Chicken, leek and mushroom burger

2022-08-19T19:20:57+02:00Tuesday, 1 September 2015| Dinner|Tags: , , |

Chicken and leek is one of those flavour combo no-brainers. Add some mushrooms to the mix, top it with flaky puff pastry and you have a pretty awesome chicken pot pie. But Merlot and I like shaking things up a bit in the kitchen. So we wondered what would happen if I took this traditional flavour combination and put it [...]

roasted fennel and pork burgers

2022-08-16T14:50:44+02:00Friday, 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. [...]