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District delicious

Posted on Wednesday, 29 August 2012 by in Taste

This Emmarentia eatery serves simple Cape curries like ouma used to make THE INTRODUCTION: District 6 Eatery occupies what used to be a paint shop on the sunny side of the boulevard at the top of Greenhill Road in Emmarentia. Unlike Joburg’s other dining streets, this one is wide enough and quiet enough to make [...]

Chicken with fennel, preserved lemon and olives

Posted on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 by in Taste

This beautifully bright Moroccan dish is the perfect comfort food. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 40 minutes plus soaking time Cooking time: 30 minutes You will need 900g chicken leg quarters or thighs, preferably organic and free-range 2 tbsp coarse sea salt 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 225g onions, sliced 1 tsp crushed garlic 1 large or [...]

Lamb tagine with medjoul dates

Posted on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 by in Taste

This recipe comes from the Souss, where argan oil is produced and is often used to flavour all sorts of dishes, including this tagine. You don’t need to use it, but if you’ve been to that part of Morocco and have eaten this tagine there, you’ll miss it if you don’t. Use Medjoul dates, pitted [...]

Pasta carbonara

Posted on Tuesday, 14 August 2012 by in Taste

This Italian dish pasta served with smoked bacon and a creamy parmesan sauce is quick and easy to make. Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes You will need Cooked fettuccine pasta 200g diced smoked bacon ½ small onion, finely sliced Olive oil 250ml double cream 120g parmesan cheese, grated 2 egg yolks [...]

Tandoori king prawns

Posted on Monday, 13 August 2012 by in Taste

The flavour of the mustard oil and ajwain (carom) seeds is wonderfully intense. The secret of tandoori dishes lies mostly in the marinade, which does everything for you. There’s not much for the cook to do. Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 minutes plus marinating time Cooking time: 10 minutes You will need For the first marinade: [...]