Makes 2   120 ml gin (We used Blackmeerkat Gin) 550 ml Barker and Quin Indian Tonic 45 ml lime [...]

Citrus Salad with Pickled Courgette and Roasted Kumquats

For this recipe you can make the pickled courgettes a few days in advance or if you are short of time use freshly [...]

Braai Day is Upon us…

  Yes we are all braaing tomorrow or making some form of heritage dish to accompany our afternoon lunch. [...]

Watermelon Margarita

    Ingredients 3 cups seeded watermelon 125 ml tequila 15 ml triple sec 40 ml lime [...]

Sriracha Chicken Wings with Mint, Coriander Yogurt dip.

Sweet and spicy with a cooling yogurt dip...   Ingredients 500 g chicken wings 20 ml Sriracha [...]

Winter Spring Salad

We are all aware of this time of the year when the two seasons start to mesh together... We long for the summer [...]

Almond Coconut Cake with Rooibos Honey Scented Cream

  Your guests will love this delicious almond coconut cake. It is super easy to make and best of all, it is [...]

Slow Roasted Pear and Fig with homemade Ricotta {Winter Warmer}

Looking for a winter dessert that will wow your guests but also take minimal effort? Well here it is! This really is [...]

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup {Winter Warmer}

Weather forecast - Rainy with a chance of Thai chicken coconut soup. We gearing up for the coldest weekend of [...]

Pasta Arrabiata

    Always a  firm favourite with friends and family. I usually make enough of this pasta for 20 [...]

Rhubarb Frangipane Freeform Tarts

  Last year I picked some beautiful rhubarb from a friends garden. She lives in the most amazing tranquil [...]

Rosemary Gin Lemonade

SERVES 4 1 cup The Generals Gin  ½ Cup Lemon Juice 60 ml Rosemary Simple Syrup 400 ml [...]

Chocolate Pavlova with Nectarine and Pistachios

Pavlova is one of my favourite desserts. It seems to come back into “fashion” every few years. But through [...]