Durban Fish Curry – A Taste of Home

By |2020-09-04T00:23:05+02:00September 3rd, 2020|Food, Indian Food Easy Peasy, Recipe Development, South Africa|

Durban Fish curry A Durban-style fish curry evokes memories of my childhood in Kwa-Zulu Natal and my grandmother preparing freshly-caught fish in masala pastes to fry or red-hued, gently simmered fish curries over the weekends to enjoy with the family at the table. The fresh, briny scent of the sea lingered on the [...]

Mother’s Day Rich Chocolate Cake

By |2017-05-11T10:01:44+02:00May 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+02:00November 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+02:00November 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 [...]

Luffa and Shrimp curry

By |2017-05-08T12:02:24+02:00October 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 [...]

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