Peppers roasted perfectly

Peppers roasted perfectly

There is another recipe – pickling your own bell peppers – that has a delicious pickling liquid recipe. However, this recipe focuses on the peppers. Someone asked me recently why I buy a box of peppers at a time. Well, as a box costs R39 

 
The best dry cured beef – ever!

The best dry cured beef – ever!

I saw this principle in a program snippet of on of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s programs, and thought that I should try it.  The principle was simple – good beef should be cured for at least a month or so to be tasty, tender and good. Which is 

 
Fresh Fig Pasta, a quick meal that bends your mind

Fresh Fig Pasta, a quick meal that bends your mind

As I mentioned, the figs are ripe and marching into the kitchen. Living off the land, which is an aspiration to most flat- and inner-city dwellers, is possible for us plot people. (Maplotters, some would say. But not to my face. I am six foot