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 

 
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 

 
Secret milky croutons

Secret milky croutons

For me, croutons are not simply crunchy bits of bread. There are many variants for may purposes. For instance, herbed croutons for salads, garlic croutons for tapas and, in this case, milky croutons for a minestrone soup. This is the simplest of recipes, absolutely idiot-proof, 

 
Couscous with Mint and Lemon

Couscous with Mint and Lemon

Last week I served this lemon and mint couscous with Moroccan spiced mince.  I think the couscous was the star on my plate with a subtle lemon and mint flavour. Ingredients: 280 gr Couscous 2 lemons for zest Grated zest of 2 lemons 4 tbsp