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Light meals

 Best-ever steak sandwich
  • Time: 45 min.
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Afrikaans

Best-ever steak sandwich

This is an economical way to serve steak for the whole family.
Almost fat-free chips
  • Time: 30-40 minute baking time
  • Complexity:
  • Origin: Afrikaans

Almost fat-free chips

Serve with your favorite meal for a healthy alternative.
Avocado salsa

Avocado salsa

This salsa  goes well with many dishes, grilled or braaied chicken, wraps, fish, and curries. A must for mexican dishes.
Beef and broccoli stir-fry
  • Time: 10 min cooking time
  • Complexity:
  • Origin: Asian

Beef and broccoli stir-fry

Don’t be put off by the list of ingredients – with good preparation this meal will be ready in minutes.
Calfornia Roll Sushi
  • Time: 60 min
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Asian

Calfornia Roll Sushi

Everyone loves this kind of sushi roll.  The avocado is what makes this recipe special. You will love its smooth, buttery taste. Make sure you choose one that is perfectly ripe. The skin should be slightly soft when you poke. Avocados spoil fast so make sure to use them right away.
Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad

Pasta salad with chicken is perfect for a simple meal on a hot day.  Do not be afraid to substitute with leftover roast chicken that has been diced.  This can feed many mouths.
Curried Butternut Soup
  • Time: 60 min cooking time
  • Complexity:
  • Origin: Afrikaans

Curried Butternut Soup

Our family's favourite soup is this thick curry soup with the sweetness of butternut .  This amount of soup must be cooked in at least a 10lt pot. Serve it with lots of warm garlic bread.  A great accompaniment is Egyptian Dukkah. Sprinkle over liberally. Bacon can be substituted with any left-over smoked pork.
Curried Eggs
  • Time: 35 min
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Indian

Curried Eggs

This is a Van der Merwe family favourite. This is a mild curry.  Chilli can added to make stronger curry. This amount of suce should be enough for a about 12 -14 eggs.
Delicious Monster Salad
  • Time: 45 min preparation
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Afrikaans

Delicious Monster Salad

A delicious salad with raw broccoli that lasts very well.  Perfect to take on a camping trip or accompany a braai.
Grilled fish with avocado salsa

Grilled fish with avocado salsa

Any type of fish, filleted or whole, may be used in this recipe. This salsa also goes well with grilled or braaied chicken.
Jaco's Relish

Jaco's Relish

My father-in-law makes this delicious 'concoction' with chillies and onions that they preserve and eat with most savoury dishes.  It will really spice-up sandwiches as well.  The amount of heat you get depends on the type of chilli you use, and the amount can easily be adjusted accordingly. 
Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Salad

A simple yet delicious salad for good health.
Minestrone
  • Time: 45 min. cooking time
  • Complexity:
  • Origin: Italy

Minestrone

An easy, yet delicious, soup which can be made in a short time with simple, inexpensive ingredients. 
Mixed Garden Salad

Mixed Garden Salad

A delightful salad that serves well as side dish with pasta dishes, or could be served as a starter.  ingredients could be altered according to the season.
Oriental Curried Chicken with Peanuts
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Asian

Oriental Curried Chicken with Peanuts

A delicious chicken dish full of flavour to serve with salad or as starter.
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