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Cook with Biltong, Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

The Cook with Biltong Club: Biltong and guacamole blinis

It’s time for my monthly recipe using that fabulous ingredient – biltong. Three simple elements make up the most fantastic canapes that will wow your guests. Heat the biltong in the oven for about 5 mins on about 120C before you top the blinis with it, it really brings out the flavour. This is real […]

Recipes, Soup recipes

Smoked haddock and butternut soup

I’ve been going through the highly satisfying process of emptying my freezer! I love rummaging through it, seeing what my options are for dinner and coming up with a recipe using what I have. Today I found this amazing smoked haddock which came in a box of fish that I won from www.delishfish.co.uk. I’ve also […]

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My recipe for traditional South African Bobotie

Bobotie is a traditional South African dish made of lamb mince mixed with spices and fruit and a creamy egg topping. It’s a great combination of flavours and textures and really easy to make. There are plenty of different ways to make it, this is the one I’ve perfected to my taste. Experiment with spices […]

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The Cook with Biltong Club: Tarts with biltong, gorgonzola and figs

Here’s what I made using biltong this month. These tarts are amazingly easy to make and quite miraculous. You put a flat piece of raw pastry topped with the ingredients into the oven and 15 minutes later beautiful little puffy tarts oozing deliciousness appear. So quick and easy. I used ready-made, ready-rolled pastry which makes […]

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Book review: Absolutely Foolproof Food for Family and Friends by Rosemary Shrager

I love recipe books and really cherish my collection (which keeps growing of course). They’re a comforting feature in my kitchen bookcase, ready for me to delve into whenever I need inspiration. I can’t tell you how many Saturday mornings I’ve spent sitting on the floor surrounded by cookbooks, planning my weekend’s dining. So I […]

Cook with Biltong, Meat recipes, Uncategorized

Join the club: Cook with Biltong

I’ve loved biltong for as long as I can remember (it probably was given to me when I was teething as a baby – the hard sticks are great for emerging teeth). Growing up in Zimbabwe meant it was always plentiful in our house. This fantastic delicacy is basically dried meat (usually beef but can […]