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Spicy Beer battered Fish and Chips

FOR THE FISH: Ingredients vegetable oil for frying 8 fillets hake (thawed) salt and pepper to taste 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon crushed garlic 2 tablespoons paprika 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons ground black pepper 1 egg, beaten 1 can or bottle beer Method Heat oil in a deep pan or pot. Cut the […]


Choc Chip Scones with Strawberry Jam

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 […]

Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Thai Carrot Salad

Ingredients Dressing: 60ml (4tbsp) fish sauce 85ml (1/3 cup) brown sugar 125ml 91/2 cup) lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic, chopped Salad: 4 large carrots, grated or sliced with vegetable peeler or ½ cabbage, grated 2-3 birds eye chillies, bruised 60ml (4tbsp) unsalted peanuts 30ml (2tbsp) ground dried shrimp Coriander to garnish Method For the […]

Fish the Dish

Perch Tamales with Corn Salsa

Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Ingredients Garlic Oil 1 cup (250 ml) Olive oil 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Coarsely-chopped garlic Tamales 12 Large, unbroken dried corn husks 4 Red Sea Perch fillets, about ¼ lb (113 g) each Salt to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste Corn Salsa 8 cobs of Corn, grilled, kernels removed or (15 oz) can yellow corn or fresh, drained […]


Cape Town Flower Show

From 27 – 30 October 2016, the newly refurbished Castle of Good Hope became the home of the much anticipated Cape Town Flower Show. Visitors had a variety of attractions to look forward to, like landscaped show gardens, high-tea talks, workshops and demonstrations, flower art and so much more! Show Gardens Flowers


Steamed Salmon with Peas

Steaming is one of the fastest and healthiest ways to cook—and it’s not just for vegetables. In this lesson, Martha demonstrates a variety of steaming techniques and tools that allow you to make complete meals in just minutes. She’ll show you how to cook chicken breasts in parchment paper for moist, flavorful meat, as well […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Cobble Topped Blackberries

PREP TIME: 10 COOK TIME: 30 SERVES: 6 Ingredients 4 cups fresh blackberries 3/4 cup light brown sugar, divided 1 teaspoon self-rising flour, plus 1/2 cup  2 tablespoons butter, plus 1 cup  2/3 cup white stone-ground cornmeal  Pinch salt Directions Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.  Combine the blackberries, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 […]

Donna Hay Fast Fresh Simple

Roasted Pumpkin Soup

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 x 2kg whole butternut pumpkin 1 onion Olive oil, for drizzling Sea salt 3½ cups (875ml) chicken stock 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream 1 tablespoon honey Sour cream, to serve   Method Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F). Cut the pumpkin in half lengthways and scoop out the seeds. Place the […]