SPICY TOMATO 🍅 AND MACKEREL PASTA 🍝

INGREDIENTS:  1 Onion, Finely chopped  400g Spicy Arrabiatta Sauce  200g Smoked Mackrel Fillets, cleaned  450g Fresh Tagliatelle  Bunch of Basil Leaves  Oil for frying    METHOD:  Fry onion over medium heat for 5-8 minutes or until soft. Add the sauce and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the mackerel and simmer for 5 minutes more.  […]

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CHICKEN AND CHORIZO JAMBALAYA

INGREDIENTS:  1 Tbs Olive Oil 2 Chicken Breasts, chopped  1 Onion, diced 1 Red Pepper, thinly sliced  2 Garlic Cloves, crushed 1 Tbs Cajun Seasoning  250g Brown Basmati Rice 400g Can Plum Tomatoes 350ml Chicken Stock   METHOD: Heat oil. Brown the chicken for 5-8 minutes or until golden. Remove and set aside. Add in […]

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NIGERIAN JOLLOF RICE 🍛

INGREDIENTS:  4 Cups Long Grain Rice 3 Cups Stock 6 Tomatoes 🍅, chopped  2 Red Peppers, diced 3 Red Onions, 2 chopped, 1 sliced  1 Scotch Bonnet Pepper, to taste  1/3 Cup Sunflower Oil 3 Tbs Tomato Paste  2 tsp Curry Powder 1 tsp  Dried Thyme  2 Dried Bay Leaves  2 tsp Butter  Salt to […]

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CHANA MASALA

2 Cups Dried Chickpeas/Canned Chickpeas MASALA:  6 Tbs Sunflower Oil 1 Large Onion, diced  6 Cloves Garlic, coarsely chopped  15 cm Ginger, peeled and chopped  1 Can Diced Tomatoes 🍅  1 1/2 Tbs Ground Coriander  2 tsp Ground Cumin 1/4 tsp Tumeric 1/4 tsp Red Chili Flakes 4 Cardomon Pods, crushed  6 Whole Cloves 2 […]

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HERITAGE STEAK

INGREDIENTS:  2 T-bone Steaks  2 tsp Olive Oil  3/4 tsp Flaky Sea Salt  1/2 tsp Ground Pepper    METHOD:  Prepare grill to medium heat. Braai steaks for 4 mins on each side (or to desired “doneness”) Rest on a chopping board for 5mins.  To serve, cut steaks off the bone.  Serve drizzled with olive oil […]

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CHILLI CON CARNE

INGREDIENTS:  500 g lean minced beef  2 onions, chopped  3 garlic cloves, finely chopped  1-2 tsp hot chilli powder   2 tsp ground cumin  2 tsp ground coriander   2 Tbls Plain flour  500 ml beef stock  400 g can chopped tomatoes 🍅   400 g can red kidney beans  3 Tbls tomato purée   1 tsp castor sugar  […]

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BEEF AND BEAN SOUP

INGREDIENTS:  2 Tbls canola oil  1 kg beef stew meat, cubed  2 cups chopped onion  2 cups chopped carrots   4 garlic cloves, minced  2 cups water   1 1/2 tsp salt  1 tsp Black Pepper  1 tsp dried thyme  1/2 tsp dried sage  4 bay leaves   300 ml beef stock  3 cans butter beans     METHOD:  […]

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LOADED BBQ PORK POTATO CASSEROLE

INGREDIENTS:  45 ml oil  750 g pork steak, cut into strips  8 red skin potatoes, peeled and diced  250 g cream cheese, softened   50 g buter, softened   250 g bacon 🥓, cooked and crumbled  6 spring onions, thinly sliced  150 g grated cheddar cheese 🧀, divided      METHOD:  Lightly grease a casserole dish.  Heat […]

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CHICKEN WITH SWEET WINE 🍷 & GARLIC

INGREDIENTS:  2 Tbls seasoned flour  8 Chicken pieces   5 Tbls sunflower oil  2 leeks, finely chopped  200 ml medium cream sherry  300 ml chicken stock   Spring of parsley, thyme and bay leaf tied to string  1 Head garlic  50 g butter  200 g baby mushrooms 🍄   1/4 cup Crème fraîche   Lemon juice, if needed    […]

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MIXED APPLE 🍎 AND BERRY PUDDING

INGREDIENTS:  3 Granny Smith apples 🍏 , peeled, chopped  2 Tbls lemon 🍋 juice and zest  330 g castor sugar  500 g frozen mixed berries  2 eggs  1/2 cup milk 🥛   1 tsp vanilla   1 cup plain flour, sifted  1 tsp baking powder   Icing sugar, to dust  Thick cream mixed with  1 tsp ground cinnamon, […]

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