Recipes

Pickled Cucumber

Pickling is a great kitchen experience, producing crunchy, exquisitely sour snacks. I suspect that there’s nothing organic that can’t be pickled. For many diners, crunchy pickled cucumbers are a constant...

Easy-to-prepare Chinese chicken

This chicken dish will blast the culinary socks off your diners. For this dish, I have varied the seasoning and the method to produce stir-fry chicken with galangal (a type...

Chicken and coconut curry with pilau rice

To many, a curry is a good old Anglo-Saxon stew destroyed by some stale yellow powder out of a cardboard box. This opinion could not be more misinformed: Indian-influenced cuisine...

Yes, it is supposed to be black

Cajun chicken

More than just an English breakfast

Eggs Onassis: A breakfast for your inner millionaire.

Strawberry jam – in a microwave

Most cooks desperately keen for novel experiences take a shot at making jam. This they do once and never again, their kitchens awash with fruit pulp, the hobs sticky with...

Frittata wedges

A classic - with a delicious mushroomy twist.
Classic Durban chicken breyani

Classic Durban chicken breyani

Out of all the extraordinary and enticing Indian-accented foods available, breyani is one of the all-time greats. Breyani, no matter how you spell it, is not a single dish but...

A veld braai for one

While there is only one human activity more social than eating together, solo meals are part and parcel of the veld experience. Whether camping, hunting or fishing a person needs...

HOT & STICKY CHICKEN

Chicken, the universal bird of Africa, lends itself to cooking over a fire. And this is the hot and sticky way I like it �Issue Date: 28 September 2007

How to cure obsessive coffee disorder (OCD)

This is a story about love, loss and a magnificent obsession. It is not for the faint-hearted, nor those easily moved to tears. If you can handle it, read on:...

Korean yang-nyeom chicken

Kids! Don�t try this at home! Paging through glossy cook books, double-page spreads in larney magazines and watching slick food shows on television, you would never guess that the gourmands...

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