The epitome of slow-roasted recipes, porchetta is a popular Italian dish consisting of pork belly flavoured with herbs and cooked low and slow until it yields up tender meat and crispy crackling. Using minimal ingredients, the star here is the pork and so it’s essential to use the best cut and quality you can afford.  … Continue Reading

It’s not a secret that I’m a Weskus girl through and through! And apart from thinking about my future farmhouse. there’s nothing I love more than finding amazing businesses doing delicious things along this beloved coastline of mine. Enter L.A. Farms – an ethical, family-run butchery situated in St Helena Bay. Encompassing the “farm to … Continue Reading

Spring may be in the air but its still rather chilly! Enter my ultimate Chicken Pie – redolent of bacon, mushroom, leeks and thyme – to warm things up. I love me a proper chicken pie. None of this cloying cornflour-laden grey gunk that one finds in readymade offerings, but rather a richly rewarding centre … Continue Reading

Sweet dreams are made of garlic anchovy butter-roasted chicken. If you were to ask me what my final meal would be, I’d say roast chicken with no hesitation.  And this recipe for it comes out very high on my list. A fine fat organic chicken basted in anchovy garlic butter and cooked in a combination … Continue Reading

Mediterranean Lamb Shank Pie – your new family favourite this winter season. Appealing for their unctuously rich taste and meltingly tender texture, lamb shanks are my preferred cut to cook with once temperatures plummet and comfort food is craved. Enter my recipe for Mediterranean Lamb Shank Pie – a twist on the traditional meat pie, … Continue Reading