I have always loved eggs. As a little girl, I loved eating Dad's scrambled eggs; of course I had had my own, but they were much nicer when I perched on his knee, eating them off his plate. He loved his eggs on buttery toast and topped with a good sprinkling of freshly ground black pepper. Another … Continue reading Anyone for eggs?
I had a wonderful opportunity this week, to be a guest author, sharing something about my blogging journey, so far. What I thought to be an easy piece to write, turned out not to be so. One of the reasons was proverbial writer's block: I had had all the ideas about what I might say, and how, … Continue reading A virtual “Cheers!” to you all….
It was cold this weekend - perfect weather for a slow cooked stew. Stews are a fantastic, nutritious way to use inexpensive cuts of meat - and they are usually the most flavoursome. On Saturday, after the market, I decided to make a traditional South African bredie. A bredie is, essentially, a stew that was made … Continue reading African Slow Cooking: North and South
....parsley! I love parsley. I’m not happy until my garden grows herbs, especially parsley. And the challenge of parsley is that it's a slow grower and it can be temperamental. My mum also always had parsley in her garden - some of my earliest culinary memories are of being sent to pick parsley – usually … Continue reading A lovely bunch of….