading

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  • The Little Paris Kitchen

    I read a recipe book as I do a novel, first page to last before I even attempt any of the recipes.  I even take recipe book when I travel, it’s well worth its weight. Just before my last trip I was sent … Continue reading

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  • Tipple Tuesday – Moscow Mule

    The weather in Jozi has really picked up this weekend and week, so in celebration on this tipple Tuesday I would like to share one of my favourite cocktails a Moscow Mule! This Moscow Mule uses the Polish Stolichnaya vodka … Continue reading

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  • Thank you, all will be well!

    My Dr had called me at the end of last week and told me that the procedure was indeed successful. Furthermore the cells removed were tested and are low grade abnormal cells, on the scale of abnormal to cancerous this is … Continue reading

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  • Dealing with the unexpected

    A few of you that follow me on Instagram know I’ve had a procedure done this week. I thought it was something I would share that is personal and not food or travel related, after asking the twitterverse what they thought. … Continue reading

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  • Citrus butter cookies

    I tried Smitten Kitchen’s slice and bake cookie palette recipe a few weeks ago for Cookie Swap 4. Unfortunately, my oven was being a bit temperamental so I didn’t have enough cookies to actually take to the swap. The cookies … Continue reading

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  • Passion fruit Chai Ice Tea

    I am on Poppy Ntshongwana’s House of Poppy show on 5FM this afternoon at around 12pm talking tea appreciation in the What’s for Lunch slot. In the spirit of tea appreciation I thought I’d share an ice tea recipe I … Continue reading

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  • Grapefruit and Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

    A little while ago Acer asked me to do a little cooking demo at their A Touch More You blogger event held at Monaghan Farm. I decided to bake because I had really got the hang of it especially loaves like … Continue reading

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