Category Archives: Dinner / Mains

Succulent Pork Belly Pot Roast

Oh my gosh,when I think of pork belly roast, or any other scrummy pork roast, it always takes me back to India… Strange, you might think, as that is the last thing you’d ever find in India! My dear friend Jemima (who was also an expat living in India at that time) would always go

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Never Tried Bone Marrow? Where Have You Been?!

I have to admit, I never used to like it, or more accurately, the thought of eating bone marrow grossed me out… That was when I was still young and a bit silly… Now – LOVE it! I recently discovered a fab new butcher and got some really nice, large beef marrow bones from them.

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Chicken on the #Braai

Seeing as it’s Braai Day tomorrow, I shall share this marvelous recipe for chicken on the braai: You will need: 1 or more whole chicken 1/4 ‘secret’ marinade I used for a recent lamb braai {Remember to always remove the meat from the fridge a good few hours before cooking.} Use your secret marinade to

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Chicken with Creamy Blue Cheese & Broccoli

So, what’s for dinner tonight? We’re having chicken with creamy blue cheese and broccoli – and a gem squash.{Ok, so we’re not reaaally having this for dinner, I lied, this was last night’s dinner… Freshly blogged for you to enjoy tonight 😉 } Don’t you just love broccoli as an adult? I used to hate

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Springtime Prawns

Hello and happy Friday! I don’t know why seafood is so underrated, or shall I say less-present when living in-land… Nevermind living in-land, even on our own shores seafood is somewhat of a lesser cousin to red meat. I suppose that’s just our South African culture. When we visit my family in the States {Florida},

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The Secret to Amazing Lamb Chops every.single.time

Hello! I have to confess, I’ve never really been a fan of the lamb chop on the braai… That is, until we moved into our new home, befriended the best neighbours ever and braaid a lot – now I’m a huge fan! These amazing lamb chops are different from the ‘gourmet’ kind you might find

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Bobotie with a Twist

Hooray, September is finally here! Hello Spring – we’ve missed you! It is also Heritage Month here in sunny SA and we do love bobotie…   This isn’t just any bobotie, it’s a chicken bobotie and soooo good! Rich, chicken flavour with the sweetness of caramelised onions, a bit of spiciness and oodles of #yum!

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