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Cheese Quesadillas

Serves 6 Ingredients 8 flour tortillas 150g mozzarella, grated 150g cheddar, grated  1 bottle medium salsa Method Heat each tortilla in a frying pan. Spread each tortilla with a little salsa. Sprinkle with a mixture of mozzarella and cheddar cheeses. Top with another tortilla. Place directly on the braai on a medium heat, or on […]


Almond Flour Cake with Almond Whipped Cream

Ingredients Almond whipped cream 1 cup (240ml) cream ½ teaspoon (3ml) almond extract 3 tablespoons (45ml) honey Method: Almond flour cake 1½ cups (360ml) almond flour 4 eggs, whites and yolks separated 1/3 cup (90ml) honey 1 teaspoon (5ml) baking powder ¼ teaspoon (1ml) salt Zest of half an orange ½ teaspoon (3ml) almond extract […]

Catherine's Family Kitchen

Leek, Bacon and Broccoli Tortilla

Serves 4-6   Ingredients 2 leeks, finely sliced 4 rindless streaky bacon, sliced into lardons 8 broccoli florets, blanched and halved 6 eggs, free range and organic if possible ½ tsp chopped thyme 1 tsp parsley, chopped 4 tbsp mature Irish cheddar, grated 2 large sundried tomatoes, chopped Extra virgin olive oil, for frying Salt and […]


Prawn and Basil Pâte

Makes 300ml (10fl ozs) Ingredients 25g (1oz) butter 200g (8ozs) raw peeled prawns 50g (2ozs) sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, crushed or finely grated garlic 1 teaspoon sweet chilli sauce 2 tablespoons cream cheese 1 – 2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped basil salt and pepper  Method Melt the butter in a […]

Chef Michael's Kitchen

Fennel Seed Sausage Bites with Curried Marmalade

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 Italian sausages, sliced, roasted in the oven ½ cup of marmalade 2 Tbsp of your favourite mustard 1 Tbsp or so of curry Method Place a toothpick in each sausage bite. Whisk together the marmalade, mustard and curry until smooth. Dip and share!    


Spencer’s Big 30

Spencer’s BIG 30 is a fast-paced series featuring healthy, hearty meals for four that can be made by anyone in around 30 minutes, for around 30 dollars. Keeping the pace, while guiding us from prep to plate, host Spencer Watts gives his top tips and tricks for cutting down cooking time, without sacrificing flavour. To […]


Creamy Broccoli Soup

PREP TIME: 10minCOOK TIME: 20minSERVES: 6 servings Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 shallots, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 pounds fresh broccoli florets, roughly chopped Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth Hot water, if needed 12 ounces mascarpone cheese, divided  Directions Heat the oil in large pot over […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Roasted Sweet Potato Fries

PREP TIME: 10 COOK TIME: 25 SERVES: 4 Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled   1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, plus 2 teaspoons Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.    Cut […]