Tag Archives: Nutrition

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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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 131

A-one and a-two and…. Come on you lot. Don’t risk injury to yourself by not warming up before we lay into an Old Master. A hearty welcome if you’ve just joined us. Wednesday is when we partake in our fine … 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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