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Chakalaka Spice Pot

Spice Pot 1.5kg Rib-Eye Beef Steak – cubed Rub with Nomu African Spice Mix and Olive Oil. Allow to stand for as long as possible to absorb the flavors. Brown the seasoned meat in a quarter cup of oil in a hot cast iron pot. Add a sachet of Robertson’s Chakalaka Spice mix. Add the […]


Spare Ribs in a Beer Sauce

Ease of preparation: ModeratePreparation time: 20 minutesWaiting Time: 8 hours at leastCooking time: 2 hoursServes: 4 to 8 Ingredients 8 lbs. (4 kg) pork back spare rips Sauce 1 cup (250 ml) chilli sauce ¾ cup (180 ml) brown sugar 1 cup (250 ml) tomato paste 2 cups (500 ml) light or white beer (Blanche […]


Bacalhau com natas

  Ingredients 400g Bacalhau, soaked cooked and flaked 2 Large Onions, sliced 50ml Olive Oil 1pkt Crisps 125ml  Grated Cheese 50ml Breadcrumbs White Sauce: 30ml Flour 30g   Butter 750ml Milk and cream 2 Egg Yolks 5ml  mustard Salt and Pepper Method: Prepare the cod – boil, remove skin and bone and flake in large […]

Alex's Day Off

Spicy Aioli

Total Time:10 minPrep: 10 minYield: about 1 quart sauceLevel: Easy Ingredients 1 quart mayonnaise 1/2 cup Thai-chili paste, (recommended: Sriracha) 2 tablespoons espellette pepper 1/4 cup lime juice 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper   Directions Mix all ingredients into a bowl. Chill until ready to use.

Bake with Anna Olson

Classic Passion Fruit Pavlova

A pavlova is a meringue dessert that has a crunchy exterior, but yields to a soft, marshmallow-like interior. Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients Pavlova: 4 large egg whites, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp cornstarch ¾ tsp cream of tartar 1 tsp vanilla extract Assembly: 1 cup whipping cream ½ tsp finely grated […]


Dining Table

Building your own dining room table should not be a daunting task. Peter and Annalien shows you how to build a beautiful dining room table, with the option of a unique paint finish. You will need: Tools Material list     PCM 7 Compound Mitre saw Table top 1480 x 1200  PST 18 Jigsaw Pine […]


Contained by Design

A garden doesn’t need lawn to be green, as we keep it contained in a garden that’s gone to pots, literally.  There are plants in beds, hanging plants, plants in pots, and delightful décor that creates a garden for any space  


Scrapbooking gifts

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Mara Schillaci of Hillcrest Art Supplies. She shows us how to play with a variety of craft materials using stencils and texture paste, paper, stamps, ink and a variety of embellishments to create texturised scrapbooking gifts. She will teach us various techniques such as […]