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Debbie’s 50th birthday function

Here are some tasty snaps from Debbie’s 50th birthday function.

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On Spring, Sundays and Sardines …

Portuguese Sardines When I lived in Johannesburg, I had a Portuguese friend who, every now and then, would treat me to a simple feast of grilled sardines. It was the plain simplicity of the meal which I really loved. My friend Ruiz would use his mother’s recipe and serve the delicious sardines on a Portuguese…

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Wheat Free Orange & Almond Cake

Oranges and Lemons One of the wonderful things about living in the Cape is the access we have to the produce from the farmlands close by – from fruit and vegetables, to nuts, chicken, red meat, fish and dairy products. At Appetite, we draw much of our inspiration and ingredients from the farms and markets…

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Oreo & Nutella Cheesecake

Oreos & Nutella Cheesecake Thanks to Nigella Lawson for this one! Ingredients For The Crust: • 170g or one packet of Oreo biscuits • 80g butter, melted • 30g dessicated coconut For The Filling: • 500g Cream Cheese • 75g Icing sugar, sifted (or 3Tbsp Honey) • 1 Tbsp Cornflour, sifted • 1 Tbsp Vanilla…

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Crunchy Toffee Apples

Crunchy Toffee Apples from Oriental Dinner Party Cookbook by the Australian Women’s Weekly Ingredients • 4 Granny Smith Apples, peeled • Vegetable Oil for Deep frying • 1 Egg, beaten • 60ml Milk Batter: • 2 Cups Self-Raising Flour • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil • 2 Cups Water Toffee: • 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil •…

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Banana Fritters

Banana Fritters from Street Cafe by Annabel Jackson Ingredients • 55g Cake Flour • 25g Caster Sugar • 1 Egg, beaten • 60ml Milk • 4 Bananas – approx 600g • Vegetable Oil for frying Method: 1 Mix the flour, sugar, egg and milk together to make a smooth batter. Leave to rest for 1…

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Spiced Duck Breast

Spiced Duck Breast from Marie Claire by Michelle Cranston Ingredients • 4 Duck Breast Fillets, skin on • 1/2 tsp Sichuan Peppercorns • 1 Tbsp Sea Salt • 4 Dried Shiitake Mushrooms • 400g Butternut, peeled and cubed • 2 Tbsp Light Olive Oil • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar • 1 Star Anise • 125ml…

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