Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong)

By |2017-05-08T12:01:36+00:00November 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 [...]

Mini Beef and Pepper Stacks

By |2017-05-08T12:10:41+00:00February 11th, 2013|As Seen On, Europe, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Food & Travel, Meat, Mediterranean Delicacies, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Starters|

Mini beef and pepper stacks, based on a very special döner kebab eaten in Istanbul.

Souvlaki Hot dog – Greek street food with a twist

By |2017-05-08T12:17:31+00:00December 21st, 2012|Europe, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Food & Travel, Mains, Meat, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Travel in Europe|

Tapping into the street food hot dog trend, I make the simplest of Greek foods, the souvlaki, marinated with thyme and mint and serve it on a hot dog bun. Some scenes favourite scenes from Athens

Thai Red Curry with Seared Ribeye Steak

By |2017-05-08T10:42:14+00:00December 21st, 2012|Asian Food, Curries & Casseroles, Food, Food & Travel, Mains, Meat, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Wine Events|

Earlier this year, I was invited to participate in the Women and Wine of the World International Competition 2012 and appointed 'godmother'. My task is to pair dishes with the winning wines. The first is a gewürztraminer with a Thai red curry with seared ribeye steak - how to make a red curry paste from scratch.

Dukkah crusted Seared Ostrich with Herby Couscous -McCormick Flavor Forecast 2013

By |2017-05-08T12:18:10+00:00December 18th, 2012|Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Mains, Meat, Recipe Index, Recipes|

I paired dukkah crusted ostrich with seasonal asparagus served with a dollop of saffron cream and herby couscous with slices of Turkish apricot - flavours of Africa and the Middle East mingling in one wholesome, healthy dish.

Caramelised Onion & Beef Phyllo Pastry Tart with Green Olives

By |2017-05-08T11:28:26+00:00December 13th, 2012|Africa, Bread & Savoury Bakes, Chicken & Poultry, Food, Food & Fab Endorsed, Food & Travel, Mains, Meat, Mediterranean Delicacies, Recipe Development, Recipe Index, Recipes, Travel in Africa|

Caramelised Onion & Beef Phyllo Pastry Tart with Green Olives - a holiday series colaboration with Mediterranean Delicacies - part one, a visit to Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Fragrant Slow Cooked Lamb Neck with Date and Almond Chutney

By |2017-05-08T12:22:08+00:00October 29th, 2012|Food, Mains, Meat, Recipe Index, Recipes|

Lamb neck is a tough and relatively inexpensive cut of meat, but is delicious when slow cooked in a stew or made as a filling for a pie. In this recipe, I slow roasted the necks with cardamom and saffron until tender and slightly sticky and served on soft polenta with a date and almond chutney.

Smokey Pan Grilled Kudu (Venison) in Pitas

By |2017-05-08T12:23:21+00:00October 4th, 2012|As Seen On, Food, Mains, Meat, Portfolio, Recipe Index, Recipes, The Fabulous|

I was invited by Errieda du Toit, an experienced hand in the kitchen and new twitter friend to be part of a feature on her, by the Afrikaans television programme Pasella. We were tasked with cooking with venison and each chose something a little unusual, a bit of a challenge and at the same time spoke about our activity on twitter and how we experienced the social media medium.