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Category Archives: Recipes

  • Baked camembert

    For cheese lovers only!I served a baked camembert last Friday, as a starter for my father’s birthday dinner. After seeing so many contestants do it for Come Dine with Me UK (including the little cutie from Blue), I just had … Continue reading

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  • Rhubarb crumble

    This is the tale of to crumbles one rhubarb one apple…… Winter has finally hit Jozi and that gets me into a fierce dessert craving home cooking kinda mood. I’m notoriously terrible at baking so I decided that making a … Continue reading

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  • Summer’s brightest: Melons! Woolworths chopping board chit chat

    I was lucky to have another chopping board chit chat with Woolies. It was right on the back of COP 17 and in line with my philosophy of eating seasonal and local as far as possible, except for the Lindt … Continue reading

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  • Trying something new: Caramelised onion lamb shank

    Never one to admit that the cupboard is too bare to whip up a roast, I used what I had to make a wonderful (if i must say so myself) lamb shank. If ever you thought that onion marmalade has … Continue reading

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  • Chopping Board Chit Chat on Woolworths Facebook page

    This is my first blog for the Woolworths Facebook page, on my traditional Braai essentials.  Many thanks to Woolworths and Taste!   http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150356057993178.357551.214878073177&type=3

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  • Thursday night quickie: Carbonara

    I’m sure we’ve all had a craving that just won’t be shaken. For me it’s been spaghetti carbonara this week. It came to me on Monday and the smokey, salty flavours just whirled around my head till the end of … Continue reading

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  • A quick dessert pick me up

    So I was sitting at my desk at work today and dreaming about a little dessert pick me up that I would reward myself with. But for me the real reward is thinking about what I’d like to make and knowing … Continue reading

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  • All we need is a Pot and a bit of Luck

    This is Jozi Foodie Fix Eat-In edition. I had a potluck dinner this week with a group of girlfriends. For those who don’t know, a potluck dinner is a bring and share a dish dinner. For those who don’t cook … Continue reading

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  • Tackling Fish

    So after the prawns last night, my dad decided to make a stop at the Portuguese Fisheries this morning and came back with a HUGE fish. He says it’s a rock cod and the smallest one he could find, i … Continue reading

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  • At Home Eating

    Since I didn’t Foodie Fix anywhere this week, I thought I should share my at home eating with you.So here’s my Eating In: Chicken Pies and Savoury Tomato, Camembert and Basil Pesto tart from The Tart. I picked these savoury … Continue reading

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