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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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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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Friends that make or sell things

I have been a little quiet of late I know. In the big move I misplaced my camera battery charger and have been mooching battery life off people with chargers while I search through unpacked boxes hoping that the charger … Continue reading

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Egg curry

I know this is a bit of a bizarre recipe for someone who has a somewhat tenuous relationship with the egg (or chicken period as a friend and I called them in our youth). I usually tend to avoid the … Continue reading

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OMG I want to cook this!

I have been following another food blog called Scrumptious South Africa and the most delicious looking dish has recently been posted that I will definitely be trying. It is a Ricotta-and-parsley-filled Paccheri Baked with a tomato, butter and sage sauce. … Continue reading

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Vote for Sprig for best green blog in SA Blog Awards

Sprig is a blog dedicated to exploring organic and indigenous gardening and food growing in South Africa. You may remember me linking to their site for easy ways to grow rocket. You can also check out permaculture in a pot … Continue reading

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Snowing and playing in Hogsback

This post has nothing to do with food. I didn’t get online as much as I would have liked in Hogsback. On the other hand it snowed and I got to run around like an idiot with some very cute … Continue reading

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Hogsback and Essential Amathole

The blog has been a little inactive the past few days as we are out of town staying with good friends of ours in Hogbsack, which is in the Eastern Cape. We are here with a dual purpose. Firstly we … Continue reading

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Growing your own rocket

You may have noticed I use rocket a lot. Its because I have so much in the garden. It is so easy to grow. We were testing our compost and just chucked a bunch of seeds at the ground. Seriously, … Continue reading

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