Pea and mince curry

Pea and mince curry

Peas in curried mince is an dish often made in the Cape but when I came across this North Indian recipe I just had to give it a try and it was truly fantastic, quite different from the Cape Malay style though. Now that you can get frozen peas in supermarkets again...

Quick chicken pasta salad

Quick chicken pasta salad

This chicken pasta salad recipe is really great, the dressing has a really fresh and creamy flavour that makes it seriously morish. It's a really simple recipe that you can make big batches of and add bits and pieces to it for a new adventure. I have added apples...

Prawn ball snacks

Prawn ball snacks

These little Thai beauties are so indulgent and so delicious that this prawn ball recipe meant for 4 or 5 people can easily be consumed by 1 or 2 during a great DVD in the cold weather. You really need a food processor for the recipe but if you don't have one and are...

Smoked salmon pasta sauce

Smoked salmon pasta sauce

Every now and then I really NEED a good creamy pasta and this creamy smoked salmon pasta recipe hits all of the right spots. It's decadent and is really simple to prepare. You can fancy this one up for guests very easily by putting a teaspoon of caviar or capers on...

Seared beef salad

Seared beef salad

After the rare beef with dipping sauce recipe, which I like for it's pub food flavor, try this as a healthy option or if you are having people over and some want a healthy option. This recipe is for 1 or 2 but just double or triple it for the number of people. You...

Grilled Haloumi Salad

Grilled Haloumi Salad

Every now and then I get the Ghalishing for grilled Haloumi cheese and this salad is a real winner. The cheese is salty and has a slight sweetness from the grilling that is just incredible. It's light and at the same time filling enough for a dinner if served with a...

Quick healthy dinner

Quick healthy dinner

When you want a really quick, healthy and tasty meal, try this one. I had a late day in the office, stopped off at PicknPay on the way home and got myself a packet of bacon and a packet of pre-cut stir fry mix. It turned out really well and is in the new section of...

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