Tag Archives: Epicurean

What’s soft, yellow, thick skinned and now mostly black?

No Simpkins, it’s not any southern African government. Take a hundred lines, “I must not see political allegories in recipe posts.” Don’t argue Simpkins, I don’t care what you heard about banana republics on the news; this is cookery class. … Continue reading

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This pie who loved me–A Karoo discovery

To say that I’m a sucker for a nice pie might infer that I have a periodontal anomaly, rendering me unable to chew the thing properly. Not the case at all, I’m happy to say. No, all dinner manglers, (with … Continue reading

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Visiting Cape Town? Tranquility and Serendipity.

I think the word Serendipity is used all too seldom, don’t you? For those unacquainted with the word, it is NOT the happy discovery of a good hair product – which is Serendipity-Doo – and something else entirely. Could the … Continue reading

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Exhilarating Chilli Biltong recipe–tried and tested

OPEN SAUCE BILTONG RECIPES You read it here first folks Your devoted blogger has a bit of a thing for chillies. However, let me hasten to add that he is not one of those macho types that munch their way … Continue reading

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Brilliant Biltong (Cognac Flavoured) Recipe–Tried & Tested

“Ho ho ho!” No, it’s not Hugh Heffner calling his three little maidens. It is Christmas in August, for I bring you glad tidings of great joy. The flavoured biltong recipes are ready for consumption. [By the way, you can … Continue reading

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Unsurpassed Biryani – exotic, rich AND actually quite healthy.

I think it’s about time you lot had something good to eat again. I thought we’d have an exotic epicurean experience today (foreign nosh – for my erudite reader). Well it is exotic, unless you happen to live in or … Continue reading

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Outstanding Biltong Recipe – Tried and tested.

[2014 amendment – another biltong recipe (cognac-flavoured biltong) can be found here] South Africa is enjoying the afterglow of the Soccer World Cup and if you were brave enough to visit our country, you might also have been brave enough … Continue reading

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