We take the seasons beautiful crisp red onions and slowly caramelise them with brown sugar and red wine to create a deliciously soft, sticky sweet treat with oodles of taste. Ambrosial with pates and terrines, dolloped onto grilled goats cheese or even added to casseroles and pot roasts.
A delightful apple chutney with the added kick of ginger. I make this every autumn when I harvest my apples from the garden - you can use windfall apples too. Chutney is such an interesting preserve as it combines sweet and savoury flavours, making it an ideal accompaniment for a range of dishes such as cold meats, salami, ham, pasties, pies and is essential in a traditional Ploughmans Lunch! I also add chutney to my curries, tagines and winter stews. The word chutney is derived from the…
Delicious tomato chutney recipe that's a little bit different from the usual recipes. It includes Australian bush spices: bush tomatoes and pepperberries. Wow your friends with this inexpensive gift, that's if you don't just keep it for yourself :).
Today South Africa is characterised by the kaleidoscope of cultures, traditions and religions that brought about the term Rainbow Nation. Without doubt a great way to experience the diversity of cultures is through the local food, often referred to as the Rainbow Cuisine. For the daring diner, South Africa offers culinary adventures ranging from crocodile and mopane worms to Ostrich eggs.