RECIPES

RECIPES

Hand picked for you.

Below is a list of recipes that have been hand picked especially for you. Feel free to share any of my recipes with your friends and family. All recpies are proven and very simple to follow.

Souffle Glace Amarula

Soufflé Glace aux Amarula is a frozen soufflé dessert. Th...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 25 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 55 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 130 Carbs: 0g Protein: 0g Fat: 0g

Rating:

5.00

5.00

Eggnog Recipe

This quick eggnog recipe is really easy to prepare. You may already have all the ingredients for this eggnog recipe in your kitchen cupboard, save maybe the cognac. The reason why alcohol gets added t...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 5 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 88 Carbs: 8g Protein: 5g Fat: 4g

Rating:

5.00

5.00

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

My husband loves this Brussels Sprouts Recipe. It is the perfect side dish and companion to a Sunday lunch. We almost always have it on every Sunday, spare the days when we dine with our family of fri...

Serves: 4-6 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 120 Carbs: 13g Protein: 4g Fat: 7g

Rating:

4.97

4.97

Jalfrezi Curry

This Jafrezi curry recipe is quick and easy to prepare and your friends and family will love you for it. To total cook and preparation time is only 20 minutes, making this Jalfrezi curry recipe an ide...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 380 Carbs: 20g Protein: 25g Fat: 15g

Rating:

4.96

4.96

Lemon Loaf Recipe

I have tried and tested many lemon loaf recipes and finally found the right balance in the ingredients. Not too sweet and not too bitter, only the best lemon loaf recipe I have tried and tasted ever. ...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 45 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 141 Carbs: 21g Protein: 6g Fat: 5.8g

Rating:

4.96

4.96

Chicken Stew

This chicken stew recipe has been in our family for generations. I remember it as one of the first chicken stew recipes I prepared as a teenager. My mother and grand mother used the same chicken stew ...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 60 Minutes Ready in: 75 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 486 Carbs: 43g Protein: 44g Fat: 15g

Rating:

4.96

4.96

Potato and Leek Soup

Potato and leek soup(if served cold called 'Vichyssoise’)was one of the first things we were taught in Chef School - Warwick Chef School in my case to be precise. And I will never forget it. Thi...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 40 Minutes Ready in: 60 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 147 Carbs: 24g Protein: 3g Fat: 5g

Rating:

4.95

4.95

Beef Wellington

I know that beef wellington is not that well known in our conuntry, but seeing that I live in a town called Wellington, I decided to add this beef wellington recipe as a tribute to the greatness of

Serves: 8 Prep time: 45 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 65 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 376 per slice Carbs: 14g per slice Protein: 15g per slice Fat: 28g per slice

Rating:

4.95

4.95

South African lamb and apricot kebabs

This traditional South African lamb and apricot kebabs recipe has been in our family for generations. My mom and I remember my grandma, used to prepare this South African lamb and apricot kebabs every...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Ready in: 25 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 218 Carbs: 28g Protein: 18g Fat: 5g

Rating:

4.95

4.95

Gooseberry Tart

This typical South African gooseberry tart recipe is the perfect sweet and savoury dish combination to impress young and old. It is simple, quick and easy to prepare and will not set you back too much...

Serves: 1 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 15 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 250 Carbs: 6g Protein: 24g Fat: 13g

Rating:

4.94

4.94

Chocolate Brownie

Chocolate Brownies are simply just YUMMY! So easy to make and so tasty! The ideal sweet treat if you crave chocolate! This recipe also comes a long way with me and I would like to share it with you! W...

Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 466 Carbs: 50g Protein: 6g Fat: 29g

Rating:

4.94

4.94

Detox Chocolate Smoothie

This Chocolate Detox Smoothie Recipe will be your new go-to breakfast on busy weekday mornings, after a night out, or after a strenuous exercise routine. Start your day the right way with a nutritious...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 10 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 138 Carbs: 13.3g Protein: 19.3g Fat: 2.0g

Rating:

4.93

4.93

French Onion Soup

Just another very good reason why I just love the French Cooking! This French onion soup recipe I have tried out the first time while working at Augusta Kleinbosch Guest Farm. I was a bit out of ideas...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 45 Minutes Ready in: 65 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 466 Carbs: 28g Protein: 20g Fat: 31g

Rating:

4.93

4.93

Classic Tiramisu

Yummy! Me and my lovely husband Iwan Ross's favourite recipe in the whole world! When I cook at home for a special occasion and we decide on a dessert: Classic Tiramisu is always the answer! The desse...

Serves: 8 Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 655 Carbs: 54g Protein: 65g Fat: 43.7g

Rating:

4.92

4.92

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

A yummy and energizing start to the day! This apple porridge is so creamy and delicious - you'll want to get out of bed to make it :) The addition of our Energy Bomb mix will wake you up and help y...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 5 Minutes Ready in: 20 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 150 Carbs: 27g Protein: 5g Fat: 3g

Rating:

4.92

4.92

Japie se Gunsteling

Japie se Gunsteling recipe I dedicate to my dad. I know how much he loves Japie Se Gunsteling dessert. When I went to visit I made bobotie as the main course with Japie Se Gunsteling as dessert. It is...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 45 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 410 Carbs: 72g Protein: 7g Fat: 11g

Rating:

4.91

4.91

Banana Loaf Muffins

I have great memories of this delicious banana loaf muffins. The reason I have named it ‘Banana Loaf Muffins’ is simply because it is a basic banana loaf recipe, and can be turned into muf...

Serves: 12 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 60 Minutes Ready in: 75 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 326 Carbs: 55g Protein: 4.3g Fat: 11g

Rating:

4.91

4.91

Vanilla Cupcakes

I get super excited when thinking or just hearing the word Vanilla Cupcakes! Here you can be creative as you like! My ultimate favourite. Vanilla Cupcakes is one of the most important items on a high ...

Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 35 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 300 Carbs: 28g Protein: 3g Fat: 9g

Rating:

4.90

4.90

Herb Crust for Fish

This recipe of herb crust for fish is really delicious. This is also a recipe from my first chef job at Blue Gum Country Estate in Stanford. Our head chef of th...

Serves: 10 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 270 Carbs: 40g Protein: 16g Fat: 5g

Rating:

4.90

4.90

Tandoori Chicken Kebabs

Tandoori chicken is a chicken dish  prepared by grilling or barbequeing chicken ,marinated in yogurt and spices, traditionally  in a tandoor oven (a cylindrical clay oven). The dis...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 198 Carbs: 3g Protein: 3g Fat: 4g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Beetroot Side Salad for the Braai

Beetroot Side Salad for the Braai is a lovely choice for doing something different for your Braai (BBQ). While employed by Augusta Kleinbosch Guest Farm a few years ago, we did this lovely beetroot si...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 50 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 198 Carbs: 33g Protein: 12g Fat: 3g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Greek Coconut Tart

This delicious coconut pudding is almost like a Malva Pudding. Both of them you bake, make the syrup and pour the syrup...

Serves: 8 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 40 Minutes Ready in: 60 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 320.7 Carbs: 42g Protein: 4.7g Fat: 15.7g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips is such a classic dish, yet with all the new food trends coming and going, one will always come back to the classical fish and chips.With its origin in England, apart from their beautif...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 45 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 343 Carbs: 21g Protein: 21.3g Fat: 19g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Vegan Breakfast Tacos

When I’m wanting a savory breakfast, the first thing I crave is breakfast tacos! The only problem is – it’s hard to find local tacos without eggs, meat and dairy. So we decided to make a plant-base...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 25 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 226 Carbs: 20g Protein: 9g Fat: 13g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Crustless Milk Tart

This traditional crustless milk tart recipe is proudly South African. It has been in our family for many generations. Not a Sunday will pass without someone in our family preparing this easy crustless...

