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Cook Yourself Thin

Chicken Katsu Curry

Gizzi: “Coating chicken in cornflakes may sound bonkers, but they will add tons of crunch with the ability to be able bake the dish. It’s fantastic for allergy sufferers too.” Serves: 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 5 whole garlic […]

Chef At Home

Tuna Hamburgers

Ease of Preparation:  Easy, Moderate, Complex Yield:  12 – 20 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 12 ounces thick cut sushi-grade tuna Salt and pepper 1 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes 1 lemon, juiced and zested 6 anchovy filets 2 green onions, roughly chopped 12 to 20 mini pitas cut in half lengthwise to resemble a […]

Annabel Langbein

Deep Fried Zuccini Flowers

Ingredients: 6 zucchini flowers 100g ricotta 20g parmesan, grated (optional) Half a bunch of chives, snipped into tiny batons 1 handful flat leaf parsley, finely chopped Grating of nutmeg salt 250g plain flour 450ml sparkling mineral water, very cold Method. Combine cheese, herbs, and a little nutmeg in a bowl. Taste and check if it requires more salt. […]

Ask the Expert

Buying on Auction – Good Idea or not?

Ryan Gordon asks: I am looking to buy a new house, should I buy on auction?

Décor

Colin and Justin’s Home Heist

Hang onto your knickers because Britain’s most outrageous decorating duo are back! Offering more drama and excitement than ever, Colin & Justin’s Home Heist is determined to overhaul Canada’s tackiest interiors and bring good taste and design to all. Join makeover mavens Colin and Justin as they steal a house that’s been spoiled by hideous […]

Annabel Langbein

Prawn, Haloumi and Zucchini Skewers

To use zucchini as a wrapper you need to cut them paper thin with a mandolin or vegetable peeler. Prawn tails are prawns that have had their shells removed apart from the tip of the tail. This recipe also works well with chunks of firm white fish, scallops or cherry tomatoes. Soak the wooden skewers […]

Chef At Home

Grilled Banana Splits

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 bananas, peeled 4 scoops of your favourite ice cream Various ice cream toppings such as: Butterscotch sauce Chocolate sauce Candy sprinkles Nuts Whipped cream Maraschino cherries Method Preheat a grill to high and oil it well. Lightly oil the bananas then grill whole until heated through and lightly browned.  Put […]

Crafts

Painting on Canvas

This week on Show Me How we explore painting on canvas. Ajay Jacobs from Ajays Art Foundation teaches us how to use different mediums like acrylic paints, pastels and charcoal to create a single masterpiece. By Ajay Jacobs Ajay’s Art Foundation 011-972-8557 or 082-786-4071   Acrylic & Charcoal Mouth