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Asparagus and Prawn Risotto

Asparagus and Prawn Risotto Recipe

Part 3 of My Gobble Gobble   Our next stop was wine tasting in Stellenbosch. After relieving The Olive Shed at Tokara of Litres of outstanding Leccino olive oil, balsamic vinegar and jars of exciting and delicious goodies from Oded’s Kitchen on sale at Deli Cat Essen, we hot-footed it up to the wine tasting. […]

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Chili Ginger Stir Fried Prawns with Savoury Italian Rice

Stir Fried Chilli Ginger Prawns with Italian Savoury Rice.

July in Durban is a smorgasbord of exciting activities. We kicked off the month with the glamorous Vodacom Durban July, the Ballito beach is bejewelled with beautiful girls batting their eye-lids at the hunky surfers both local and international battling it out for the title on the huge waves that accompany spring tides, the Air […]

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A romantic Mauritian Dinner Party Menu

Mauritian Dinner Menu Shrimp Rougaille, Okra Fricasse and A Fruit Platter with Mauritian Cardamom Tea and Star Anise Syrup …

Mauritian Dinner Menu of Shrimp Rougaille, Okra Fricasse and a Fruit Platter with Cardamom and Star Anise Teal Syrup. I seem to be flying from one catch-up situation to the next. Two weeks away in the mountains has seriously dented my routine. However, I still believe that it’s not the things that you DO in […]

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Osso Bucco with Riso alla Milanese

Osso Bucco with Saffron Riso alla Milanese.

Well now – there were a few ‘noses’ out of joint in the Masterchef Kitchen last night weren’t there. Claire actually visibly paled and Aaron nearly choked on his own moustache!!! Aren’t you just loving this – we are on episode 62 of 84 …. Which roughly translates into three words and that’s, TENSION – […]

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A South African Favourite - Bobotie and Yellow Rice

Bobotie Recipe … with a difference!

I have guests staying with me this week. Carol – my maatjie from Underberg and her niece Catharina from Germany. Despite one corker of a hangover in Thursday, we have taken Catharina around Durban – showing off our brand spanking new FABULOUS beach front, the Jewel in the royal crown of KwaZulu-Natal – the ever […]

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Thai Peanut Chicken Satay, Egg Fried Rice and Coconut Rice Pudding!

It’s been a busy weekend in glorious KZN. With temperatures soaring, mother sun shone down on us all weekend leaving a pink glow on whatever she touched. The men all humba-buggered off to throw their money at race horses and I was left alone at home. You would have thought that two models were preparing […]

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