Archive | July, 2010
Thai Fish Cakes

Thai Fish Cake Recipe

I have been besieged by culinary demons this week – henceforth – they shall be known as the “gremolata’s” or should I say the *&*###ing GREMOLATAS! For fear of bringing on a case of narcolepsy, I won’t bore you will the details . These #$###@## G’s – seem to be working themselves out. Bottom line […]

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Fresh Thai Spring Rolls

Fresh Thai Prawn Spring Rolls and a Thai Dipping Sauce Recipe

The word Thai – means ‘free’, and I would say that’s a fair description of this wonderful cuisine. Hubby and I spent a few weeks in Thailand over new year a few years ago and I just loved everything about Thailand. The people are tiny weeny little people with massive hearts. They are so generous […]

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Chocolate Fondant …….. Fontastic!!!!

Apology Sadly, a blog-goblin attacked Letterdash and resulted in 6 months of my blog photos being deleted from my blog. Despite all attempts by the ‘technical guru’s’ my pics were never found. Unfortunately, my laptop, with many of my pics was also stolen from my home. I shall be re-posting these delicious recipes one by […]

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Ode to the Onion – Onion Soup

When Max asked me what was for dinner and I responded brown onion soup – my menu was met with complete and utter silence. I could see his meningis working like an abacus and he was choosing his words very carefully. “Brown ONION soup???” he said with the diction of Richard Burton. Hubby’s response was […]

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67 Minutes ………

Sakhithemba YMCA near Illovo is not a pretty place.  It seems that it’s been easy to forget that this family of around 79 youngsters even exists.  Being a YMCA – the ages are supposed to range from around 18 to 20 something.  Well we found little ones of around 4 and every other age inbetween.  […]

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What a Wonderful Wednesday!!

Sometimes fate smiles big cheesy grins down on one! Today is one such day. It’s a big cheesy grin day!!! Not only am I on an aeroplane bound for the inimitable Cape Town, but – my Kulula flight number … has been replaced by British Airways flight BA610. As always, my intention was to feed […]

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Steak Tartare …… sorts out the Boys from the Boys!!!

I have been making this dish for many years now and I believe that there are a few rules that, if followed, will ensure a tasty result that is packed with all the flavours you would expect from such a classic dish that should deliver high on the texture scale as well.   Steak Tartar is […]

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Rhubarb & Ginger Biscuit Dainties for the Wimbledon Finals …. and loads of SKANDAAL!!!!

Apology Sadly, a blog-goblin attacked Letterdash and resulted in 6 months of my blog photos being deleted from my blog.  Despite all attempts by the ‘technical guru’s’ my pics were never found. Unfortunately, my laptop, with many of my pics was also stolen from my home. I shall be re-posting these delicious recipes one by […]

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