Recipes

South african-ized Slow Cooker Goulash

There’s little beyond a good thick Irish Stew, or aromatic and tasty curry, that satisfies the need for comfort food on a cold winters day like Goulash. My daughter got a recipe that she made and served while I visted her for her weddng and not being a big red meat eater, when I got […] Read more…

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Twisted Summer Pasta Salad

This is divine, quick, easy and we never seem to make quite enough.  Next time you’re having friends over, or want to impress someone, make this salad, its ridiculously easy and delicious. 250g pasta, (the twisted/curly shapes are fun) cooked according to packet instructions 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1 hand full baby […] Read more…

Chocolate Self-saucing Pudding

Chocolate self-saucing pudding Serves 4 – 6 60 g butter or margarine, softened 200 ml (170 g) castor sugar 1 extra-large egg 250 ml (140 g) Snowflake cake flour 15 ml baking powder 2 ml salt 30 ml cocoa powder 200 ml milk Syrup 250 ml water 250 ml (200 g) light brown sugar 15 […] Read more…

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How to set a table

Do you ever feel at times that world has become to casual? From how people dress for work to special events.  I’m often quite surprised at what I see and then shocked to find that I’m following suit in some respects, are we just becoming lazy?. We eat our evening meals at the dinner table […] Read more…