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Savoury

  • Hummus and Falafels

    Falafels and Hummus

    We all have our favourite “Falafel Man” who vends this delicious snack all over the world.  In any city in the world, if you see a queue in a food quarter, it…

  • Easy Pickled sweet peppers

    Italian Sweet Pepper Pickles

    Picture an Italian antipasto board overflowing with prosciutto, salami, salty olives, fresh mozzarella, and rustic artisanal breads with olive oil.   For me it just does not get much better than that,…

  • Coconut Lentil Curry

    Coconut Green Lentil Curry

    A little savoury to tantalise your tastebuds today.   This is my take on a traditional Indian Dhal, with Cape Malay and  Thai influences. The Coconut cream gives a subtle hint of sweetness…

  • Pumpkin recipes

    October is Pumpkin Month

    As we experience the last cold weather here in South Africa before Summer arrives, it seemed appropriate to take advantage of the beautiful pumpkins that are filling our grocery shelves. Our normal limited choice of…

  • Muffins

    Roasted Pumpkin, Parmesan and Basil Muffins

    I’ve always had a soft spot for muffins.  There are not too many that I would turn  my nose up to, in fact sweet or savoury, they press all the right buttons for…

  • Chicken liver pate and sweet potato crisps

    Country Chicken Liver Pate and Sweet Potato Crisps

    This deliciously creamy chicken liver pate ticks all the boxes for me as a savoury snack to be served either on crisp breads or my favourite way, with home made root vegetable crisps.  I…

  • Nuts for Christmas

    Going Nuts for Christmas

    A perfect snack with festive drinks. Why choose between sweet or salty nuts when you can have them both, with the added bonus of delicious  spices.  This Christmas Nut Mix brings all of…

  • How to make flavoured salts

    How to make Flavoured Salt

    Make your own flavoured salt with just a few ingredients.  It looks great on the table and tastes even better. There is no need to buy expensive fancy salts available in the…