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Creamy Cappuccinno Heaven

Cappuccino Ice Cream Recipe and my Dinner Divas Appearance

  Cappuccino Ice Cream fit for Diva’s   Settling the Nerves Cappuccino Ice Cream : I wrote this post on 23 August, the evening of my elimination round in Dinner Divas when I got back to my hotel room. I am an early riser as most of you know, but the looming Dinner Divas contest […]

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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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Pan fried Dorado on a bed of Fennel & Leek Mascarpone Sauce.

Spicy Dorado on a bed of Fettuccine with a creamy Leek and Fennel Sauce.

                                Every now and then la cucina Tripepi gets a visit from the kitchen fairies.  Last night they flapped their little wings, clicked their red sequined happy tappy heels together and a moment of perfect culinary synergy prevailed.  The dish looked […]

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Membry Maphanga's Bush Biscuits

Bush Biscuits … Membry’s Walnut and Choc Chip Biscuits.

  A lone duck carves a liquid v in the water with her wake, hippo’s yawn with mouth so wide one could easily deposit a hundred Chomps in her chops and as the sun peeps one eye over the hillside, illuminating all of 22 000 hectares of the Nambiti plains, my mug of hot coffee […]

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Espresso al Uovo Batuto

Espresso al Uovo Battuto … an Italian Coffee Break.

Ask any member of my famiglia what would happen if Mum didn’t get her coffee in the morning and you would get pretty much the same response from each of them. Eyes will widen in fear, eye brows will raise, hands will gesticulate madly and they will start walking backwards towards the nearest exit in […]

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