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Prawn & Chicken Steamed Dim Sum

Steamed Chicken and Prawn Dim Sum

  Prawn and Chicken Steamed Dim Sum – Steamed Dim Sum is such a favourite in la casa Tripepi as is all the food of Asia.  Like Italian food, it’s well balanced and jam packed full of flavour, reflects the character of a continent and the foods that are readily available in its markets.  Much […]

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TrickyRickys award winning 12 Minute Wonder Pasta - Spaghetti alle Vongole e Carfiofi!

Spaghetti with Clams and Artichokes get’s my ‘Best Pasta Dish of the Year Award”

    But it’s only   until I, on the other hand have hit the slippery slope and am having an intimate affair with my martini glasses and my pool loungers! I am surrounded by my boys and we are already celebrating the season! I LOVE CHRISTMAS! So, it’s another quick-quick, DINNER IN 12 Minutes […]

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Dinner Divas: My Semi-Finals Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Menu and Recipes.

So what is a day like on the set of Dinner Divas? It’s looong and quite exhausting but at the end of it your adrenlin levels are just so high that you feel like you have consumed a hundred cups of coffee. My mind was a bee-hive of buzzing and I was constantly running through […]

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Juicy Insalata di frutti di Mare .... a traditional Italian Seafood Salad.

Insalata di Frutti di Mare .. Italian Seafood Salad

So this is my last post before the Food and Wine Indaba 2012. I can’t wait to see everyone and connect and talk food and get all the latest Goss and try some new restaurants and markets! I am posting a traditional Italian Seafood Salad which may seem a little incongruent with the average temperatures […]

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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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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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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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Malaysian Penang Prawn and Fish Curry

Prawn and Fish Curry from Panang, Malaysia

After my chat with Alvin Quah I was hell bent on making a traditional Nyonya curry for you today. Alas, I still need to get my hands on some Pandan leaf and few other goodies in order to make my curry of choice. If anyone knows where I can lay my hands on some fresh […]

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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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