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    Gammon with a Sticky Orange and Ginger Glaze

    This is my favourite christmas recipe and my dad does it every year and is always a winner. Ingredients: a large gammon one can (330 ml) ginger ale one bottle (330 ml) of your favourite beer 2 whole star anise…

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    Crispy Potatoes with a Twist

    Also known as Hasselback Potatoes these make the most amazing starch for you meal and put a Crispy Twist on the simple roast potato recipe. Your quantities will be dependant on how many potatoes you choose to use and how…

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    Tomato, Goats Cheese and pesto tart

    This makes a great starter for Family lunch and is so easy to make! Ingredients 375ml pack ready-rolled puff pastry 85g Goats or feta cheese Handful pitted olives 250g cherry tomatoes, halved 2 tbsp pesto, try using fresh pesto if possible…

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    Shades of India Festival

    To be honest even though I am Indian I get extremely excited when I hear there is going to be an Indian festival in Johannesburg. Mostly because this means that I can eat some of the most amazing food and…

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    Spiced Stuffed Brinjals

    I absolutely love Brinjals!!! They are my favourite veggies and love finding new recipes to try i out with them. This recipe I discovered when watching Reza Mahammad’s Spice Prince of India and just had to try it!!!! And trust me…

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    Napolitana sauce

    After yesterdays post I got a few requests on a really nice Napolitana Sauce to go with any really. I normally just wing this sauce depending on how I feel. I normally add some chilli just for a little bite.…

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    Gnocchi

    One of my favourite pastas in Gnocchi and considering that we made normal pasta a few days ago I thought it was time to try and make some Gnocchi I wont lie it is quite labour intensive because you need…

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    Lavender Creme Brulee

    I’m so sorry I didn’t post this earlier, totally slipped my mind. So I’ve seen Jamie Oliver do this and was dying to try it. I must admit that mine didn’t set as well as it should have. If you…

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    Phyllo/filo Pastry parcels

    For the last few weeks I have been doing some serious cake and dessert baking so this weekend I decided to try my hand at some savoury baking and filo pastry parcels were on the menu. I thought these would…

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    Chocolate Fondant / Lava Cake

    I have always seen this dish being made on cooking shows or had it  fancy restaurants, so I decided, with a dinner party as a perfect excuse, I am going to give it a go!!! This is honestly the nicest…