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Caesar Salad

You will need: an oven proof chargrill pan, some oven gloves, an oven tray, a microplane or fine grater, a kitchen timer. Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 chicken breast, skinless (weight ) I used 8 oz. 2 heads baby romaine lettuce I used baby romaine 4 thin (melba thin) slices baguette on the diagonal 1 medium […]


Chicken Pie

Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 x 400g roll puff pastry, defrosted  chicken stripped from a cooked chicken  15ml olive oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 carrots, thinly sliced 750ml chicken stock (30-45ml stock powder) 3 bay leaves 10-15ml maizena dissolved with 10ml cold water 1 egg, lightly beaten with 10ml cold water coarse salt and pepper […]


Fresh and Simple

In this season of Fresh and Simple, Vicky Crease brings you a range of beautiful meals presented with the style and panache for which you have come to know her. Be inspired with luscious food and magnificent décor as Vicky gives you wonderful ideas from hearty family meals like chicken casserole and sticky toffee pudding […]


Red Prawn with Cashews

Serves 4 Ingredients 1kg prawns, shelled and de-veined 30ml sunflower oil 125ml cashew nuts 15ml Mae Ploy Red Curry Paste 400ml Mae Ploy Coconut Milk 4 – 6 lime leaves 10ml sugar Salt to season Fresh coriander, to garnish Fresh basil, to garnish Method: Heat the sunflower oil in a thick bottomed pan on medium. […]

Chef At Home

Cashew Cream

Ease of preparation: Easy, Moderate, ComplexYield:  approximately 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup soy, rice or cows milk 1 cup cashews, blanched and unsalted 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Method Heat the milk in a small saucepan.  Add the cashews, turn off heat and let steep for 20 minutes. Add sugar and vanilla and […]


On The Beach – EP8 : Knysna

This beach house was built specifically to optimise the breathtaking Knysna sea views. It’s an ultra-modern home like you’ve never seen before!   This text will be replaced  

Chef At Home

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunches

EASE OF PREPARATION:  Easy, Moderate, Complex A recipe is merely words on paper; a guideline, a starting point from which to improvise. It cannot pretend to replace the practiced hand and telling glance of a watchful cook. For that reason feel free to stir your own ideas into this dish. When you cook it once, […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Affogato Sundae

PREP TIME: 5minSERVES: 4 servings Ingredients  1 1/2 tablespoons amaretto liqueur 1 pint espresso gelato 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted 2 amaretti cookies (I love the cute wrapped Lazzaroni kind) Method Step 11 pint heavy whipping cream With a whisk or hand-held mixer, whip the cream in a bowl until very thick but still liquid.Add […]