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 

 
Fig salad to celebrate summer with

Fig salad to celebrate summer with

After a dismal year’s harvest of fruit, the fig tree steps forward and tries to make up for its fallen comrades. And fallen they are. We had superb plums and greengages, then we had a storm, and then there were none. Agatha Christie had something 

 
Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

I absolutely love the peppery flavour of black rice. Daniel found the black rice at a well stocked Chinese Supermarket not far from our home. I made this Superfood Salad as a salad/side dish for Daniel’s birthday. It went so well with the chicken Daniel 

 
Fresh tomato sauce

Fresh tomato sauce

This recipe is so easy, it is almost silly to post it. But then, I would be denying the enjoyment of this simple fair to so many… The first important tip when working with tomatoes is to remember that it is a fruit and not 

 
Pickled bell peppers

Pickled bell peppers

Sometimes a little innovation can go a long way. When you stay on a farm, you get used to preserving things. The tomatoes ripen at the same time, so you make tomato sauce. The fruit all get there at the same time so you make 

 
Warm pepper salad

Warm pepper salad

Peppers. Bell peppers. Capsicum. Sweet, spicy, lovely. And after a trip to the Pretoria Boeremark, you come home with a bag full for a third of the price. Which means that you have to make two dishes: A warm pepper salad and pickled peppers. Which 

 
Apple Cider Vinegar and Mustard Salad Dressing

Apple Cider Vinegar and Mustard Salad Dressing

 Ingredients: 45 ml (3 tblsp) Olive Oil 1,5 tblsp Apple Cider Vinegar 15 ml (1 tblsp) Prepared mustard, eg Dijon 15 ml (1 tblsp) Sugar To taste Salt and Pepper          Instructions: In a small glass container shake oil, vinegar, mustard, sugar, salt and