These elegant king oyster mushroom steaks make a perfect starter. The richness of the mushroom steaks contrasts beautifully with the salsa. Its sweet, tart and spicy notes bring out the very best of the mushroom’s flavour. I have a love affair with figs. Every year, […]
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Crunchy, spicy roasted chickpeas are a deceptively easy and delicious snack. These chickpeas are great with cocktails, and make an easy lunchbox snack. They’re also the perfect vehicle for a wide variety of seasonings. I am a sucker for salty snacks. I love having something […]
These herby olives make a flavorful accompaniment to cocktails. The fresh flavors of lemon and green herbs perfectly complement the brininess of the olives. Truly a match made in heaven! The holiday season is as exciting as it can be stressful. The calendar year is […]
These flavor-packed stuffed peppers make a delicious addition to a holiday cold buffet or a light summer dinner. They are rich, healthy, and satisfying. If you have been reading this blog for any time at all, you know that I am most inspired by the […]
Gyoza, or Japanese potstickers, are very similar to Chinese fried dumplings (jiaozi). The only difference is that they tend to be more delicately seasoned and the wrappers are generally almost transparent. Visiting New York City’s immense Chinatown recently was an incredible treat and I can’t […]
These Spicy Oven-Baked Cauliflower Bites are bound to become a new family favorite. A healthy and tasty snack for every day eating. This Oven-Baked Cauliflower Bite recipe is inspired by my love for pakoras, an Indian snack. I adore the fried version. However, like everyone […]
This crispy fennel dish makes an ideal bar snack. The delicate flavor of the fennel is complemented by a hint of balsamic vinegar for a lovely, addictive munch. This dish came about by happy accident. During my early years in Johannesburg, I experimented a lot […]