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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 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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Spicy lentil soup

I got back from the heat of Cairo into winter edging its way through the cape. The most exciting thing about the cold is that we have an excuse to light our fire, which is a novelty for us Durbanites, … Continue reading

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Jeera, yoghurt potato salad with fresh garlic, dhanya and green chilli

I can’t remember how this recipe emerged from, but it is a version of mayo-less potato salad I have been making for years. OK, it is another baby potato recipe… they have been very cheap from the veg shop (4 … Continue reading

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Broccoli and rosemary creamy pasta

So, my camera is fixed (although I have to change the way I take pics as the reason it was broken was because it had corroded internally from steam…) and we have a 5 plate gas stove in the place … Continue reading

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Ian’s dhal from Mrs Marie

This is a dish that Mrs Marie taught Ian many years ago and he has been making it ever since as a quick dinner option or something to serve with other curries. It really is quick and can be a … Continue reading

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