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  • How to make Pesto like a real Italian Mamma

    How to make Pesto like a real Italian Mamma

    If there is one thing I have learned from my many trips to Italy, its that to make the perfect pesto you need great fresh ingredients.  Traditional Italian pesto is made from…

  • Wild Mushroom pasta

    Pasta with Wild Mushrooms

    I am having a bit of a mushroom fix at the moment.  I recently spent some time on a friends game farm, and making sure to keep near the house so that…

  • Chinese cabbage salad

    Chinese cabbage salad

       I love this crunchy,  cabbage salad. Its healthy, colorful, crunchy, sweet, salty and tangy all in one mouthful.  My  friends and I have been making it forever,  and it always gets the…

  • Patrick Holford's leek and bean soup

    Patrick Holford’s Leek, Potato and Bean Soup

    Patrick Holford  is Britain’s leading nutrition expert, and author of over thirty books on diet, health and nutrition. His 9 Day Liver Detox, contains delicious recipes, which are nutritious and have become part…

  • Trail mix

    Trail Mix

    Homemade trail mix –  its a tasty and nutritious treat when you’re on the go.  For me, its for birdwatching, viewing wild animals, or hiking through the Zululand bushveld.  But whether u are…

  • French onion soup

    French Onion Soup

      Legend has it that the first French Onion Soup soupe à l’oignon à la lyonnaise, was made by King Louix XV.  He was looking for a late night snack to eat, but…

  • Primordial Soup

    Patrick Holford’s Primordial Soup

    This soup recipe is from Patrick Holford’s 9 Day Liver Detox, which is the easiest detox diet in the world.  Every recipe is so delicious you almost want to stay on the…

  • Quinoa salad

    Quinoa Salad with Haloumi and Sweet Potato

    My first encounter with Quinoa was eight years ago when my daughter,  Michelle,  and I went to Peru and stayed at the beautiful  “Wilka Tikka” , a sanctuary in the Sacred Valley…

  • sweet and sour pickles

    Sweet and Sour Bread and Butter Pickle

     A kitchen cupboard stacked with delicious jars of home made preserves is a very rewarding sight, but these days its so easy to get a bottle off the supermarket shelf, and there…