Boerewors Stew

Boerewors (farmer’s sausage) is as traditionally South African as Biltong, Koeksisters, Pap (maize porridge) and Vetkoek (fat cake). “Boeries” as it is affectionately known by locals, is staple fare in South Africa. It is wholesome, delicious and reasonably inexpensive. Above all, it tastes like nothing else on the rest of this planet! If you would … Continue reading Boerewors Stew

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MeatBall Bake

Serves 6  Ingredients 800g beef mince 2 eggs handful of fresh coriander, chopped 15 ml (1 T) mixed dried herbs (I like the Italian Mix) 10 ml (2 t) ground cumin 80 ml balsamic glaze salt and pepper 30 ml (2 T) olive oil 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 red chillies, halved 15 ml … Continue reading MeatBall Bake

Pork Meatballs With Bacon & Mustard Sauce

Serves 4 Ingredients 400 g pork sausages 6 bacon rashers salt and pepper 1 head cauliflower 100 ml olive oil 30 ml (2 T) Dijon mustard 30 ml (2 T) red wine vinegar handful of fresh coriander Method For the Sauce Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Arrange the bacon on a baking sheet and … Continue reading Pork Meatballs With Bacon & Mustard Sauce

Healthy Lifestyle, Weight-loss, Active Living

DASH Diet Menu

In this part we have a week’s worth of meals! Phase 1 has 3 sample days, and Phase 2 has 4 sample days. Phase 1: Two Weeks to Shrink Your Waistline  Day 1 Breakfast Hard-boiled egg. (Hint: Make several hard-boiled eggs, and peel. Store in a zipper bag in the refrigerator. Then you will have them when … Continue reading DASH Diet Menu

All Wrapped Up

This is a handy recipe for breakfast, lunch, brunch or a main course.  With a few tweaks to the basic recipe, you can have an endless variety of flavours to enrich your palate. Try making some of these ahead and refrigerate. Servings: 1 Egg Per wrap/serving Method: Whisk the egg in a bowl until there … Continue reading All Wrapped Up

Basil Tuna Bake

Serves 2 – 4 Ingredients 2 tins tuna in brine, drained and lightly drizzled with olive oil 1 cup cherry tomatoes 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbs. fresh parsley, chopped 1 head cauliflower 2 spring onions, chopped 1 onion, chopped Handful of fresh basil ½ cup full-cream Greek or plain yoghurt 1 egg 1 Tbs. … Continue reading Basil Tuna Bake

Pork Steaks On Cauliflower Mash

Servings 4 Ingredients 4 pork neck steaks Freshly ground salt and pepper 15ml butter 50g diced pancetta 2-3 leeks - thinly sliced 1 clove garlic - crushed 2 sprigs of thyme 60ml dry white wine 30ml sherry 250ml cream 500g cauliflower florets - steamed until tender 30ml butter Salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste   … Continue reading Pork Steaks On Cauliflower Mash

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts 8 slices uncooked bacon ½ cup onion, finely chopped ½ cup chopped mushrooms ½ cup shredded Swiss cheese 2 tbs chopped fresh parsley or 1 tbs dehydrated 1 tsp salt ½ tsp pepper 2 tbs butter METHOD Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Saute … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts