By now you, my dear readers, must have realised I have a long term relationship with Abel & Cole. Thus far I’ve reviewed their Mixed Organic Fruit & Vegetable Box, Free Range Chicken, Meat Pies and now their Picnic Box. It is only natural to get suspicious of a blogger’s integrity once they start receiving […]
Archives for July 2009
This is one of the most delicious if not the greatest chocolate dessert of all time. Really.
Have you ever noticed how grapes never get used in cooking? Of course, they are best eaten on their own as a snack but they mostly feature in jellies, juice and desserts like fruit salad. This severely underused fruit can also be used to spruce up any salad or sandwich and will make a savoury […]
English doesn’t seem to be the only language which contains words with multiple meanings. Take “tortilla” in Spanish for example. Tortilla can mean the unleavened flatbreads made out of corn or wheat which originated in Mexico, or a Spanish omelette. “Torta” means cake or tart and “illa” is the dimunitive, i.e. it means little cake. […]
Eagerly I unpacked yet another box Abel & Cole sent my way for a review. This time it is pies. Not quite a summer dish to enjoy but very comforting nonetheless. Come and take a peek…
Confession time. We don’t own a barbecue. I can hear the gasps and howls of South Africans from far and wide. What kind of South African can I possibly be? Not a very good one, it seems. How can I possibly survive without one? Well, I’m still here to tell the story, plus my point […]
Lately I’ve been very lazy in the kitchen. For months on end I have been planning the week’s meals with militant precision and quite simply grew tired of it. All spontaneity has flown out of the window and I got seriously bored and not that excited about mealtimes. That’s it, I said, things are going […]