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Thai Sweetcorn Fritters {Tod Man Khao Pod}

Thai Sweetcorn Fritters {Tod Man Khao Pod}

If you’ve been to Thailand or eaten at Simply Asia you would know about these little sweet corn cakes. They are often served as street food or as a starter at Simply Asia with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. Our South African version of a […]

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Last year I attended a Cuppa for Cansa High Tea at Tokai Melomed, which Kamini Pather hosted. She demo’d Risotto Milanese which is a traditional Italian dish flavoured with Saffron. The addition of Garam Masala was inspired by Biryani flavours. I couldn’t see much from […]

Pineapple Carpaccio

Pineapple Carpaccio

I ate this delicious dish at the Country Road High Summer launch. It was demo’d as a Dessert but I thought it would be suitable for an Amuse Bouche for my culturally appropriated Christmas Dinner. It has 3 of the 5 tastes (Sweet, Sour and […]