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Chicken with onions and Emmentaler cheese

Chicken with onions and Emmentaler cheese

My brother recently returned from a business trip to France, where he had what he called the ‘best chicken meal’ of his life. This recipe, reconstructed from memory, is the...
Samoosa with potato filling

How to make samoosas with potato filling

Everyone has his or her favourite samoosa filling. For this case hardened foodie hack, a potato samoosa is the food of any numberof gods. The filling, called aloo (potato in...
Beef, bacon and onion pot roast

Beef, bacon and onion pot roast

If you’ve got a working oven, why roast in a pot? This splendid collection of techniques and delicious flavours answers this riddle.
North African chicken worth waiting for

North African chicken worth waiting for

Attempting unfamiliar cuisines often means encountering unknown or unavailable ingredients. In the case of food from North Africa and the Levant, preserved lemons are an absolute must. One downside: they...
Minestrone: magnificent Italian soup

Minestrone: magnificent Italian soup

Italian cuisine is loaded with astonishing soups. There is, for example, zuppa pavese, a chickenbased bowl of greatness topped by sourdough bread and a poached egg. At the greatest height,...
Platter of roast vegetables

Platter of roast vegetables

Vegetables are a healthy addition to a braai or any other meat-based meal. However, the way you cook your veggies can make the difference between a great dish and a...
Couscous salad with a North African twist

Couscous salad with a North African twist

Couscous may have originated on this continent, but the addition of avocado gives this dish a distinctly Mexican look and taste.
Chickpea Vegan Burger

Israeli-inspired chickpea burgers

Veganism is a growing global trend, and many of us will serve dinner or lunch to a vegan guest at some stage. Here is a recipe for mouth-watering, Israeli-inspired chickpea...
Oven-baked hake with courgettes on the side

Oven-baked hake with courgettes on the side

It’s probably safe to say that hake is South Africa’s favourite supermarket fish. A magnificent vehicle for quick cooking, it can be prepared in many ways. Here is one.
Pasta putanesca

Pasta Putanesca

There are few pasta dishes as powerfully flavoured as this marine-dominated classic. Try this freshly developed variation at your next dinner party for a really memorable meal.
Braai Steak

Taking steak to the next level

Steak can be cooked and served in a variety of ways, but this Asian-inspired marinade can turn even the tastiest steak into something far more special and appetising.
Ginger and honey cake

Bake a ginger and honey cake

Amaze your mates. Delight your womenfolk. Surprise yourself. Go bake a ginger and honey cake, bru!

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International accolade for Farmer’s Weekly editor

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