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Please sir may I have some more Potato Soup

I would love to win with the Hot Potato Blogger Challenge because potatoes have been a staple in my life. I remember my grandmother using potatoes to lengthen curries, bredies and stews, with the piles of potato peels tossed into … Continue reading

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Ultimate warm potato salad

I would love to win with the Hot Potato Blogger Challenge because this salad is everything! It started out as an idea of a warm nicoise salad which is one of my favourites and then I thought how could I … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s Roasted Figs with Pomegranate Molasses & Orange Zest

I love figs the deep purple or succulent green exterior, red center that’s sweet but subtly savoury – or is that just me?! This post could essentially stop there, I can eat a fig in any form as is split … Continue reading

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Baked Beans & Atchar in the Jozi Kitchen

Sometimes only a simple dish and a R8.95 can of baked beans will do! A few days ago I had a craving for warmed baked beans in tomato sauce, but the South African classic version. You know the hybrid between the baked … Continue reading

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Strawberries & Cream in the Jozi Kitchen

I know it’s not July and not Wimbledon yet, but I do have strawberries and cream in the Jozi Kitchen. I decided to try something new with a dessert I love, an Eton Mess. The reason I appreciate an Eton … Continue reading

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Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume

Purple Citrus & Sweet Perfume  by Silvena Rowe is a cookbook I picked up purely because of it’s cover. It is a compilation of recipes from Eastern Mediterranean cuisine, born out of rediscovering her Ottoman roots, her father was Turkish, and … Continue reading

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Tipple Tuesday – Martini Bianco on the rocks

I discovered this Vermouth drink from my friend Robyn, she brought it over when we did the Woolworths Cook with Friends challenge (read all about it here). I was a skeptic at first because Robyn is a vodka on the … 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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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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