Posts Tagged “cheese”

Croq Masier – Skinny Chef Recipe

The croque monsieur is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. A croque madame is a version of the dish topped with a fried egg. This snack is comfort feed at its’ best. Claire Allen shares her version of this recipe with us. Croq…

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Classic Cheeseburger for International Burger Day

Classic Cheeseburger for International Burger Day

Good grilled beef and thick melted cheese – burger bliss! Tomorrow, 28 May, is International Burger Day. That has to be one of our favourite days! And to celebrate, we’re indulging in a classic Cheeseburger. Ok, we’re adding chopped sundried tomato but this is to boost the cheese flavor. The key to a good cheeseburger…

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Fig & Brie Burger – adding a little French flavour to our burger

Fig & Brie Burger –  adding a little French flavour to our burger

  We definitely have a thing for all things French at the moment. Did you read about our Good France experience? And why not give  our favourite food, the burger, a little “je ne sais quoi” (that’s French for a quality that cannot be described). In a country where fine food is the normal, the…

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Peppadew and Haloumi Ostrich Burger

Peppadew and Haloumi Ostrich Burger

  Peppadews are uniquely South African and I just love them! The piquante peppers have a sweet flavour with a little bit of a bite. They’re great to use in dishes where you want a bit of spice but you’re not ready to go full on chilli! They pair beautifully with ostrich and haloumi to…

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Guinness Burger with Irish Cheddar

Guinness Burger with Irish Cheddar

Johannesburg today is rainy and grey. Exactly most of the days I spent in Ireland. The perfect ode to St Patrick. I fell in love with the Emerald Isle from the moment I first set eyes on the countryside. What an incredibly adventurous trip it was! From kissing the Blarney Stone, to learning some Irish…

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TGIBN – Black and Blue Burgers {Recipe}

TGIBN – Black and Blue Burgers {Recipe}

I heard about Black and Blue Burgers and the name alone intrigued me.  I was keen to make them for one of our burger nights.  Black refers to the black spice and blue refers to the lovely blue cheese layer in the middle. As we only had Ostrich mince in the fridge, I decided it…

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7 Layer Bean Dip {Recipe}

Winter in Johannesburg is all about clear skies and sunny days, making it perfect for one of my favourite foodie activities – a picnic. I love spreading a blanket out on the grass, laying all the food out, pouring a glass of wine and then lying back to eat. This dip is perfect with any…

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Baked Chilli Poppers {Recipe}

Cheesy chilli goodness, baked in the oven for a healthier crunch, for a delicious party snack. 6 Large Jalapenos 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup cream cheese 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup flour salt and pepper Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Line a baking tray with foil Prepare your chillies…

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