Archive | August, 2011
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A Tagine of Baby Chickens with Saffron, Green Olives and Preserved Lemons served with Couscous

Tino-the-claw-Tripepi has his ways. He is an impressive 14years old now and if he were to be kissed by a fairy tale princess he would *POEF *, turn into that grumpy old man, the late Walther Matthau. He is basically full of ‘kitty-kak’. I think that he has feline Alzheimer’s, for one moment he is […]

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Sapori … Dinner Party Menu Planner

Welcome to ‘Sapori” my Virtual Italian Restaurant / Cook Book …. This is a unique ‘Weightless’ eating experience darlings, order whatever you wish and as many portions as your heart desires because you won’t gain any weight! If you are planning a dinner party or looking for something a little Italiano for dinner with your […]

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Stuffed Vine Leaves

Theatre Legend Al Debbo’s Stuffed Vine Leaves ….. a Vegetarian D’Lite!

A few weeks ago we lost another one of South Africa’s much loved theatre legends. I remember Al Debbo’s golf ball googly eyes rolling around in their sockets from my childhood; and he always made me laugh. Back in the days when television was in its’ infancy – the days when families and neighbours piled […]

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Tattie Scones Topped with Poached Duck Egg and Parmesan Butter

Tattie Scones with Poached Duck Eggs and Parmesan Butter

  My step-Nana was Scottish and could bang out all sort of Scottish treats from her kitchen in a Nano-second. She always had a cigarette with a drooping tassel of white ash dangling dangerously out of the corner of her mouth which I just could not take my eyes off. Like a ‘wee’ ferret she […]

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coffee and walnut cupcakes

A Gaggle of Coffee and Walnut Cupcakes for Aunty Goo!

“One lump or two?” my Aunty Goo would ask me with a broad Chanel Red framed smile, liquorice black immaculately coiffed hair, a wink of the eye and a giggle that bubbled up from somewhere deep down inside her. Aunty Goo laughed a lot – and she found adding two sugar lumps instead of just […]

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Chinese Chicken and Stir Fried Vegetables

Chinese Chicken and Veg Stir Fry

  Shisa Nyama                             Ngiyabonga kakhulu guys for allowing me in for a brief moment Shisa Nyama is an imtimate meal … A time for men to talk .. It’s really special ..     So we went home after buying the most fantastic meat at […]

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Sticky Sweet and Tender Pork Belly with Stir Fried Noodles and Bok choy

Asian Style Pork Belly with Stir Fried Bok Choy and Noodles

  Eish! Yesterday was one of those mornings after the night before days! A handful of painkillers, half a bottle of Schweden Bitters (my cure for EVERYTHING) and twenty cups of Chai and I kind of got my act together. I am back in Underberg with my sista from another mother – Carol. Tradition dictates […]

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Penne Arrabiata

Penne Arrabiata Recipe

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Surf and Turf Fillet Steaks a la Tripepi

Surf and Turf Fillet Steak with a Creamy Mushroom Sauce and Parmesan Mash

Summer is around the corner me beauties – and while little miss sunshine flirts shamelessly with us, flashing her sexy long legged rays knowing full well that she’s working us up into a vitamin D challenged frenzy, we are starting to stock up on summer accoutrements. We braai’d last Sunday – we just couldn’t actually […]

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Kudu Fillet Burger with Monkeygland Sauce

Kudu Fillet Burger …..

  This is very much a tried and tested Tripepi favourite. Whenever I can get my hands on some Kudu fillet I make burgers. Burgers are more of a summer dish in our house though – my mind expects not only to smell a wood fire burning but the summery aroma cocoa butter suntan lotion, […]

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