YELLOWFIN TUNA TARTARE

Light, fresh and yet impressively fancy, a good tuna tartare is a thing of beauty and one of those exceedingly simple snacks I crave on balmy evenings when the wine is cold and the kitchen is off-limits. Preempting what will be a summer of snacking, I’ve served my tartare simply seasoned with salted potato crisps … Continue Reading

CALAMARI PANZANELLA SALAD

As summer has officially arrived in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s only fitting I break out the warm weather recipes with my Calamari Panzanella salad. Admittedly, panzanella is a bit of repeat feature in my recipe repertoire but purely because it’s such a wonderful way to enjoy perfectly ripe tomatoes. And I don’t know about you, … Continue Reading

THE BEST SOUTH AFRICAN SMOKED SNOEK PÂTÉ

This is my recipe for the best South African Smoked Snoek Pâté. Seriously, you’ll not need another ever again. Suitable for either smoked snoek or leftover braaied snoek, this speedy spread is iconically West Coast and so delicious with everything from crackers to crudités. My preference runs to spreading a liberal amount of snoek pâté … Continue Reading

STICKY CITRUS ROASTED DUCK

Little says Christmas dinner quite like my Sticky Citrus Roasted Duck. Synonymous with Charles Dickens, festive cheer and plenty, duck is one of those luxuriously rich proteins that appears to be a bit of a palaver to cook, but in actuality is rather simple. Developed as part of a series for La Motte, this recipe … Continue Reading

EASY SOUTH AFRICAN STRAWBERRY FRIDGE CHEESECAKE

Deliciously kitsch and made for people who can’t be bothered with baking, my easy South African strawberry fridge cheesecake is as decadent as it’s simple to prepare. I’ll be the first to say this, but I’m no fan of sweet recipes – while I’ll occasionally pull together a pavlova or try at my hand at … Continue Reading