Confit Duck Ravioli

French, Italian, and of course South African are my absolute favourite types of cuisine that I love to cook,eat and enjoy! My name and love of food has a French origin, my soul Italian and my heart definitely belongs to my beloved home country. I feel like I must have been a nonna in my […]

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Food Photography Workshop by Hein van Tonder.

The photo above is of me taking an overhead shot.Photo taken by Hein van Tonder. I’m a big fan of Hein van Tonder’s work, he makes photographing food look effortless and oh so exquisite! So when I heard that he was doing a food photography workshop, I indeed jumped at the chance to book my […]

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Roasted Vine Tomato and Goat’s Cheese Tart.

I love tomatoes! I can easily eat a whole raw one with a pinch of salt and a sprinkle of white pepper. If my esophagus didn’t loathe me for it I would consume copious amounts! I saw the most stunning vine tomatoes in store yesterday and knew that I had to play around with them […]

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Lobster roll with a Sriracha and Lobster mayonnaise.

As you might have noticed with recent posts I tend to lean more towards food that is associated with summer and festivity and what a more fitting day than with such gorgeous weather while on the brink of Spring in South Africa.  Here in South Africa, we have rock lobster called Crayfish. For some time […]

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Nigella’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Pots.

Naturally I love cooking and baking things that I love to eat, I think that is one of very few secrets of good cooking, that and simplicity. I love Nigella Lawson’s style of cooking it’s quick and no fuss, humbling yet soulful. I don’t think anyone could resist a ‘straight out of the oven’ freshly […]

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Unusual Suspects: Kale

With the recent craze, Kale has had its fair share of shine and praise with its abundance of health benefits. I thought it a good idea to see what all the fuss was about. Kale is a member of the Brassica family, which includes Cauliflower, Broccoli and Cabbage. Like Parsely, Kale has two types Curly […]

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