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Vegan Doner Kebab Rolls with Spicy Sauce

Vegan Doner Kebab Rolls with Spicy Sauce

Vegan Doner Kebab Rolls with Spicy Sauce are an easy vegan appetiser that can be prepped ahead and frozen.  Then, they’re easily baked on demand.  Perfect for last-minute entertaining, drinks with loved ones, or easy snacks, and so delicious they’ll leave everyone asking for more! 

Slow Cooker Mughlai Cranberry Orange Relish

Slow Cooker Mughlai Cranberry Orange Relish

Slow Cooker Mughlai Cranberry Orange Relish is a deliciously rich and satisfying addition to any holiday menu. The aromatic spices are guaranteed to complement and enhance any roast. Best of all, a handful of ingredients and limited hands-on effort make it stress free. When you’re 

Hoisin Lacquered Duck Legs with Asian Slaw

Hoisin Lacquered Duck Legs with Asian Slaw

Hoisin lacquered duck legs with Asian slaw is a richly satisfying main that’s perfect for a busy evening.  Marinate the duck the night before and simply pop it in the oven an hour before dinner.  The slaw comes together in mere minutes! Most of us 

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Mulled Cider

Slow Cooker Cranberry Apple Mulled Cider

Slow cooker cranberry apple mulled cider is a cozy drink to enjoy on cool evenings around the fire. It’s also delicious served over ice around the pool.  Either way, it’s a tasty drink that’s guaranteed to ring in the holiday cheer. When it comes to 

Cranberry Orange Spinach Salad

Cranberry Orange Spinach Salad

Cranberry orange spinach salad with quick candied walnuts is perfect for easy festive season dining.  Bright colours, flavours, and plenty of crunch make this easy salad a deliciously memorable treat. Living in Johannesburg, the festive season always comes at the height of summer.  This is 

Quick, 10-Minute Candied Walnuts

Quick, 10-Minute Candied Walnuts

Quick candied walnuts take just 10 minutes to make.  A terrific snack.  These walnuts are also a delicious way to add nutty crunch to salads, or dress up a cake. My family has diverse opinions when it comes to food.  Salads are a frequent source 

Orange and Thyme Infused Vinegar Recipe

Orange and Thyme Infused Vinegar Recipe

This easy orange and thyme infused vinegar adds subtle flair to dressings, marinades, and sauces.  Its deliciously simple to make and makes a brilliant gift from the kitchen! If you’re anything like me, you could spend hours goggling at condiments in your favourite speciality store. 

New York Ginger Snaps, A Recipe from 1859

New York Ginger Snaps, A Recipe from 1859

Old-fashioned New York ginger snaps are as tasty today as they were in the 1850s.  I’ve updated the recipe for modern cooks, made it vegan, and added a flourish.  However, this is one classic recipe that deserves a revival. I’ve long been fascinated by culinary 

Artichokes with Vegan Garlic Lemon Aioli

Artichokes with Vegan Garlic Lemon Aioli

Artichokes with vegan garlic lemon aioli make a divinely quick, easy, and healthy starter or vegetable side.  A delicious dish with all the rich, creaminess of hollandaise but none of the fat, cholesterol or calories. Artichokes are among my favourite vegetables.  This probably has a 

Preparing Whole Artichokes:  A Primer

Preparing Whole Artichokes: A Primer

Preparing whole artichokes may seem intimidating.  But, it’s actually really simple.  This primer will teach you everything you need to know — including three different ways of cooking them quickly and easily. If you’re drawn to beautiful displays of fresh artichokes at your local market,