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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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Salad Toss: Baby Spinach and Cranberry Reduction


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Cranberries, with their sweet and tart personalities, are a bit like the extroverts at a party; at ease in savoury situations, and just as good for when things get syrupy. I always seem to have dried cranberries on hand, and often use them in salads and bakes. They also feature prominently in my Cranberry & Walnut cream ...

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Barley and Wheat Rotis


Friday, April 1, 2016

The addition of barley flour to this flatbread makes for a tasty textured, somewhat nutty departure from a regular roti. If you're not super-pedantic about rolling out neatly circumferenced rounds, these don't take much time to prepare. Barley and Wheat Rotis Makes 8 rotis 1 cup barley flour 1 cup wheat flour 1 cup yoghurt 1 TBSP vegetable oil pinch of salt additional flour for ...

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Cream of Green Bean Soup


Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Whenever I have extra vegetables on hand, soup is my no-brainer prep method of choice. If I'm dealing with quantities too large to consume in one sitting, I freeze the soup before I add the cream. Cream of Green Bean soup 1 packet cut green beans knob of butter cumin seeds to taste dried sweet basil to taste cream (about 1/4 ...

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