Creamy Cauliflower Puree

There’s all this fuss about cauliflower these days, its proving to be a great substitute for rice, pizza bases and mash potato.  Aaaah… Mash Potato, how I love thee … unfortunately though, you do nothing for my waistline!  So I thought, let me see... read more

Mom’s Legendary Roast Potatoes

I am a potato kind of gal, always have been, always will be.  Sadly, I am not one of those ‘ladies’ who will take just one or two roast potatoes when dishing up, I’m more of a 4 or 5 roast potatoes kinda gal *blush*  Oh, and if its my Mom’s potatoes … oh boy, then I... read more

French Fries with Garlic Aioli 

Photography by Darren Bester Yield: Approximately 250ml Ingredients:  Thinly sliced french fries baked / fried & placed in canapé cones 2 Egg Yolks  1 Heaped tsp Dijon Mustard  Squeeze of Lemon Juice  1 Garlic Clove Mashed  125ml Canola Oil  125ml Olive Oil  Pinch... read more

Beetroot, Walnut & Bocchini Salad

Photography by Darren Bester Yield: 10, as a side Ingredients:  5 Bunches Beetroot, boiled, peeled, cooled & cut into quarters  200g Walnuts, broken into smaller pieces   300g Bocconcini Mozzarella Balls  2x 120g Rocket Leaves, roughly torn or punnet micro herbs  ... read more

New Baby Potato Salad with Mustard Dressing

Photography by Darren Bester Yield: 10, as a side dish  Ingredients: x2 700g Bags of Baby Potatoes, boiled, skinned & cut into quarters  10 – 12 Quail Eggs, hard boiled & seasoned with salt and pepper Caper Berries, some chopped up and some retaining... read more

Pumpkin Pie

Photography by Darren Bester   My Sister-in-law Carmen’s Pumpkin Pie is synonymous with the words braai, lunch, dinner & celebration in our family.  No meal is complete without Carmie’s famous Pumpkin Pie!   While everyone loves it, there are 3 of us... read more