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With uncertainty at an all time high right now, especially with regards to being able to get enough food supplies, I thought it would be apt to include today a recipe I absolutely love, that can use mainly non-perishables or long lasting foods when fresh foods are hard to find. So herewith is once of…

Someday there will be no other way to shop if we’re going to carry on the way we are.  Sam and Dom saw this while travelling the world. They both met while working on yachts in Thailand. They had the fortune of living in many amazing places like France, Thailand, Greece, Congo and New Zealand.…

Someday there will be no other way to shop if we’re going to carry on the way we are. Sam and Dom saw this while travelling the world. They both met while working on yachts in Thailand. They had the fortune of living in many amazing places like France, Thailand, Greece, Congo and New Zealand.…

MANGO FROZEN YOGHURT Prep: 15 mins Cook: 3 hrs 30 mins Yields: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 large very ripe mango, peeled and cubed (about 2 cups cubed) 250 ml (1 cup) plain full-fat yogurt 60 ml (1/4 cup) honey 5 ml (1 tsp) vanilla extract 10 ml (2 tsp) lime juice Extra mango, to serve DIRECTIONS Place the mango…

WATERMELON, FETA AND DILL SUMMER SALAD This refreshing salad is the perfect accompaniment to any summer meal, or even a light lunch outdoors. The complimenting flavours are superb! Prep: 20 mins Yields: 6 INGREDIENTS 80 g Food Lover’s Market Baby Spinach, Rocket and Basil 200 g watermelon, cubed 200 g FLM feta cheese Fresh dill, to taste…

CHERRY CHOCOLATE TART WITH A PECAN NUT CRUST A deliciously rich and decadent chocolate tart, with pecan crust and topped with seasonal fresh cherries. Perfect with vanilla ice-cream. Yields: 6-8 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRUST 10 tennis biscuits 1 cup pecan nuts 4 Tbsp (60ml) demerara sugar ½ tsp (2.5ml) ground cinnamon 4 Tbsp (60ml) melted butter…

BEER BRAISED CORNED BEEF WITH A WHISKY MUSTARD GLAZE INGREDIENTS BEEF 1X Food Lover’s Market Corned Beef 3 garlic cloves, peeled and slightly squashed 1 large onion, sliced 1X bottle of lager GLAZE ¼ cup dark brown sugar 2 Tbsp (15ml) whisky 1 Tbsp smooth Dijon mustard 2 Tbsp whole grain Dijon mustard A pinch…

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…