Chicken Marinade

Making your own marinade is so rewarding, and fun. I always feel a little bit like an alchemist concocting a magical potion of which I'm not yet sure what the effects will be. This marinade is a robust savoury yet slightly sweet blend of spices, tomato paste, soya and Worcester sauce with a dollop chutney. … Continue reading Chicken Marinade

Tuna Salad

Salads are my thing. I don't mean to brag but around my neck of the woods I'm kind of a salad sensei. My close friends know it's the one dish I'll always bring to a braai or offer to make for a dinner party. I love making them and I love eating them even more. … Continue reading Tuna Salad

Tomato Smoor

If you're not South African, you're missing out on one of the simplest yet satisfying meals ever -- a boerewors roll. Also lovingly known as a boerie. There are proper boeries and budget boeries. A budget boerie consists of hotdog buns, boerewors, tomato sauce (ketchup) and maybe a squirt of mustard. A proper boerie has … Continue reading Tomato Smoor

Carb Free Wraps with Honey-glazed Bacon & Green Pepper Filling

You know I'm a sucker for carb free anything. Pick n Pay has finally joined the bandwagon and now offers carb free cauliflower-based wraps called 'Carb Sharp Tortilla Wraps' that can be heated and enjoyed within seconds. Good on you, PnP! Naturally, I scavenged my pantry and bottom fridge drawer for filling ingredients. I found … Continue reading Carb Free Wraps with Honey-glazed Bacon & Green Pepper Filling