Mozambique Cuisine...Africa on fire This weekend I was fortunate enough to be one of the presenters on stage at the Gold Coast Food and Wine Expo. Who would have thought that a little blond haired Zimbabwean, growing up in the most remote corners of Africa, would...read more
If you haven’t heard about Oz Harvest I really recommend supporting their amazing initiatives. Promoting and focusing on reducing food waste and rescuing food to distribute to people in need, makes this a charity very close to my heart. I am lucky enough to have met...read more
Vanilla Zulu Orange, Pistachio and Vanilla Christmas Mince Pie with spun sugar bling Tart shell 1 ½ cups / 180g plain flour 60g almond meal, toasted ½ cup / 110g sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 140g cold butter, chopped Zest of 1 Orange 2 tablespoons pistachio...read more
Dirty Black Beef with biltong, chilli, pistachio and coriander bling Anyone that knows me also knows that I'm the worlds laziest chef. If there is a shortcut or if I can shave some time off and still get my beautiful result, I'm just all for it. Which is...read more
Four years is a very long time not to return to see friends and family, but the amazing news is that I leave in less than two weeks, and there is much excitement! Australia is most definitely my home now, but I will always have Africa beating through my veins. I've...read more
Bling up your next roast with this fabulous 'spray-tanned' roast chicken! Roast chicken is an all time favourite. It's the definitive crowd pleaser and will never go out of fashion. 'Bling' up your next roast with this fabulous turmeric and curry...read more
I'm so excited! My mother arrived last week to be with me and her beloved grandson's. It's been two years since I last saw her so it's just a relief to have her here for Mother's Day. And although we Skype and call and Whatsapp all the time, nothing can beat a cup...read more
Ras el Hanout Spice Mix I know this like a massive investment, but once you have this made up, you will use it in so many different dishes! There are so many varieties of ras el hanout, you will eventually end up with your own special blend…just like I did! Make a...read more
Stir fries are a wonderful, healthy, economical family meal. Not only are they tasty, they are bursting with health and nutrition and are full of colour, flavour and personality.
BUT…are your stir fries soggy and full of liquid, or are they gloriously sticky like your favourite take away from you Asian restaurant!
There are so many varieties of the good old stir fry so the only wisdom I can impart is on how to cook it successfully every time! Get that wok out guys and let’s get cooking!read more
Magical Moroccan Mince with a pistachio and date gravel CHEFS MINCE NOTE: REMEMBER if there is grey liquid in you pan at any stage it is simply because the pan is too cold, you are stirring too much, and the mince is stewing. Scrape all the mince to the...read more