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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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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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Crispy Kale with Baharaat


Thursday, January 28, 2016

It's 2016 and kale is still a thing. Don't write this green off as frou-frou foodie fad. It's a nutritional powerhouse packed to its eaves with all sorts of things to keep you ticking. If you've not tried kale crisps yet, you are missing out on experiencing the most satisfying, life-affirming crunch ever. Once you crisp, ...

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Foodgrams: Microwave Ice Cream Bread


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Toasted ice cream bread with cream cheese. Because you can. 1/2 cup ice cream (use the good stuff) and 1/3 cup self- raising flour nuked for 2 minutes and toasted. More cake-like than bread, just slightly sweet. I made this with a tabasco-flavoured ice cream from @paul_ballen - gave it a pleasing fruity taste. #icecreameveryday ...

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Flash Food Friday: Stuff & Bake Avocado


Friday, August 22, 2014

Flash Food Friday on Ice Cream Everyday is all about unrecipes, clever comestibles and the quickest ways to get food from Point A (your fridge/pantry) to Point B (your digestive tract). The first in the series is this baked avocado stuffed with olives and feta cheese. To make: Halve an avocado, remove the seed and season the flesh with lime juice, ...

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