Roasted Bacon & Apple Wedges

Bacon, apple and sage.  A combination of note.  These drool-worthy mouthfuls are so quick and easy to prepare. Serve as a snack, starter or even as a side dish with roast pork.  Be still, my bacon loving...

Roasted Porky Apples

Another scrummy side dish or starter idea for your festive meal this Christmas. No recipe needed for this. Simply core Pink lady apples and stuff with pork sausage meat or leftover stuffing and a few sprigs of...

Smoky Pork, Bean and Vegetable Cassoulet

We're in for some cold and wet weather in Cape Town for the next couple of days and I've got just the dish to keep you snug as a bug. My smoky pork, bean and vegetable cassoulet. I use smoked pork rashers,...

Bacon & Mushroom Gnocchi Cheese

It's no secret that I love a saucy, cheesy, bubbling pasta bake. One of life's greatest comforts in my opinion. I decided to go next level with my usual mac 'n cheese. I used ready made potato gnocchi from...

Coq au Vin on Roasted Butternut Mash

  Coq au vin is one of my favourite winter casseroles. To be honest, I can eat this classic French dish all year round. Succulent chicken, mushrooms, bacon and baby onions cooked in a rich red wine sauce...