Beef shin stew with Parmesan dumplings

When I was little, I despised stew. I actually didn’t like my food touching each other at all and so a stew was pretty much a disaster for me. The only time I would eat it was when my mom [...]

Slow-Cooked Beef Brisket Chili

Even though it’s still quite cold in the mornings and evenings, signs of Spring are popping up everywhere. Our “Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” is sporting a few blooms, the [...]

Steak & Mushroom Pot Pies

It’s the 1st of August. How is it the 1st of August already? I say it every year and every year I feel like it’s going faster and faster. I sometimes feel overwhelmed at how quickly [...]

Beef Shin Pie

I have come to (and I mean, REALLY ) Beef shin this Winter. The cut of meat that is usually used for soup (sop bene) in South Africa has become my absolute favourite thing to co with. The [...]

Osso Buco with Gremolata

In Pretoria, Winter is here in every sense of the word. In the morning I struggle to get out of bed because, even though it’s usually a beautiful day outside, there’s an iciness in [...]