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Children’s Desk

Kids projects are always fun as it allows you to play around with shapes and colours. In this week’s episode Peter and Annalien show you how to build a kids writing desk – with enough room to let your creativity go wild! You will need Tools Material list PST 18 Jigsaw Ply wood 18mm (NB […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Tarte Au Citron

Makes 1 9-inch tart Serves 8 to 10 Ingredients: Pastry: ½ cup + 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature ½ cup + 2 Tbsp icing sugar, sifted 1 hard boiled large eggs yolk 1 large egg yolk ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 ¾ cups cake & pastry flour, sifted ¼ tsp salt Lemon Curd Filling: […]


Concrete Sundial

What you will need: Round rubbish bin lid River sand (to stabilise the lid) Small paintbrush Cooking oil Spirit level Steel Trowel Plastic trowel 2 buckets river sand (for the mixture) 1 bucket cement Small white stones Steel pointer What to do: Find an ordinary round rubbish bin lid On a flat board, use river […]


Crumbed Baked Kingklip Fillets

Serves 3-4 CHEF’S TIP: This fish dish can be prepared ahead but only bake just before serving Ingredients 1 kg (2.2 lb) kingklip fillets * Mayonnaise for brushing 250ml (1 cup) breadcrumbs 125ml (½ cup) ground almonds 30ml (2 T) lemon rind coarse salt black pepper Method Preheat oven to 240°C. Place fish on a […]


10 Things you must know

A home improvement project would be a lot less daunting if you could just remember the 10 Things You Must Know! In this DIY Network series, host and licensed contractor Amy Matthews gathers the best experts in her field to count down the 10 insider tips every homeowner MUST know before taking on a basic […]


Poached Eggs

Martha begins this lesson by showing how one of the most healthful and versatile preparations—simply poached chicken breast—can be incorporated into all-American chicken salad sandwiches as well as a Cobb salad. Martha also shares recipes and techniques for poached salmon steaks, and last she reveals the secret to poaching eggs. MAKES 4 INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup […]



If you have a little one on the way, or you’re busy planning a family, then be inspired by Peter and Annalien when they build a high chair. Watch how the team gives you step by step instructions on how to build your very own high chair. You will need: Tools Materials Jigsaw 20mm pine […]


Roasted Spiced Acorn Squash

Ingredients 1 acorn squash, halved, seeded, and cut into 1-inch wedges 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss squash with extra-virgin olive oil and season with salt, […]