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Lafarge Art of Concrete

Lafarge Art of Concrete explores the possibilities of concrete in architecture. Each episode takes a look at a beautifully designed home that makes use of concrete as not only a structural element, but an aesthetic finish too.       Episode 1   Episode 2   Episode 3   Episode 4   Episode 5   […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Layered Shrimp Salad

PREP TIME: 25 COOK TIME: 8 SERVES: 4 Ingredients 12 ounces cooked chilled shrimp, chopped  2 fresh jalapenos, seeded, ribbed and finely chopped divided 6 teaspoons lemon flavored olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 4 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 to 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced Chopped chives, […]

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Cucumber-Dill Marinade with Grilled Lamb Kebabs

Yield: 3 to 4 servingsPrep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 6 minutesInActive Prep Time: 30 minutesEase of Preparation: easyTotal Preparation Time: 40 Minutes Total Time: 46 minutes Ingredients Cucumber-Dill Yogurt Dip, recipe follows  1 pound deboned leg of lamb, large dice  2 medium zucchini, large dice  1 medium red onion, large dice  Metal or wooden skewers  […]


LG Life Tastes Good Championship : Team 15 & Team 16

Lasagne vs Salmon With only one more spot left in the quarterfinals – 
TEAM 15 – sisters Mpho & Mbali – prepare a Mushroom & Mozzarella Lasagne, a vegetarian dish that they hope will give them the edge over Team 16 – Zelda and Brenda‘s – Duo of Salmon en Croute. Who will be the […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Classic Filled Croissants

Almond Croissants Cheese Croissants Pain Au Chocolat Almond Croissants Makes 6 croissants Ingredients 2 Tbsp ground almonds 1 ½ Tbsp sugar 2 tsp unsalted butter, at room temperature dash almond extract 8 oz croissant dough 1 egg whisked with 2 Tbsp water, for brushing sliced almonds, for sprinkling icing sugar, for dusting Method Stir the […]


Pork goulash with cauliflower rice

Goulash was one of my mom’s regular dinners when I was growing up, and I loved it. I now like to serve it with cauliflower rice, which has a similar texture to rice but a much lower GI. Contrary to popular belief, a true goulash doesn’t contain any soured cream, making for a much healthier […]

Chuck's Day Off

Sponge Toffee Ice Cream

Sponge toffee can be dipped in chocolate for a home-made crunchy treat.  It can also be mixed with ice cream to make a sponge toffee ice cream. *You can use a candy thermometer or a simple trick: take a spoon and drop a tiny drizzle of the mixture into a bowl of water – if […]


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 […]