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Easy steps for making tofu at home from scratch

May 14, 2020

The lockdown that has forced us to spend more time at home and in our kitchens during this COVID-19 crisis does have some positive side effects: we’re starting to upskill ourselves to make more food at home. Not just the simple recipes and quick meals, we’re making food from scratch. We’ve...

Homemade Harissa

April 02, 2020

This harissa recipe is so easy to make at home with a food blender. The warm flavours of roasted peppers and spice, and hot chillies make the sauce irresistible. Homemade Harissa is much more value for money, and it’s always rewarding to make this unique Middle Eastern blend in your own kitchen. Use...

Fig Cardamom Preserve for a Cheese Platter

March 12, 2019

There’s nothing like a fig preserve on a cheese platter, served with a ripe camembert and lightly salted crackers. Think lazy Sunday afternoons, friends and a glass of wine ... the perfect match! This preserve recipe is full of flavour with just a few simple ingredients, creating the perfect texture...

Traditional Homemade Chakalaka Recipe for a Braai

November 29, 2018

When I think of chakalaka the things that come to mind are braais, salads, and good company. I don’t remember a time we didn’t have chakalaka at a family braai. If not then either green salad, creamed spinach, or beetroot salad was a definite. Chakalaka is a South African spicy...

5 Ways To Use Tahini

July 02, 2018

Tahini, the Middle Eastern sesame paste, is made of just sesame seeds and oil and adds so much flavour to your recipes! Tahini is used in hummus …duh…  and it’s actually very versatile. If you find that a jar is usually just sitting in your fridge, and you’re not sure...

5 Best Dressings For Winter Salads

June 06, 2018

Winter’s upon us, days are shorter, and the mornings are becoming slightly colder. That doesn’t mean we have to give up our favorite salads as we have warm flavours to look forward to in autumn and winter. It’s the time of the year for cozy comfort dishes, and the season...