Author Archives: gibberlicious

Dill potato salad

This salad reminds me of my (late) German grandmother and her sister – a staple on their tables. Ingredients: Baby potatoes 2 -3 small red onions 4-5 gherkins A generous handful of dill 3 Tbsp of olive oil 3 Tbsp … Continue reading

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Dhanya chutneys

When in crisis, make buckets of dhanya chutney. I made the following two variations: Peanut-based dhanya chutney Ingredients: A very large bunch of dhanya A clove of garlic Half a cup of peanuts 2 large tablespoons of sambal oelek 1 … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Although I have not been cooking and documenting as prolifically as in the past, my interest in food has not waned. One of the focuses of where I work is food, and I have two amazing food colleagues doing very … Continue reading

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Herby feta bougouri, with lemon chickpea baby marrow, and brussels sprouts

Can you believe it? We still eat food! Usually boring easy peasy whatever is not rotting in the fridge food… But the other evening (it was a while back now because although I managed to document the cooking, it has … Continue reading

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Roast tomato, chickpea, broccoli and feta pasta

Many of our┬ámeals lately involve throwing things together before they rot in the fridge. Oh the glamour. Sometimes the dishes work out pretty well. Baby tomatoes were on special and we ended up with the fridge filled with starting to … Continue reading

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Refried black beans, sweetcorn and dhanya salsa, avo and sour cream burritos

Why life are you so mad? It is at least 2 months since I first made this dish (as documented here). In the interim I have made it 3 or 4 more times, tweaking as I go along. I used … Continue reading

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Black bean, green bean, dhanya, sesame seed and chilli salad

I know most people think I am insane but I miss the humidity of Durban. I miss swimming through the air. And I miss the summery salads on our stoep in Seaview. A salad on our stoep here would often … Continue reading

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