Category – Recipes

Best Ever Potato Salad

This BEST EVER Potato Salad recipe has a few extra ingredients and steps, but well worth the extra time and effort.  Please try me! Ingredients: 10 potatoes 1 cup Mayonnaise 3 Spring onions, cut up in ¼” pieces ¾ cup Cream 1 Carrot, grated 2 hard-boiled eggs Pinch...

Cheese and Chives Scones

Cheese and Chives Scones with lots and lots of Swiss cheese and chives are perfect with real butter. What do you think, would you like some with coffee? Ingredients 310 g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 75 g of room temperature butter 200 g grated Swiss cheese...

Hoisin Chicken and Coconut Rice

This is for sure a winner, so try this Hoisin Chicken and Coconut Rice Ingredients: 800 gr chicken thighs 1/3 cup hoisin sauce 1/3 cup soy sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil 1/3 cup honey 2 cm piece of ginger grated 3 cloves garlic grated 1 tsp 5 spice powder ¼ tsp Chinese salt...

South African Bollas

  South African Bollas. Like a koeksister, a Bolla is a smaller version of the traditional South African confectionery made of fried dough infused in syrup covered with coconut. Ingredients   A ¾ cup of sugar 2 eggs ¾ cup oil 5 ml vanilla essence 4 cups cake...

Low Carb Chicken Parmesan

So tonight’s low carb dinner was Chicken Parmesan. A delightful meal that I couldn’t finish, but will tomorrow. I’m giving the recipe as is although I stuffed mine with Spinach and Provolone Cheese, so excuse the pun, this is a very cheesy dish. I couldn’t find the...

Baked Chicken with Molasses

Baked Chicken with Molasses, tender and perfect for Sunday meal. Ingredients for your cock-a-doodle-do: 12 chicken pieces (6 thighs 6 drum sticks) Marinade Ingredients: 1 heaped tbsp garlic/ginger paste 1 tsp chicken spice ½ tsp white pepper 1 tsp 5 spice powder 1 tsp...

Big Bake Cake

Big Bake Cake, White and Chocolate Cake also ideal for cupcakes This Big Bake Cake remains moist, keeps very well and makes a large quantity Ingredients 450g self-raising flour 420g castor sugar 2 ml of salt 250g butter or margarine 250 ml of water 2 large eggs,...

Cabbage Bredie

Cabbage Bredie - Bredie is a stew containing meat and a vegetable. Cabbage Bredie with Beef or mutton   Ingredients 1 kg stewing beef or stewing mutton 2 large onions, peeled and finely chopped 60 ml of oil 5ml allspice 2ml ground cloves Salt to taste Spices of...

Flop proof Madeira Cake

Madeira cake is a sponge cake in traditional British and Irish cookery and here we have a Flop proof Madeira Cake! Ingredients 125g butter 1 cup of sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence Grated rind of 1 lemon (optional) 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder Pinch salt 1 cup...

Freezer friendly Arabic Dough

Here we have a freezer friendly Arabic Dough once baked and also the best dough for pizzas, subs, buns, and calzones Ingredients to prepare your freezer friendly Arabic dough: 2 cups tepid water (not warm but not boiling either) 4 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 sachet...

Pickled Curried Chilies

How to bottle and prepare Pickled Curried Chilies Ingredients for Pickled Curried Chilies 30 ml cumin powder 20 ml turmeric 30 ml mustard seeds 4 Tablespoons mild curry powder, heaped 80 ml of brown sugar A pinch of salt Juice of 2 squeezed lemons 250 ml white vinegar...

The Culinary Alphabet: The Letter P

So let's get going with The Culinary Alphabet: The Letter P Welcome to this months post it is the letter P in my tour of the Culinary Alphabet.  I had quite a few culinary terms and ingredients to pick from.  It is funny how some letters of the alphabet have very few...