What with another cold front on the way this weekend, there is no better time to get stuck into making my mushroom ravioli in bone marrow butter. It would seem that winter is reluctant to relinquish its icy grasp on the Western Cape this year – since moving to Velddrif we’ve been inundated with multiple … Continue Reading

Better, best, butter! By far my favourite fat, butter features in most of my recipes – like this one for Prawn & Feta Spanakopita. A twist on the Greek favourite from my cookbook, this recipe adds plump prawns over and above the classic combination of spinach and creamy crumbly feta. Delicate phyllo pastry is thoroughly basted … Continue Reading

I realise I’m rather late to the party to share a recipe for tomato galette as here in the Southern Hemisphere, summer is officially over. I actually developed and shot this dish back in February after sourcing the most tomatoey tomatoes from Oep Ve Koep in Paternoster and it’s been fermenting in my TO DO … Continue Reading

I’ve been on a roll. That is, a silky smooth swathe of golden pasta dough passing through my machine sort of roll. I’ve spent the majority of a comfortingly rainy week producing, styling, cooking and shooting pasta. Lots of pasta. While my waistline may take offence at my current line of work, it’s certainly made … Continue Reading

Something I very enthusiastically buy up at farmer’s markets is kale. Bunches and bunches of the stuff. Curly kale, purple kale, I adore it all. While simply frying it in garlic-laced olive oil has been my preferred method of cooking this beautiful brassica, I’ve wanted to develop a kale-based twist on the classic spanakopita (Greek … Continue Reading