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Cucumber and feta bites with dill and pomegranate

Ingredients 1cucumber 75g/2½oz fetacheese, drained 1 tbsp chopped freshdill ¼ tsp freshly groundblack pepper 3 tbsppomegranate seeds Preparation method Top, tail and then peel the cucumber. Cut into 1.5-2cm/¾in thick slices to give about 16-18 in total. Using a melon baller, small teaspoon or a ¼ teaspoon measuring spoon, scoop out enough of the seeds from […]


Eggplant and Tahini

Ingredients 2
large eggplants, cut into 2cm cubes 2 tbsp
olive oil sea salt, to taste 2
spring onions, thinly sliced, to serve toasted white and black sesame seeds, to serve  1 tbsp tahini    Miso dressing: 3 tbsp
 white or red miso 1 tbsp 
sugar 2 tbsp
 mirin 1 tbsp
 sake 2 tbsp 
water Method Heat the oven […]



On this episode Ursula Janke of The Clay Club is our guest and she’ll be showing presenter Gloria Bastos how to explore with Mosaics. First they make a stunning coat rack and then later a jewellery box. Guest Details By Ursula JankeThe Clay Club012 804 0815 Instructions Click here to download the Mosaic Street Scene […]


Exterior Paint Problem

Episode 2 Today on Make it Better with Prominent Paints Samm Marshall and the team head off to the home of Warren Swart in Roodepoort to tackle an exterior paint problem. The Swart’s boundary wall is peeling and badly in need of a new paint job. The paint team helps them solve the problem in […]

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Olive Oil Oven Fries

They’re the perfect pair — meat and potatoes. Aida takes these classic favourites’ and gives it a little kick. She tops perfectly cooked Seared Strip Steaks with North African-Spiced Butter. That’s accompanied by crispy, seasoned Olive Oil Oven Fries. On the side is refreshing Simple Green Bean Salad With Lemon Dressing. Ingredients 2 large russet […]


Quick Pita Pizzas

  Ingredients 4 Pitas cut in half into rounds or tortillas– 1 bottle store-bought tomato and basil sauce grated mozzarella dried oregano coarse salt and black pepper Caesar Salad 1 whole cos lettuce DRESSING ½ tsp minced garlic 1 cup grated parmesan  5 tbs mayonnaise 2 tbs white wine vinegar coarse salt and black pepper […]


Crunchie Cheesecake

Ingredients 200g packet of digestive biscuits, crushed 100g butter, melted 250g thick cream cheese 397g can of condensed milk 125ml fresh lemon juice 15ml gelatine, softened in 50ml water 250ml cream, whipped 3 chocolate honeycomb bars, crushed Strawberries grated chocolate or curls of chocolate to serve. Method Combine biscuits and butter and press into a […]


Mille feuilles

Ingredients Pastry  400g phyllo pastry (9 sheets) Melted butter Crème patissiere 5ml vanilla extract 1l full cream milk 80g cornflour 160g caster sugar 5 egg yolks Ingredients Topping and Filling: 500ml whipping cream Seasonal fresh fruit (mango, kiwis, Strawberries, mixed berries, etc) Pinch of lavender buds, to garnish Method For the Crème patissiere Heat milk […]