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Tropical Fruit Sticks with Lemon Grass Syrup

Makes 6 Ingredients Lemon grass Syrup: 200g (1 cup) sugar 375ml (1½ cups) water 3 sticks lemon grass, white part only, cut into 2cm pieces 4cm fresh root ginger, peeled and sliced 1 vanilla pod, split lengthways Juice and finely grated rind of 1 lemon Fruit: 3 large mangoes 1 large wedge watermelon 1 large […]


Oven roasted potatoes with leeks and hazelnuts

Ingredients 6 large potatoes, quartered lengthways ½ cup of hazelnuts, coarsely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 50g butter, cut into chunks 6 baby leeks, washed, trimmed and cut lengthways into strips 1 large sprig rosemary, leaves picked Method Step 1In a roasting dish, mix the potatoes with the leeks, hazelnuts, garlic and rosemary leaves. Step […]


Sweet Potato Rostis with Horseradish Dip

Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled 1 potato 1 yellow onion 1 tablespoon (15 ml) flour ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt ¼ teaspoon (1 ml) pepper Vegetable oil, for frying Creamy Horseradish Dip (see recipe), for serving For the Horseradish Dip 1 cup (240 ml) sour cream 2 tablespoons (30 ml) mayonnaise 1 tablespoon (15 ml) […]


Grilled Tuna with Sicilian dressing

Ingredients Tuna 1 kg piece yellowfin tuna, cut into 6 steaks For brushing: lemon-infused extra-virgin olive oil Sicilian dressing 250 ml lemon-infused extra-virgin olive oil 3 lemons, juice only 1 anchovy, minced 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp finely chopped oregano sweet basil To serve, place the tuna steaks onto plates, top each […]


Wood storage bin

Material List: Material list Power tools Pine 20mm PST 18 Cordless jig saw 600mm x 600mm – 2 piece PSR 18 VLI Cordless drill driver 560mm x 580mm – 2 piece (grain in direction of short side) PSR 10.8 volt cordless drill driver 600mm x 400mm – 1 piece (grain in direction of long side) […]


American Pie, Sassy South African, Indian Princess

American Pie Blue cheese Green apple, finely sliced Bacon bits, fried till crisp Mayonnaise Mustard Walnuts Olive oil Salt and pepper Sassy South African Orange (finely sliced with peel on) Orange Juice Biltong slices Wholegrain mustard Olive Oil Fresh Parsley (chopped) Salt & whole pink peppercorns Lemon Juice Indian princess Whole star anise Whole cardamom […]


Square Frame Lamp

With the right lighting you can achieve the desired mood in your home. This week Peter and Annalien build a stylish easy to build lamp in a few easy steps. Be inspired to build your very own lamp.. You will need Tools Materials Compound Mitre Saw Pine 20mm PST 18 Jigsaw Base 300 mm x […]

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Cowboy Trap

The series looks at the trail of destruction left by cowboy builders and offers help and advice to homeowners who’ve fallen victim to them.  Presenter Clive Holland meets those affected to see for himself the emotional consequences it can have for families.  A team of ‘good guy’ builders are brought in to help sort the […]