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Category Archives: Jozi Kitchen

  • Chocolate cake

    I have been in a serious baking mood these days and it started with the Baklava, which you can see here. After leafing through the Elle (the South African one) I came across Sam Linsell’s (of Drizzle and Dip) ultimate … Continue reading

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  • Homemade Baklava

    Baklava is the perfect afternoon snack pick me up, it’s sticky sweet jam packed with pistachio nuts. Bite sized crispy, crunchy, sweet and protein filled what more can we ask for. I made these myself, I was channelling my inner … Continue reading

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  • Cooked in Africa

    A couple of weeks ago I was part of the blogger judges that were invited to judge the Jo’burg auditions of Ultimate Braai Master. It was a great morning tasting the good, the bad and the phenomen giblets & chicken … Continue reading

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  • Loving – Le Creuset whistling kettle

    I have just moved into my new apartment, all I could offer you right now is a cup of tea or coffee and a choc chip cookie. The first thing I did after unpacking was buy tea, coffee, milk and … Continue reading

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  • Afternoon snack – Emmentaler & onion marmalade grilled cheese

    This post is especially for my American friends, who love themselves a grilled cheese. I had a craving for a grilled cheese yesterday but decided a simple gouda or cheddar grilled cheese just wasn’t enough, I wanted to add a … Continue reading

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  • Afternoon snack – Chickpea salad

    Of all the legumes chickpeas are my favourite. I must admit they are a chore to make with the soaking, I had in fact left them to soak for three days in the fridge, having totally forgot about them on … Continue reading

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  • kid’s favourite nutella banana flapjacks

    I’ve been snacking on a super easy sweet treat, thanks to Woolworths’ ready made flapjacks. Cue toaster to warm the flapjacks, nutella and banana. Before After

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  • Today’s Craving – Jamie Oliver’s chicken soup

    I can feel the summer flu coming on and I happen to have lost my voice over this weekend. All I want, as I sit at my desk at work with a Jozi storm slowly gaining momentum outside, is a … Continue reading

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  • What do the French call French Toast?

    PAIN PERDU of course!My friend Amy (of LittleMissConception) made light and asked me “What do French people call french toast?” she also inserted a *hides*. Pain Perdu, lost bread, in fact lost or wasted bread. So stale bread that is … Continue reading

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  • Savour

    Courtesy: Yummy Thymes blog I’m in the process of discovering the bond between food and language in Savour. Savour is a collaboration between Marc Hirschowitz (Events extraordinaire), Karen Alsfine (Creative writer come creative cook), and Estelle Sacharowitz (Cuisine concocter). Each chapter is named a descriptive word that … Continue reading

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