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Crisp eisbein

Crisp eisbein

This is the easiest way to cook eisbein. It removes some of the fat, cooks it through and you have control over the crackling and the crackling is what it is all about after all 🙂 Ever since I had eisbein at a restaurant near the Randburg magistrates court, I have...

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Chicken and Prawn Rice

Chicken and Prawn Rice

One of my favourite Chinese meals is chicken and prawn fried rice that I order about 8 of 10 times I have Chines takeout so I set out to find an easy to prepare alternative that tastes just as good as the local Chinese takeout. It's really important to have a very hot...

Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

Ice Cream is basically frozen custard and this ice cream christmas cake recipe is a perfect Christmas dessert for hot December Holidays. Give it a try, it is unlike anything you have had before. What you need 50g raisins 25g sultanas 50g dried cranberries or cherries...

Ginger Ale Chicken Bake

Ginger Ale Chicken Bake

Chicken in Ginger Ale has got to be the easiest, tastiest way to serve chicken pieces that is seriously delicious. The best thing about it is that you can make this for 2 people or 200 people without any problem and everyone will love it. This is the perfect holiday...

Basic Vanilla Biscuits

Basic Vanilla Biscuits

Fresh biscuits are such great things to have around the house and this basic biscuit recipe is the perfect recipe to get you going. The bottom of the recipe gives you a few ideas of how to make different flavours and style biscuits from the same recipe. They are so...

Quick Chicken liver Pate

Quick Chicken liver Pate

I am a big fan of chicken liver pate and of all the recipes I have tried, this has got to be the easiest of the lot. It's not quite a baked chicken liver pate which is really fancy but well worth it, but it tastes fabulous and is always on call to feed the masses....

Smoked Snoek or Trout pate

Smoked Snoek or Trout pate

Snoek pate is really a favourite of mine that I make whenever I am in the Cape. This is a really easy smoked fish pate recipe that works well with smoked trout or snoek. Don't confuse smoked snoek with the dried and smoked version, you want a freshly smoked snoek that...

Bringal and Red pepper pate

Bringal and Red pepper pate

There are so many brinjals at the moment and they cost next to nothing so this is a great recipe to use them. It is vegetarian and a real winner that takes no time at all to make. It is a creamy delicious pate that I always slosh a good amount of olive over before...

Cajun style lemon Chicken

Cajun style lemon Chicken

This is a great chicken dish that is great hot and cold the next day. The cajun spices with the lemon and crunchy quick stir fried veg are a treat. For a salad version of the recipe all you have to do is drape your cooled cajun chicken and peppers over your favourite...

Sweetcorn Fritters

Sweetcorn Fritters

I am a big time fritter fan with pumpkin fritters being a favourite of mine but I have to tell you these sweetcorn fritters are just fantastic. I had them as a breakfast after being tired of eggs and bacon/french toast and smothered them in maple syrup but they are...