Balancing between tradition and innovation, this dish proved to be truly exquisite. Grilled sheep tails create a flavorful ragù in a homemade pasta and then topped with a creamy béchamel and Parmesan cheese.
Waterblommetjiebredie is a traditional South African stew made with waterblommetjies, which are small water lily flowers found in freshwater ponds and marshes. The dish originated in the Western Cape region of South Africa and is known for its unique and earthy flavors.
Moussaka is a traditional and flavorful dish that originates from the Mediterranean region, particularly Greece and the Middle East. It is a delicious and hearty casserole-style dish that features layers of eggplant, ground meat, and a rich tomato-based sauce, all topped with a creamy béchamel sauce.
I was looking for a leg of lamb recipe after I got a very nice piece of lamb from our local butcher in Melkbosstrand. Not wanting to go the traditional oven baked route, I decided to look for something more exciting and opted for this Ottolenghi’s Barbequed Leg of Lamb with Almonds recipe.
I recently got some very impressive sheep tails i.e. skaapstertjies from a friend in Loeriesfontein, a small village in the Northern Cape situated in the Hantam region. This area is renowned for its sheep farming and its hospitality.
We decided to have a shootout between Rogan Josh and Punjabi Tariwala Gosht and see which curry we prefer.
Arní me fasolákia is a Greek lamb stew with green beans and tomato sauce. Arní translates to lamb and fasolákia translates to green beans or string beans. As a twist I added baby onions, garlic and cumin which is not traditionally done.
It’s already August and I realized that I’ve only made a vindaloo and butter chicken this winter. Not that you cannot make a curry any time of the year but spicy food always seems nicer on a cold day. As it’s a chilly week in Cape Town it seemed like the perfect time for a Lamb Rogan Josh.
As date night and Women’s Day were on the same day this year, I decided to make a three course meal for Tanya. The three meals consisted of sticky chicken wings, kudu sosaties and bread pudding.