Category Archives: Featured recipe

Astrid’s birthday lunch c/o Salad Lovers

I was due to pop on my mother’s 60th birthday so there was no chance I was going to be cooking for 60 people with a belly the size of half of previous me, tacked onto the front. My sister … Continue reading

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Brigitte’s Käse Spätzle (Kaese Spaetzle)

I can’t remember where I first had käse spätzle, but I have come to associate it with family friends in Durban. Despite my mum being German, it is not something I grew up with, but it is a dish I … Continue reading

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Thai son-in-law eggs

As you know, I am not an egg fan, but somehow all the flavours of this recipe kill the overpowering egg flavour. Eggs actually become somehow tasty. I learned the recipe years ago while studying for the first incarnation of … Continue reading

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Thai chickpea curry

As mentioned in the previous post about our favourite veg Thai recipe book, a dear friend of ours had her birthday in June (yes, I know this is a looooong time ago now), and for her birthday we gave her … Continue reading

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Thai fried curried rice

This fried curried rice dish can be made to accompany different kinds of curry, but we like it best with the thai chickpea curry both dishes are from our favourite thai cook book. Again, it is the pepper that gives … Continue reading

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Stella’s birthday dinner

I have spent the last 3 weeks in Cyprus, spending time with my 90 year old grandfather, and eating, sleeping and swimming in a flat sea. Although I didn’t cook much while I was there, I did document some of … Continue reading

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John’s vegetarian mousaka

A few weeks ago we went to visit friends of ours in Rooiels for a Cypriot feast. We had the most amazing weekend. We found a massive star fish and all manner of sea life in the rock pools and … Continue reading

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