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 

 
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 

 
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 

 
Red Onion Marmelade

Red Onion Marmelade

Ingredients: 500 gr Red onion, thinly sliced 30 ml (2 tblsp) Butter 120 gr Brown Sugar 125 ml (½ c) Red Wine Vinegar 45-50 ml (3 tblsp) Balsamic Vinegar To taste Salt and fresly ground black pepper Instructions: In a large, non reactive saucepan, heat 

 
Dry Rub for Steak

Dry Rub for Steak

Ingredients: 15 ml (1 tbsp) Ground cumin 15 ml (1 tbsp) Paprika 15 ml (1 tbsp) Dried parsley 10 ml (2 teasp) Dried coriander 10 ml (2 teasp) Turmeric 5 ml (1 teasp) Onion Powder 5 ml (1 teasp) Garlic Powder Salt and Black Pepper 

 
Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

When I started making my own basil pesto I couldn’t believe the huge difference in taste between homemade and store bought.  There’s just no alternative for homemade pesto. With this recipe you can adjust the ingredients to your particular taste.  I normally use sunflower seeds 

 
Fresh Sour Cream with Chives

Fresh Sour Cream with Chives

There is a difference between green onions and chives. As I would always add, grow your own herbs! Chives are so easy to grow and the more you cut it, the more you get! Chives remain thin, have green hollow stalks and small bulbs. Green