Archive | November, 2011
Crumbed Pork Chops, Peas and Potato Bake

The Three P’s : Crumbed Pork Chops, Rosemary Peas and Potato Bake.

Pork chops, peas and potato is one of those meals that rolls slowly like a golf ball and falls firmly into the hole marked with a flag with “Holy Trinity Man Food’ in that it’s the epitome of meat and two veg. MAN FOOD doesn’t attempt to seduce them into eating arty farty nouvelle cuisine […]

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Funky Diva Ice Cubes

Funky Ice Cubes for your Summer Drinks.

With Christmas breathing down our necks like a serial killer and retailers flooding their stores with a plethora of Yuletide goodies and baddies, the general pace of it all is quickening rather too rapidly for me. All this, at a time of the year when we find our batteries flatter than a gorillas nose, the […]

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Hot Off the Coals: Braai’d Fresh Line Fish with Roasted Vine Tomatoes and Salmoriglio.

I was so desperate to get back onto the internet that I went and purchased a 3G modem! Can you believe this? My useless service provider, namely iBurst, was offline in Durban for 4 days! Oh my madumbi’s the profanities that came flying out of TrickyRicky’s office were constant and got progressively worse! It’s impossible […]

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Delicious Octopus Salad Recipe

Like a Hot Knife Through Octopus ……. Giorgio Locatelli’s Summer Octopus Salad.

Summer continues to tease the bejeevers out of us in KwaZulu-Natal. This time of the year we are besieged by winds that whip us around like a good crack from Zorro’s infamous weapon of choice. The minute that the sun pops her head out the whole of Durban hauls out their shorts and slops. The […]

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Watermelon & Chevin Salad with a Vodka Mint Dressing

Sapori Virtual Cook Book Chapter 3, 17 Meat Free Monday Recipes

I am delighted to post Chapter 3 of Sapori my virtual cookbook. This chapter is devoted entirely to Meat Free Mondays. As a food blogger I am mindful of the amount of meat that my family consumes, of the impact that we have on our environment and of our good health. These days la famiglia […]

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Fresh Taglietelle with A Cherry Tomato and Mushroom Sauce

How To Make Fresh Taglietelle with a Cherry Tomato and Mushroom Sauce

  Kowabunga Dudes! The weather has been awesome these last few days. I am swimming in the mornings now and the water has the most calming effect on my soul. It’s a bit nippy when you first get in – but a lap or ten later I am huffing, puffing and sweating. I always allow […]

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Retro Prawn Cocktail

RetroPrawn Cocktail with Spicy Pink Mayo and Classic Sole Bonne Femme

I know that I have been scarce for the last week but sometimes one has to put ones passions aside for a mate. I have still been cooking but have literally had no time at all to sit in front of my laptop let alone do any work. I have many blessings to count though […]

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