Parmesan and rosemary schnitzel

Thursday, 20 February 2014|Dinner|Tags: , |

I’m pretty sure I can’t be the only one, but I’m the kind of person who peeks in other peoples’ baskets when I’m in a supermarket queue. Surreptitiously of course, I wouldn’t want to appear weird. You can’t blame me. After all, it’s not like there’s much else to do.

One can tell a lot about people from their […]

Beans on toast

Friday, 24 January 2014|Dinner|Tags: , , |

Sometimes life gives one a bit of a wallop. It’s not nice, but it happens. And when it does, I want comfort food.

I lock the front door, put on my ugly trackie pants that make me look like a baby elephant, and hit the kitchen to whip up something that will make me feel all warm and fuzzy. […]

roasted fennel and pork burgers

Friday, 6 September 2013|Dinner|Tags: , , |

I have a thing for sweet with meat – it’s a particularly South African thing. Take sweet potatoes. They aren’t sweet enough the way nature made them. Oh no, we have to add truckloads of butter and sugar, and roast them slowly to glistening, treacly perfection. So I’m constanty looking for new sweet-with-meat combinations. My latest obsession is fennel. […]