BLUEBERRY PINOTAGE & THYME SAUCE A tangy sauce filled with festive Christmassy flavours is superb served with turkey, roast chicken or even an ostrich fillet. Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins Yields: 6 servings INGREDIENTS 200g blueberries 1 cup (250ml) Beyerskloof Piontage 1 cup (250ml) sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 5 springs thyme DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients in…

PANNA COTTA WITH HONEY ROASTED PEACHES A rich Italian dessert of sweetened cream topped with tart summer fruit flavours. It looks beautiful to serve and has a light, silky texture.Serve with a glass of Prosecco and with each sip you could whisk your way to Italy, under the South African sun. Yields: 6 servings INGREDIENTS PANNA…

PERI PERI BEER & BACON CASHEW NUTS Create your own crispy coated nuts with everyone’s favourite – bacon bits. Peri Peri cashews are perfect as they come, but divine when you fry them up in this recipe combination. Just make sure you make enough, because everyone will want some more! Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins Yields: 6-8…

STONE FRUIT PAVLOVA A elegant meringue dessert with fresh fruit. Originally from New Zealand, this This refreshing dessert pairs perfectly with our summer weather. Piled with fresh fruit, the colours and freshness attract the eyes first. Yields: 8 servings INGREDIENTS STONE FRUIT TOPPING 250 ml (1 cup) sugar 250 ml (1 cup) water Pinch of saffron…

PEACH CLAFOUTIS A French-inspired summery pudding is sure to impress your friends, but it’s as easy as making waffles. A great way to serve up summer fruit, served warm. Prep: 20 mins Cook: 50 mins Yields: Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 5 dessert peaches, pitted, halved and sliced ½ cup all purpose flour, sifted 2 Tbs self-raising flour, sifted ¼…

SPANSPEK AND BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST BOWLS Refreshing spanspek bowls brimming with blueberries are a fresh start to these sweltering summer days. Or even enjoyed as a light “pick me up” during the day that is both cooling and packed with feel good nutrients. Prep: 15 mins Yields: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 2 Spanspek, halved and deseeded 1 1/2 cups cream…

FIVE SPICE BRAISED OXTAIL This is a wonderfully fragrant, deliciously sticky, rich, mouthwatering dish that will definitely have you coming back for seconds. Prep: 30 mins Cook: 2 hrs 30 mins INGREDIENTS 2 kg oxtail joints, fat trimmed Flour for dusting 2 tbsp olive oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2 onions peeled, finely sliced 1 red chilli,…

COCKTAIL TOMATO AND ROCKET PASTA WITH CRISPY PANCETTA Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Yields: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 600g cocktail tomatoes 6 garlic cloves, skin on A handful of fresh rosemary stalks Salt and pepper Olive oil 500g linguine pasta A couple of handfuls of wild rocket leaves 300g pancetta, roughly chopped Parmesan shavings DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven…

SPRING AVOCADO SALAD WITH CHILLI AND ORANGE SALAD A fresh green Spring salad with creamy avocados, shavings of parmesan cheese, dressed in a sweet orange and chilli dressing, with hints of smoked paprika. Prep: 20 mins Yields: 6 servings INGREDIENTS SALAD 150g rocket leaves 100g mixed lettuce leaves 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 spring onion, finely sliced…

SAVANNA CHICKEN WITH TOASTED CIABATTA No more dry chicken, thanks to Savanna Dry! Enjoy a moist chicken one-dish roast with irresistible crispy, toasted ciabatta Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins Yields: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 10 chicken drumsticks 20 garlic cloves, skin on A large handful of thyme sprigs 1 Savanna Dry (330ml) Salt 1 loaf of ciabatta bread,…