Braai, Light Meals, Salad

Good old traditional South African Potato Salad

My husband teazes me that I must be Irish because of my love of potatoes. But having said that, this is his favourite salad - combining the humble yet versatile┬ápotato with hard boiled eggs, chives and tangy mayonnaise. We can't go through Summer without having it at least a few times, especially with it being… Continue reading Good old traditional South African Potato Salad


Garlic Butter Braai Potatoes

Saturday was another gloriously bright sunny day and as this weekend is a long weekend with Monday being Labour Day, we're taking full advantage of relaxing at home and slapping a few chunks of meat onto the BBQ, or rather, the Braai. We have a small bbq, but being South African through and through, we… Continue reading Garlic Butter Braai Potatoes

Light Meals, Salad

Potato and Smoked Fish Salad

When baking, I generally follow a recipe pretty much exactly as it's written down and treat it like a science project, until such time as I know the recipe well and then begin experimenting. Each ingredient has a specific purpose and many are paired together in recipes because their properties need to interact and combine… Continue reading Potato and Smoked Fish Salad


Creamy Potato Bake

This post is for Sasha xx With the onset of Spring and now the warm lazy days of Summer, everyone dusts off the BBQ and looks for easy, delicious dishes to accompany the meat ingredients. This recipe has long been one of my favourites and I can't tell you how many times I've been asked… Continue reading Creamy Potato Bake