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Melktert (Milk Tart)

Posted on June 25th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, South Africa

Melktert is traditional Milk Tart. It is a traditional South African tart that is very easy to prepare and very popular. Best home made as per recipe but you can buy Melktert in supermarkets. Preparation takes about 30 minutes, cooking …

Orange Cake

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Desserts, Spain

A Traditional dessert cake recipe from Valencia where the best oranges are grown. Easy to make, fun to decorate! Decorate the cake with pieces of mandarin, orange rinds or chocolate shavings and delight your guests with this pleasant dessert. Variation …

Almond Snaps

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, Spain, Sweets

Almond Snaps are delicious served at the end of a meal with coffee. The secret to perfect snaps is to spread the mixture very thinly so that as it cooks, it takes on a lacelike appearance. As soon as they …

Gazpacho

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Soups, Spain, Starters

Gazpacho is refreshingly cold on hot summer days. This classic Spanish soup combines the best summer vegetables. Use the freshest, highest quality ingredients you can afford for a simply stunning soup. The soup needs to be made ahead of time …

Fisherman’s Soup

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Fish Dishes, Portugal, Soups, Starters

A traditional soup made with Mackeral and Hake fillets, although any available fish can be added. Try it with some fresh prawns added at the end, salmon and whiting also make a good base fish for the soup. Serve it …

Chouriço

Posted on June 19th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Meat Dishes, Portugal

Portuguese chouriço is made with pork, fat, wine, paprika and salt. It is then stuffed into tripe (natural or artificial) and slowly dried over smoke. It is also used on pizzas and cut into tiny portions and served in a …

Koeksisters

Posted on June 18th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, South Africa, Sweets

Koeksisters (or Koeksusters) are a traditional South African dessert. They are a syrup-coated doughnut that is twisted into a braided shape (like a plait), prepared by deep-frying the dough in oil and then dipping the fried dough into cold sugar …

Kartoffelsuppe

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Germany, Soups, Starters

Kartoffelsuppe is German Potato Soup that is easy to make and delicious. For a tasty variation, fry some bacon and fry it with the onion. There are many variations of this recipes, some of which we will present over the …

Brötchen

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Bread, Germany

Brötchen are German rolls that are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Serve with dinner or as a snack with cheese or jams.

Anzac Biscuits

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Australia, Desserts, Sweets

Traditional Australian Biscuits made with rolled oats, cocunut and sugar, this recipe makes about 30 biscuits. (+/- 30 minutes preparation time).

Grilled Pasta Salad

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Italy, Pasta, Salads

This grilled pasta salad is easy to prepare and a great meal accompaniment or a meal on its own. Try your own variations by adding additional vegetables or changing the vegetable suggested.

Spinach Lasagna

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Italy, Main Course, Pasta

An easy vegetarian Lasagna made with spinach and 4 cheese varieties. This tasty dish is best served with a large salad and will satisfy 8 to 10 people.

Tomato Bredie

Posted on June 8th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Main Course, Meat Dishes, South Africa

A thick, richly flavoured lamb and tomato stew, of Malay origin, but popular throughout South Africa. Ideal served on a bed of rice, to warm away the winter chills.

Bauernfrühstück

Posted on June 7th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Breakfast, Germany

Bauernfrühstück – a traditional German recipe, “Bauernfrühstück” literally translates to Farmer’s Breakfast. This is a substantial breakfast dish of omelette with bacon, onions and potatoes. A satisfying and very tasty start to the day!

Schwarzwälderkirschtorte

Posted on June 6th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Cakes, Germany

Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte is a traditional German chocolate layer cake which is soaked in Kirsch liqueur, has a cherry filling and is topped with cream. In 1949 Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte took 13th place in the list of best-known German cakes. Since then …

Crème de petits pois

Posted on June 5th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: France, Soups, Starters

Crème de petits pois is Cream of Pea Soup made to a french recipe with thawed, frozen Petit Pois peas, potatoes and onions. The soup is an ideal starter especially on a cold winter evening. Should be served piping hot!

Shrimps flambéed in Cognac

Posted on June 5th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Fish Dishes, France, Starters

A stylish starter which is quick and easy to prepare and bound to make a big impression on your guests. Popular in France and impressive when flambéed at the table. Should be served piping hot immediately after preparation.

Meringues with Chestnut Cream

Posted on June 5th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Desserts, France, Sweets

Meringues are piled high with a chestnut purée and whipped cream drizzled over them. Chestnut has an awesome affinity with meringue and adding whipped cream transforms this into a sophisticated Dessert – ideal for a fancy dinner party.

Fish & Chips

Posted on June 4th, 2007 by Head Chef
Filed in: Fish Dishes, Great Britain, Main Course

Fresh, filleted fish wrapped in a crispy and flavor packed batter. Traditionally served with chunky potato wedges or chips. Best accompanied only by salt and vinegar.