Serves: 8 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 60 Minutes Ready in: 70 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 372 Carbs: 42g Protein: 7.1g Fat: 19g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Easy Creamed Spinach Recipe

This easy creamed spinach recipe is the perfect companion to a Sunday lunch or dinner. It is quick to prepare and thick and creamy and also perfect for a week-day dinner or power lunch. It is a family...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 262 Carbs: 18g Protein: 12g Fat: 18g

Rating:

4.89

4.89

Pumpkin Soup

Fall has fallen, which means it’s officially pumpkin season! As much as we love pumpkin spice everything, we also enjoy the savory pumpkin flavors like this Pumpkin Soup. Made with minimal ingre...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 25 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 34 Carbs: 5.1g Protein: 1.3g Fat: 0.9g

Rating:

4.88

4.88

Banana and Peanut butter Smoothie

Having a banana and peanut butter smoothie for breakfast is absolutely delicious! If you love your work-out session in the morning, then this is a great idea to enjoy afterwards. The combination of pe...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 10 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 229.9 Carbs: 30.3g Protein: 9.7g Fat: 9.4g

Rating:

4.88

4.88

Creamy Fish Pie with Choux Pastry Crust

My husband calls this Salmon recipe his Salmon wonder.

Fish and shellfish are nutrient dense and make creamy fish pie with choux pastry,cream puffs, profiteroles and eclairs, choux pastry relies on rising steam to c...

Serves: 1 batch Choux pastry Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Ready in: 35 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 65 Carbs: 1.8g Protein: 4.6g Fat: 4.3g

Rating:

4.88

4.88

Vanilla Ice-Cream

Oe la la ... vanilla ice-cream! Home-made ice-cream! A very good recipe to quickly steal someone's heart. This is a very basic vanilla ice-cream recipe that can be transformed into various assorted fl...

Serves: 2 litre Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 60 Minutes Ready in: 80 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 207 Carbs: 24g Protein: 3.5g Fat: 11g

Rating:

4.87

4.87

Bobotie with Yellow Rice

This Bobotie and Yellow rice recipe I dedicate to my dad. He really loves Bobotie together with Japie se Gunsteling&nb...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 422 Carbs: 19g Protein: 23g Fat: 29g

Rating:

4.86

4.86

Parfait Glace

Coffee Parfait Glacé is yet another great choice for a Christmas or Thanksgiving dessert. You can also make it in advance and give it time to freeze overnight. And not to mention from a profess...

Serves: 12 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 50 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 442 Carbs: 47g Protein: 4g Fat: 28g

Rating:

4.85

4.85

Malva Pudding

Malva pudding is one of the best winter desserts to make in the winter time. Serve is warm with custard and cream or ice-cream. Everyone will indulge in a piece, even just a small serving but for sure...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 45 Minutes Ready in: 65 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 320 Carbs: 45.8g Protein: 3.6g Fat: 15.9g

Rating:

4.84

4.84

Fig Jam Recipe

This fig jam recipe is so easy to prepare. It actually came as a surprise. We have fig trees in our garden and during season time we harvest so many that we do not know what to do with them. My mother...

Serves: 625 ml Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 60 Minutes Ready in: 65 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 56 Carbs: 14g Protein: 0.1g Fat: 0g

Rating:

4.84

4.84

Cold Cucumber and Mint Soup

This refreshing cold cucumber and mint soup can be used as a starter or served in small lovely glasses and be served as part of canapé’s and on platters. With the summer in sight, cool, r...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 20 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 57 Carbs: 9.3g Protein: 3.6g Fat: 0.7g

Rating:

4.83

4.83

Muesli

This muesli recipe is definitely one of my personal favourites. I could eat this for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I am very, very fond of this recipe.  This recipe is easy to make, taste div...

