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Fiery Jerked Chicken Thighs

Serves 4 Ingredients 2 tbsp of English mustard 2 tbsp red wine vinegar Zest and Juice of 2 limes 4 tbsp runny honey 3 habanero, (Scotch bonnet) chillies, deseeded and chopped 6 spring onions, roughly chopped 5 cloves garlic, chopped A few sprigs of fresh thyme leaves A few sprigs of fresh oregano leaves ½ […]


Chakalaka Spice Pot

Spice Pot 1.5kg Rib-Eye Beef Steak – cubed Rub with Nomu African Spice Mix and Olive Oil. Allow to stand for as long as possible to absorb the flavors. Brown the seasoned meat in a quarter cup of oil in a hot cast iron pot. Add a sachet of Robertson’s Chakalaka Spice mix. Add the […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Balanced Wing Dipping Sauce

Yield: 1 Cup Ingredients 1 cup of orange marmalade the juice and zest of one lemon 1 Tbsp of Sambal or your favourite chili garlic sauce ½  tsp sesame oil 1 Tbsp or so of fish sauce Method Whisk all the ingredients together and use as a dipping sauce or toss with just-cooked wings as a […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Granola Topping, Hot Vanilla Malted and Mint Lemon Syrup

Time to let Mama sleep in while you rise and shine in the kitchen! Claire shows us how to make a decadent French toast cooked to a golden perfection and stuffed with a creamy hazelnut spread. Yield: 4 servings. Ingredients Granola Topping Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson, 2011 1 1/2 cups old-fashion rolled oats 1 […]

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Kirstie’s Best of Both Worlds

Searching for a new home often means the age old battle of town versus country. Over 80% of us Brits want the peace and quiet of a rural idyll but need to keep near to the city for work and play.  Property expert Kirstie Allsopp is going to prove that there is a middle ground […]

Annabel Langbein

Tender Lamb and Chickpea Tagine

This aromatic tagine is the perfect make-ahead meal. It will keep in the fridge for three or four days, with the flavour improving every day, and freezes well. I like to brown the lamb shanks before adding them to this tagine so they release their fat, but if you can’t be bothered just skip this […]


Band Aid Chicken Burgers

Chicken mince is extremely versatile and can be made into many different things, with chicken burgers topping the list. The fattiness of the streaky bacon gives the burger excellent flavour. GAS BRAAIKETTLE BRAAI DIRECT WOOD OR CHARCOAL FIRE Makes 4–6, depending on size of burger Ingredients 500 g chicken mince 250 ml (1 cup) fresh […]


Bay Leaf Leg of Lamb

This episode is all about dishes for the weekend – when you’ve got a bit more time to enjoy being in the kitchen and cook yourself something extra special to share with family and friends. Tom turns an ordinary leg of lamb into an extraordinary dish by roasting it wrapped in branches of bay leaves to […]