Turkish Eggs with Hummus and Feta

Ingredients:   Smokey tomato sauce: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon cumin, finely ground 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon chilli flakes, finely ground 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 400g …

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Asian Style Valentine’s Meal

Asian style Valentine’s Meal   Salad Starter   1 baby gem lettuce, cut in half length ways Cremezola cheese (Woolworths) Nut and seed sprinkle (Woolworths) Red Miso dressing  (Woolworths) Basil pesto and mozzarella cheese pull …

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fillet recipe

Deconstructed Carpetbagger Fillet

Ingredients: 2 x 200 g fillet steaks 125 ml cream 1 tin smoked oysters Two knobs of butter 1 Tbs olive oil 30 ml finely chopped parsley Good quality barbeque basting sauce Method: 1 Heat …

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diy firelighters

DIY Firelighters

You will need: Used tea bags Paraffin Glass bottle Instructions: 1. Dry the used tea bags completely 2. Put them into a glass bottle 3. Fill the bottle with paraffin These home made recycled tea …

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fillet salad recipe

Fillet and Asparagus salad with chimichurri sauce

Ingredients: Salad 400 g beef fillet, pan-fried, grilled or braaied to your preference, and thinly sliced 1 bunch of asparagus, flash fried in butter 2 handfuls of rocket, or your favourite greens ½ yellow pepper, …

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cheesy garlic bread recipe

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Cheesy Garlic Bread Ingredients: 125g Melrose Sweetmilk cheese spread 125g soft salted butter 1 tablespoon crushed garlic 2 tablespoons of parsley, finely chopped 1 baguette Method: 1. Mix the Melrose cheese, butter, garlic and parsley …

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meat seasoning recipe

Meat Seasoning Recipe

Meat Seasoning Recipe Ingredients: 30ml coriander seeds 15ml cumin seeds 30ml black salt 15ml black pepper corns 15ml dried chilli flakes 15ml garlic flakes   Method: Place all the ingredients into a mortar, and using …

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pesto recipe

Coriander & Cashew Pesto

This pesto is great in pasta or even spread onto hot crusty bread straight from the oven – and it’s delicious drizzled over salads   Ingredients: 80 g fresh coriander 80 g cashew nuts 2 …

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DIY cocktail tips: Mixing the perfect Mojito

Summer is for sipping cocktails by the pool, and who doesn’t love a good mojito? Nothing says ‘luxurious tropics’ quite like the delicious, fresh, minty flavours of this much-loved cocktail.  Hailing from Havana, Cuba, this …

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Heritage Day

Heritage Day: Dish me something lekker and local

South Africa has a wide variety of dishes that are brimming with flavour to tantalise taste buds, and that is why we at Butcher Block are so proud to be part of this diverse nation! …

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