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Mfino & Ricotta Quiche is ideal for a summer lunch or your picnic basket!

Mfino & Ricotta Quiche Recipe …. The Dinner Diva Semi-Finals Begin!

  I am an ardent fan of Kobus van der Merwe’s blog, Sardines on Toast.   I envy his ability, and more to the point, the opportunity he gets to create delicate and artistic plates of food anointed with what can only be described as ‘soupçons’ of exquisite flavours.  His use of indigenous plants and foraged […]

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Duck & Pork Rillette with Port Prunes & Green Peppercorns

Duck and Pork Rillette with Port Prunes and Green Peppercorns, Perfect for a Christmas lunch.

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Kabeljou Crumbed Fish Croquettes

Kabeljou Croquette Recipe … Croquettes di Pesce

Right, so we ate half of the Kabeljou Cabrarese for dinner and had plenty of meat left over.  La famiglia Tripepi has had a protracted and passionate love affair with the humble bread crumb since the dark ages.  The Tripepi family history goes back centuries to Reggio Calabria.  But I shall share more about the […]

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Fun Filled Savoury Sandwich Cake

A Fun Filled Savoury Birthday Cake …

A fun filled Savoury Birthday Cake: TrickyRicky’s birthday was spent lazing under the thorny acacia trees, next to the cool waters of Shongweni Dam just outside Durban. The Dam is situated inside the Shongweni nature reserve that is just 30 minutes from Durban. One does catch glimpses of animals such as pretty impala grazing on […]

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Kibbeh Bil Sanieh is Spiced Baked Lamb with Bulgur Wheat & Pine Nuts.

Spicy Baked Lamb Kibbeh Bil Sanieh

I have been chasing my own tail for the last few days.  So much is happening here around la casa Tripepi, not the least of which is a last minute trip to Underberg this weekend.  I haven’t been to the Midlands since last year so I am incredibly excited to be saying goodbye to Durban […]

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Pork Sausage, Caramelised Onion and Sage Quiche for Lunch.

After leaving school I qualified as an International Travel Consultant, which accounts for many of my foreign travels and cooking adventures.  Back in those days all of the foreign airlines still landed their majestic birds on our shores.  Bottom line, us Travel Agents were entertained and looked after very well in the hopes of us […]

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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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Cheesy Prawn and Mushroom Muffins

Cheesy Mushroom and Prawn Muffins.

I have a baking guru – and it’s Carey of Bits of Carey. I love her no-nonsense approach to baking and the way that she writes her blog gives me courage and confidence. I don’t have a good track record with baking – and this is because I have a terrible habit of altering recipes. […]

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Brinjal and Haloumi Wraps

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Light and Lean Lettuce Tortillas

TrickyRicky and Max ganged up on me yesterday. With hands planted menacingly on their hips they jabbered away at me in a foreign language. Not one to back down at a challenge – I cocked my ear and stared straight back at them through narrowed eyes, with that look on my face that said, “Don’t […]

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