If I were to select my preferred dessert, a classic mousse au chocolat – or chocolate mousse – would come out tops every time. Decadently chocolatey with a silky texture, mousse au chocolat makes the perfect post-dinner treat; not too filling, but just the right amount of sweetness to end off the meal. A more … Continue Reading

An Easter staple, little beats traditional South African pickled fish, especially when it’s made using sustainably caught Cape hake. This recipe embraces fragrant Cape Malay spices to create a zingy pickle that’s delicious as part of an al fresco lunch.  MSC-certified Cape hake is ideal for making this dish, as its firm flesh and subtle … Continue Reading

The weather has taken a decidedly nippy turn and the only thing on my mind is heartily warming food. Enter my recipe for Lamb Shoulder Ragu with red wine.  Traditionally enjoyed over Easter, roast lamb is a lesson in slow cooking. For this recipe, I’ve replaced more popular cuts like leg with lamb shoulder – … 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

Flaky, golden and unquestionably moreish, this comforting recipe for apple and leek sausage rolls is speedy to make and even speedier to eat. Utilising pork mince flavoured with leeks, thyme and crunchy apple speaks of Autumn and the sausage rolls are delicious as a warming lunch or lazy TV dinner. Inspired to develop the recipe … Continue Reading