Mother’s Day Rich Chocolate Cake

By | 2017-05-11T10:01:44+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Cakes, Cookies & Sweets, Recipe Development, Recipes|

Mother's Day Rich Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting A vanilla cake is versatile and pretty, but a rich chocolate cake makes you feel like there was just that much more effort expended in making it. For Mother’s Day, Lurpak, the butter Queens, invited me to share something delicious for my mum.  (Check out their [...]

Pissaladière with Sardines

By | 2017-05-08T11:03:11+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Bread & Savoury Bakes, Food, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Pissaladière - Niçoise Style Pizza Bread with Caramelised Onions and Sardines In her book At Elizabeth David's Table, Ms David shares her discovery of the different types of 'pizza' breads encountered along the Mediterranean coast west of Genoa and across the borders of Provence. She speaks of the sardenara - bread topped with salted sardines, onions and [...]

Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong)

By | 2017-05-08T12:01:36+00:00 November 9th, 2013|Asia, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, Meat, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes|

Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong) Serves 4-6  This dish, Vietnamese Grilled Pork is prepared on the streets throughout Vietnam, with slight regional recipe differences. Thin, fragrant pork slices are barbequed over coals and served over cold rice noodles with a spicy dressing.     I prepared this recipe for City Press iMag Ingredients  350 g pork [...]

Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls)

By | 2017-05-08T12:01:53+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Asia, Featured Articles, Food, Food & Travel, Gluten Free, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood, Starters, Travel in Asia|

Fresh Spring Rolls (Crystal Spring Rolls) - called Goi Cuon in Vietnam or Nime Chao in Cambodia. Recipe developed for City Press iMag

Pierogi with Pilchards and Onions in Browned Butter

By | 2017-05-08T11:18:55+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Bread & Savoury Bakes, Destination Meals, Europe, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood, Travel in Europe|

Pierogi with Pilchards and onions in brown butter - how to make traditional Polish pierogi suitable for a host of fillings. Boiled and fried in this recipe.

Luffa and Shrimp curry

By | 2017-05-08T12:02:24+00:00 October 8th, 2013|As Seen On, Featured Articles, Food, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Mains, Portfolio, Published, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Luffa and Shrimp curry - Chinese okra This recipe forms part of a series prepared for Pick n Pay Fresh Living Magazine, October 2013 issue A vegetable, and an exfoliator! My grandmothers, like yours too, if they were a part of the same generation, practicised thrift to a fault. They had to, really, with large [...]

Tuna Polpette in a Quick Neapolitan Sauce

By | 2017-05-08T12:03:21+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Featured Articles, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Portfolio, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Seafood|

Juicy, spicy shredded tuna meatballs baked and added to a quick Neapolitan sauce. Recipe developed for Lucky Star/

Deep-Fried Green Bananas with Green Chilli & Tamarind Dipping Sauce

By | 2017-05-22T11:19:15+00:00 August 28th, 2013|Africa, Asian Food, Featured Articles, Food, Gluten Free, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Portfolio, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Vegetables|

When I was a child living in KwaZulu Natal, spicy battered deep-fried green bananas, or plantain when we could get it, was a delicacy we loved even more than fried chips. Here's a recipe for this dish served with a green chilli tamarind dipping sauce.