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Quick Coconut Milk Curry


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

I made this curry some years back when I was testing a Jamie Oliver self-stirring home-cooker. While prepping for my upcoming food photography workshop, I came across these images in my archives and realised I didn't get around to blogging the recipe. It's a quick dish to put together and any sort of protein would work ...

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Lemon and Walnut Infused Ice Cream Cake with Stork Bake


Thursday, August 23, 2018

The first time I tasted oil in an ice cream was an olive oil flavour at @thecreamerysa in Cape Town. I was so completely smitten by the complexity and mouth feel, I've been experimenting with different oils ever since. And when I developed this recipe for @ilovebakingsa I knew walnut oil would be a win, especially with lemon. I ...

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Baked Yoghurt Brûlée


Friday, July 6, 2018

One of my favourite things to eat on our travels through India is little pots of baked yoghurt at breakfast. I love the sweet tangy creaminess, almost like a whisper of cheesecake. Baking the yoghurt gives it such a pleasant mouthfeel, but I could just as easily eat spoonfuls of this mixture as is.   Baked Yoghurt Brûlée ...

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Roasted Macadamia, Cashew and Coconut Butter


Friday, June 29, 2018

Airfriers are great for roasting nuts; go for a low to medium heat and shake the basket intermittently. Process until smooth and flavour with salt, honey and a bit of cardamom. I was dealing with leftovers so I don't have exact measures but the macadamia:cashew:coconut flake ratio was something like 3:2:1

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Roasted Macadamia Nut Sojee


Thursday, June 14, 2018

I have semolina on the brain today. I love the versatility of this ingredient. It makes a great component to savoury dishes as well, and I'm keen to try a few soon. But for now, here is a variation on my almond and vanilla semolina halva/sojee . In this iteration, I used ground roasted macadamia ...

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With Stork Bake: Semolina Halva With Almonds and Vanilla


Thursday, June 14, 2018

There's just something so celebratory about a semolina pudding. It's one of those Indian dishes that work wonderfully as both starter and dessert. For Eid this year, I partnered with Stork Bake to develop this semolina halva with almonds and vanilla. Visit the Stork Bake recipe site for more recipes. Photography: Hein van Tonder Semolina Halva With Almonds and ...

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