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Tommy Walsh’s Eco House

For presenter Tommy Walsh this is a challenge of enormous proportions. To  build a house for £60,000 in 60 days. The question is not can it be done, but can it look exciting, can it have beautiful proportions and aesthetics, can it look like a £600,000 house. The design of the house should be contemporary, […]


Wine-drenched peaches with mascarpone cream

This stonefruit-studded dessert is ideal in summer. When soaked in white wine, lemon zest and thyme, the peaches develop a beautiful depth of flavour, cleverly complementing the lightness and simplicity of mascarpone cream. SERVES: 4 PREPARATION: 15MIN COOKING: 5MIN SKILL LEVEL: EASY Ingredients 4 white or yellow peaches finely grated zest of 1 lemon 2–3 […]


Get It Done – Season 8

Watch Get It Done, a DIY show packed full of inspirational projects hosted by Peter Du Bruyn and Annalien Grensemann. From key cupboards to tie hangers and shoe racks. The GID team shows you what materials you’ll need, how to use your power-tools and tell you exactly what mistakes to avoid and what tricks to […]

Fish the Dish

Pine Nut Pesto Scallops with Apple Celery Slaw

Serves: 4-6 Difficulty: normal Ingredients Scallops: 24 large sea scallops, muscles removed Canola oil for searing Pine Nut Pesto: 2 cups (500 ml) Packed fresh basil leaves 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 Clove garlic, peeled 2 Tbsp (30 ml) Pine nuts, toasted 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) Extra-virgin olive oil Salt Apple […]


Almond Tartlets with Raspberry Jam and Cream

Makes 12 little tartlets These are gorgeous little things, and so quick and easy to make. In Ballymaloe, we serve them for pudding, topped with fresh fruit, such as whole raspberries, but they work really well with a cup of tea with just the jam and cream. Ingredients 50 g (2 oz) butter 50 g […]


Curried Cauliflower Fritters

Cauliflower and broccoli are used for a simple, hearty cannelloni and Jamie cooks ham and spring greens with mustard and celery leaves Ingredients 1 cauliflower Flour, for dusting Vegetable oil 1 small piece potato, peeled, optional A small bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked Sea salt 1 lemon 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoons black […]



Glass forming dates back as far as 4000 years back and it is still hugely popular today. This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Marileen van Wyk from GFA studios and she shows us the endless possibilities of what can be created with glass. She will teach us various techniques such […]

The Urban Vegetarian

Charmoula Couscous

Ingredients: ½ cup (120ml) pistachios, shelled 2 ¼ cups (530ml) water or broth ½ teaspoon (2ml) salt 2 cups (480ml) couscous 1 tablespoons (15ml) olive oil ½ red onion, sliced thin 2 tablespoons (15ml) charmoula (see recipe) Fresh mint leaves, for topping Method: Add water to a pot and bring to a boil. Stir in […]