While Tandy and Dave are away, Tandy gave me the keys to her blog. They are in Italy looking at motorbikes and Ferraris and lovely Italian girls in little summer dresses (well Dave is, Tandy will be looking at unshaven, scruffy looking baristas) while I'm here slogging my way through the Cape Winter. I hate … Continue reading Guest Post – DUCK!!!
We have had a LONG summer and it has been a very hot one. Our heatwave season normally is in February, but this year it started in January and it was still in full force in March. These hot evenings usually mean we eat salad as a side dish for supper. As we are on … Continue reading Recipe For Asian Salad Dressing
I had mixed feelings with the first month of my participation in The Secret Recipe Club, on the one hand the ups are all the lovely new bloggers I met, and who I am now following. On the down side was the fact that the person whose blog I was given did not leave a … Continue reading Recipe For Chicken And Sesame Noodles
If I had my way I would have a cooking utensil for each type of meal. But, I don't have my way and neither do I have the space, so I use my tatin dish for all sorts of meals. This may not last long. I used to use my tagine for tatin's but eventually … Continue reading Recipe For Sticky Chicken Wings
I love the crunch of fresh, raw cabbage, but I would never consider cooking with this vegetable. That is not to say that cabbage cannot be cooked, it is just not my choice. When I was in Johannesburg to meet my new niece, my mother made Friday night supper and her meal included this lovely … Continue reading Recipe For Cabbage Salad
I have been asked for a meatball recipe by Shazzie and I could have sent her to look here at the pasta and meatball recipe, or here for my kefta tagine recipe, but instead I decided to do a whole new recipe for her. Here is my recipe for Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs. Thai Inspired Lamb … Continue reading Recipe For Thai Inspired Lamb Meatballs
My contribution to the challenge was a dish prepared in my tagine, and I made enough of this Indonesian Chicken for 2 nights. Part of the challenge was discovering what Sambal Oelek is! It is a paste made from ground red chillis, sometimes including salt, lime or lemongrass as well. Used for adding heat to … Continue reading Recipe For Indonesian Chicken
This week's challenge is simple - using the following marinade recipe, come up with a meal - post your recipe on your blog and let me know when you have done so. In going back over my posts in trying to improve my SEO ranking I cannot find what I made with for this challenge. … Continue reading Recipe For Marinade And A Challenge