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  • The perfect Ragu

    The Perfect Ragú – a sauce to savour

    A rich ragú forms the basis of many classic dishes. I am not kidding you, once you have made this you will never again make boring old savoury mince.  This recipe is…

  • The Chilli Pepper

    The Chilli Pepper

    by Marilina Lewis – Nutrition and Lifestyle Coach Crispy Clean & Chilly……but sometimes rather ‘hot’ too ! That describes our gorgeous South African winter at the moment….but it also describes a very…

  • Caprese salad tartles

    Caprese salad Phyllo Tartlets

      I just love these tiny little Caprese salad Phyllo tartlets.  They are just a mouthful, and are the perfect size canape for cocktail parties. Try and make them as small as…

  • Spinach and tuna roulade

    Spinach and Tuna Roulade

    Those of us in the Southern Hemisphere have been experiencing beautiful hot weather, and this simple spinach and tuna roulade is a perfect meal for long hot lazy days by the pool,…

  • Chicken cashew salad

    Healthy Chicken and Cashew Salad

      Food Illustration by Ev Thomas My favourite cold chicken to serve for a large crowd is this easy to make  fruity mayonnaise chicken salad with salted cashew nuts.…

  • Party appertizers

    Party Appertizers

    The New Year is fast approaching so get into the party mood with these delicious appertizers to help make your party a success.   This is a collection of  appetizers that I…

  • Col'Cacchio summer pizza

    Celebrate Summer with Col’Cacchio pizzeria

      Col’Cacchio pizzeria is making the most of everything there is to love about summer with their latest seasonal menu.  Think simple, fresh and healthy, bursting with colour and flavour.…

  • Pulled pork sliders

    Pulled Pork Sliders and Coleslaw

    Sliders are essentially small burgers which are often served in pairs, trios or even six at a time.  According to the earliest records the  name originated aboard U.S. Navy ships, due to the…

  • Eat your art out

    Eat your Art out

       Having a little fun with food and art.  The lines and textures of my favorite wooden African carving which hangs on the wall in my kitchen, reminded me of small bite…

  • Chicken livers

    Chicken Liver and Sweet onion Crostini

      Oh wow you are going to just love these chicken livers.  They are like nothing you have ever tasted before.  The delicious aroma and taste of cinnamon drenched onions makes you…