Our Favourite Sandwiches - For City Press iMag I was asked to share my favourite sandwich recipe for a story that City Press iMag ran at the end of last year, featuring fellow bloggers and friends, Anel of the award winning blog Life is a Zoo Biscuit, Thuli of Mzansi Style Cuisine and Matt of Curate This Space (now, [...]
Mauritius Street Food Pickle vendor outside Waterfront, Port Louis - Reminders of a Durban Childhood (this article appeared in the Sunday Times Extra 12 Jan 2014) Ripe pineapples, dipped in chilli powder and salt, threaded on wooden skewers and sold along the Durban beachfront, remind me of my childhood [...]
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 [...]
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.
Caramelised Onion & Beef Phyllo Pastry Tart with Green Olives - a holiday series colaboration with Mediterranean Delicacies - part one, a visit to Chefchaouen, Morocco.
This traditional Indian biscuit is the one that is featured during Diwali and other celebrations. It is similar to a butter biscuit, but the semolina gives it a characteristic nutty crunch. It's preferable that you use ghee (clarified butter) but you may use butter if you can't find any. Cardamom fills the kitchen and infuses this biscuit with a gorgeous musky scent.