Beetroot Cured Salmon

  Photography by Darren Bester Beetroot Cured Salmon   Yield: 10 as a main dish accompanied by sides  Ingredients:  1.5kg side of Norwegian Salmon, boned & skin removed  4 Beetroots, grated 400g Caster Sugar  315g Coarse Sea Salt 2 Handfuls of fresh Dill, chopped ... read more

Pea, Bacon & Mint Soup

Photography by Darren Bester  You say Pea soup and I’m immediately transported back in time… I’m in my family kitchen, I’m a child, my Mom is standing over one of her trusty AMC pots (pots which are now in my kitchen some 30 years on – Talk about quality!), the... read more

Mushroom & Cauliflower Yin Yang Soup

Photography by Darren Bester   Anyone who ever had the Mushroom & Cauliflower soup at Sinn’s Restaurant in Wembley Square, Cape Town will know what I was trying to achieve here !   That soup was one of those meals … You know the ones, where you... read more

Prawns for Any Occasion!

Photography by Darren Bester   Maybe it’s because Easter is around the corner and I always associate Easter with seafood (after chocolate of course), or perhaps it’s the desire to indulge in one last al fresco lunch under the sun, before winter arrives in the... read more

Caesar Salad

Photography by Darren Bester   Yield: 4 Ingredients  8 Quail eggs 8 slices Parma Ham Baby Gem Lettuce or Crisp Lettuce or Cos Lettuce 8 Ciabatta Bread Slices Parmesan Cheese for garnishing For the dressing:  1 egg 1 clove garlic 2tsp Dijon Mustard 2 tbsp lemon... read more