Unusual suspects – The Prickly Pear.

This edition of unusual suspects has a bit of ‘patriotic feel’ I love my country and all of its visual beauty and of course the hybrid gastronomic history South Africa has to offer. The prickly pear, like that ‘one long lost relative you know of but haven’t really been fully acquainted with’, it’s always been […]

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Apple and Rhubarb Crumble 

As you know by now, there’s not much I love more than fresh and seasonal produce. I’m trying to be as experimental as can be, last week I bought a bunch of Rhubarb, having never before consumed it I was eager find out its flavour profile. I purchased the Rhubarb at Woolworths and found there […]

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Souper!

This year, much to my delight, Winter has arrived a lot earlier than expected in Cape Town. My sister says, that being born in a particular season affects not only one’s personality but obviously how we take to the elements in that particular season, and me, being a Winter baby, I absolutely relish at the […]

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Unusual Suspects – Celeriac.

Every fortnight I will be doing a post on unusual yet highly underestimated and rarely used vegetables/fruit not usually used for everyday consumption in the everyday kitchen.This week is the first of the “unusual suspects” series, and kicking it off, I am inspired by the Root Vegetable, Celeriac. Much like it’s green, skinny cousin Celery, […]

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Peppadew Hummus

  The birth place of hummus is still an uncertainty today, but one thing is certain it has been a Middle Eastern staple for centuries. Not only is it ridiculously delicious but incredibly healthy too! Hummus means ‘Chickpea’ in Arabic, there is approximately 6.8 g of protein per 100g of the healthy legume. Once you have […]

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