Serves: 750 g Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 50 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 340 Carbs: 77.8g Protein: 9.7g Fat: 4.9g

Rating:

4.83

4.83

Vanilla Pannacotta

This light and tasty vanilla Pannacotta recipe is a must-have recipe for your collection. It is such a lovely recipe because you have your lovely basic recipe of the vanilla pannacotta and then you ca...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 372 Carbs: 61g Protein: 0g Fat: 11g

Rating:

4.83

4.83

Coconut Smoothie

It was only a little while ago that I started making smoothies. As a child I didn’t really like fruit - still a struggle today, but I manage to eat certain fruits. And I must say, I am quite ple...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 10 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 928.4 Carbs: 22.3g Protein: 9.4g Fat: 96.8g

Rating:

4.83

4.83

Beef Hamburger

This delicious beef hamburger, is a creation of my own which I invented while working at my last job. The owners wanted to have a lovely beef burger on the menu, so I took time to combine a few lovely...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 40 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 295 Carbs: 24g Protein: 17g Fat: 14g

Rating:

4.83

4.83

Basic Pasta Dough

This basic pasta dough recipe is my recipe from chef school while I was studying at Warwick Chef School. I have kept this basic pasta recipe save from 2003 when graduated and I still frequently u...

Serves: 6 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 15 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 289 Carbs: 56g Protein: 12g Fat: 1.8g

Rating:

4.82

4.82

Rooibos Tea and Lemon Sorbet

Sorbet is a frozen dessert, made from sweetened water and flavouring. You can play a lot with all the different flavours you get from all the lovely fruits available. I have made Sorbet at the beautif...

Serves: 12 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Ready in: 20 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 29 Carbs: 9g Protein: 1.1g Fat: 0.3g

Rating:

4.82

4.82

Spaetzle

Spatzle is a small Austrian pasta-type dumpling (the word spatzle meaning little sparrows) served in soups or with meat dishes. I remember this spatzle dish very well from my chef school days at

Serves: 8 Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 15 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 138 Carbs: 25g Protein: 4.5g Fat: 2.1g

Rating:

4.82

4.82

Chicken Currry

This is an absolutely delicious chicken curry I can't wait to share with you. With the winter around the corner, this suggestion of chicken curry will for sure upwards on the what-to-cook-for -dinner-...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 30 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 60 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 110 Carbs: 16g Protein: 6g Fat: 3g

Rating:

4.82

4.82

Bread Sauce for Turkey

Every Christmas table need a roast turkey with a delicious bread sauce.  It is very popular in the United States at Thanksgiving celebrations. You can serve the turkey with a cranberry sauce as w...

Serves: 8 Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 25 Minutes Ready in: 35 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 355 Carbs: 61.5g Protein: 12.9g Fat: 6.4g

Rating:

4.82

4.82

Plain White Bread

This plain white bread rolls recipe will become a new favourite in your home! I decided to share this wonderful plain white bread recipe with you - it is from my chef school file. It is a very versati...

Serves: 2 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 50 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 265 Carbs: 49g Protein: 9g Fat: 3.2g

Rating:

4.81

4.81

Green Peppercorn Sauce-Perfect for the Braai

With Heritage Braai Day around the corner, try this green peppercorns sauce- perfect for the Steak Braai! It goes really well with any beef meat cut, I used to make this for my guests when I had beef ...

Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Ready in: 30 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 431 Carbs: 2g Protein: 40g Fat: 30g

Rating:

4.81

4.81

Onion Marmalade

This onion marmalade recipe can be used as an ideal item for various food ideas. I would recommend to add it to an outdoor picnic basket - it will go wonderfully with a cheese platter and biscuits/mel...

Serves: 375 ml Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Ready in: 45 Minutes

Nutrition: Calories 255 Carbs: 59g Protein: 0g Fat: 1g

Rating:

4.81

4.81

Parma ham, Green fig and Bocconcini Salad