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Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Potato and Bacon Bake topped with Parmesan Mash

Serves 6 to 8 A recipe for the true potato lover, equally as delicious as a vegetarian meal with the bacon omitted. This is a rich dish with a potato

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Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Warm New Potato and Aubergine Salad with Sweet Chilli and Bacon

Serves 6 to 8 This is a great winter salad. The flavours of sweet chilli sauce and fried bacon marry well with the roasted new potatoes and aubergine. It’s simple

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Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Baked Smoked Salmon Trout and Courgette Croquettes

Serves 4 to 6 This is a good recipe for a breakfast, brunch or dinner party starter. The croquettes are baked, so they can all be cooked in one batch.

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Hot Potato Blogger Challenge – A tribute to my potato-loving dad!

I would love to win with the Hot Potato Blogger Challenge because… well, should I start with what I would do with the prize money, why I think my recipes

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Discover Miele – The Secret to Perfectly Roasted Chicken

The oven in my kitchen is older than the ovens my Gran had in her kitchen when we were kids. Luckily for me, I get to play with some wonderful

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Cake Decorating at Chez Gourmet

I was quite pleased when the weather turned a bit cooler in Cape Town last Friday morning, as this was the day that I had booked for a Cake Decorating

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A Herd of Locavores…

On Saturday morning I visited the Hermanus Country Market and was surprised to meet up with old family friends who were selling their home-made chicken liver and smoked salmon pâtés.

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Raise a Toast to Cape Town’s Summer Season!

Wine @ The Mill is The Food Crew’s preferred supplier for wine.   The Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, where Cape Town’s trend setters enjoy the market every Saturday, is

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Preferred Personal Chef Service for Big Bay Beach House

My kitchen at home has the makings of a yacht’s galley, a galley on a very small sailing boat.  It’s neat, clean and functional; but when I cook in it

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Meat Free Mondays

Today I am going to make a concerted effort to have an entirely meat free Monday. Being a natural carnivore, I very often conveniently forget a quarter of the way

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