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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 […]


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 […]


Dukkah Spiced Butternut and Prawn Salad

Yudhika Sujanani  takes your taste buds on a spice adventure as she shows you how to revamp “old favorites “dishes with a bit sugar and a hint of spice. On the menu is a delicious French Casserole with a touch of Saffron, an aromatic Egyptian spiced Dukkah Spiced Butternut & Prawn Salad and for dessert; […]

Annabel Langbein

Spicy Seafood Fritters

With any fritter batter it’s a good idea to cook just one fritter, taste it and adjust the seasonings as needed before cooking the rest. Another little trick is to just par-cook them on the stovetop and then finish them in the oven – this saves a lot of time. Prep time: 10 minsCook time: […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Smoked Salmon And Asparagus Benedict

Yield: 4 Servings Ingredients 8 eggs a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper. 2 tablespoons of butter 12 asparagus spears 4 English muffins, split and toasted 8 ounces of your favourite smoked salmon prepared Béarnaise sauce Method Build a steamer with two pots nested together over medium high heat and steam the asparagus spears […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Stewed Apples

Yield: 6 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed and cut into 1-inch chunks Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and chopped into 1-inch chunks 1 cup water 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon […]

Chuck's Day Off

Roasted Halibut with Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette

Difficulty: Easy, Moderate, Complex Yield: 2 servings Ingredients For the Tomato Vinaigrette 4  medium  ripe red tomatoes (any variety) 1 big sprig tarragon. leaves pulled off 2 shallots, peeled and sliced in rings 1/2 cup Olive oil (125 ml) A pinch of coarse salt A grinding of cracked black pepper 2 handfuls of hickory wood […]


Arm and Finger Knitting

Today on Show Me How we are using our fingers and arms to create fashionable clothing items using recycled material from old-seamless t-shirts. Leigh-Ann Ferreira of Tarn S.A is going to teach us the art and craft of using T-shirt yarn to knit and weave. She will first show us how to make an arm […]