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Willy Wonka Style Chocolate Cake

Chocolate is the flavour of the day today as Yudhika prepares an amazing spread of Chocolate dishes. On the menu is Willy Wonka Style Chocolate Cake; a creamy & luscious Chocolate Mousse; Choc Chip scones with homemade Strawberry Jam, a decadent Self-saucing chocolate pudding and a delicious Chocolate & Fig Pavlova with a touch of […]


Pressed Roast Turkey, Pesto, and Provolone Sandwiches

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook: 6 minutes Total: 16 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 8 slices ciabatta or other crusty Italian or hearty white sandwich bread 4 tablespoons prepared basil pesto 4 slices provolone cheese (about 4 ounces) 8 slices roast turkey (about 8 ounces) 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Salad (hearts of romaine […]

Annabel Langbein

Kale and Cranberry Toss

Annabel Langbein heads up into the snow on a winter dog-sledding adventure, and treats her companions to a picnic of hot Chicken Noodle Soup and her famous The Ultimate Banana Cake. That night they feast on Coq au Vin Pie followed by sticky caramel Pineapple Upside-Down Puddings. Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins […]


Roast turkey with Vicky’s famous stuffing

Ingredients 1 turkey, defrosted, rinsed and patted dry 100g butter 1 packet fresh chicken livers 1 onion, diced 1 tsp each cinnamon and ground cloves Zest and juice of 1 orange and 1 lemon Small bunch each fresh sage and thyme 2 tablespons honey 2 cups white breadcrumbs ½ cup dried figs, sliced ¼ cup […]


Lamb Safari Potjie

RECIPE: Ingredients 6 x Ripe Tomatoes 3 x Large Onions 1Tbs crushes garlic 2Kg. Lamb knuckle, very little fat and lots of meat ½ Cup Maggi Worcester Sauce ½ Cup Chutney Mrs Balls ½ Cup Oxo Spread ½ Cup All Gold Tomato Sauce 2 cubes Knorr Oxtail Stock Cubes 1Tsp. Thyme 1Tsp. Coriander dry spice […]


Wall Hanger

You will need: Tools Materials GST 18 Jigsaw Supa wood 16 mm Router plus parallel guide Backing board – 700 x 500mm – 1 piece PSR 18 Cordless drill Shelf – 700 x 100mm – 1 piece Spray Gun shelf brackets 100 x 150mm – 2 pieces PSR 18 Cordless drill  Letter holder sides 30 […]


Pan-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

It’s that time of the year, and we are always looking for some new recipes to add to our Thanksgiving feast. This year chef Emeril is teaching us new techniques for getting the meal on the table Fresh-Food-Fast-style. This menu features spatchcocked crispy honey-lemon-thyme roasted cornish game hens and pan roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta. […]


Good Chef Bad Chef Previous Episodes

Today’s consumer is constantly being bombarded with conflicting messages. There is a strong push towards a more healthy lifestyle: reduce fat, reduce cholesterol, reduce carbohydrates, increase vitamin intake, increase anti-oxidants, eat natural, eat organic … Although we know we’re meant to eat well, is it really so bad to indulge occasionally? And are we denying […]