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Food

Sautéed Chicken Breasts with Dijon Herb Sauce

Prep time: 20 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Total: 35 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 4 (6 to 8-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper, plus more to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped shallot 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 cup dry white […]

DIY

Flower Planter

 A planter is perfect if you need to add some colour to your patio or to hide those bland areas like open walls. See how Peter and Annalien build a planter so  that you may be inspired to build you very own. The team also calls in an expert to show you how to create […]

Crafts

Quirky Vinyl Prints

This week Gloria is joined by Susan Rudman from ceramic art studio and she will be showing us how to make quirky vinyl prints using recycled wood. We will learn different and exciting painting techniques and how to use different colour shades to create depth. Susan will also show us how to use vinyl prints […]

Design a Garden

Future greening

In this Future greening garden: Michael Rickhoff, brings a  little bit of greening in an  otherwise grey and dreary landscape marked with graffiti, the tell tale signs of Urban decay Plant List Urban Selection Platanus acerifolium Mixed Vegetables planting compromising: Globe artichoke Chocolate Mint Lettuce spp Chives Lavender Spinach ‘Bright Lights’ Chillies Vertical planting compromising: […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Dad’s Chicken Sandwich

PREP TIME: 10minSERVES: 2 Sandwiches Ingredients  1Citrus-Garlic Roasted Chicken Breast or large roasted or rotisserie chicken breast 4 slices whole-grain seedy bread, toasted 1 1/2 tablespoons honey mustard 8 thin slices vine-ripened tomato, about 1 large 4 endive spears, halved lengthwise Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper Directions  Remove the skin from the chicken […]

Food

Orange and poppyseed cake

Serves 8-10 Ingredients 2 oranges, washed well 1 cup (160 g) pitted fresh dates 3 eggs 1 cup rice bran, grapeseed oil or light olive oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 350g sweet potato, scrubbed, finely grated 1 large carrot, scrubbed, finely grated 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt, plus pinch extra 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 […]

Recipes

Chicken & Pineapple Pita Pockets

Ingredients 1 pack of chicken strips A few rashers of bacon, chopped up Salt Cornflour (maizena) Olive oil for frying 1 brown onion, sliced thinly 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons water 2 teaspoons wholegrain mustard Pita bread pockets Lettuce leaves Tinned pineapple chunks cut into small pieces 2 small tomatoes, thinly sliced METHOD Step 1 […]

Crafts

Craft It Yourself

Craft It Yourself taps into the very latest trends and techniques from the worlds of furniture, baking, ceramics and textiles. Fronted by Clemency Green, Ant Anstead and Robin Johnson, each with a craft background, they create beautiful and innovative objects, of varying degrees of difficulty and price. Whether it’s tile-painting, giant arm knitting, or the […]