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Recipes tagged with: Flavoursome

Chives
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Chives

It is one of the most common herbs that is grown in every herb garden! They are more pleasing in taste!
Cloves

Cloves

The word ‘clove’ is from the Latin word for ‘nail’. Cloves are the immature unopened flower buds of a tropical tree; they resemble small nails, with a tapered stem. The large end of the clove is the four-pointed flower bud.  It has a warm, pungent, and aromatic bouquet. Its flavour is sweetly pungent, astringent, and strongly aromatic, providing a anesthetic feel to the mouth when bitten on.
Curried Butternut Soup
  • Time: 60 min cooking time
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  • 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.

Dill

The plant is grown in the herb garden towards the back for it grows to be about 2-3 feet with ferny type leaves which makes for a pretty background to other herbs. It is an annual plant grown mostly from seed which produces heads of tiny yellow flowers. It does prefer full sun and will re-seed itself if you let the flowers go to seed in the fall.
Easy Chicken Dish

Easy Chicken Dish

A simple dish for a special occasion.  Or treat the family!
Fish in spicy tomato

Fish in spicy tomato

This is so delicious you won’t even miss the fat.
Serve with almost fat-free chips.
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. 
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.
Parsley
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Parsley

Welcome parsley into your kitchen!  It is a great all around herb. It quickly adds a touch of color and texture to any recipe. The aroma and taste of parsley is very distinctive for a herb that is generally described as being mild and non obtrusive.
It is best to avoid large amounts of parsley if you are pregnant, especially the use of the volatile essential oil.
South African Chutney
  • Time: 2 to 2 1/2 hours cooking
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Afrikaans

South African Chutney

If you enjoy the Original Mrs Ball's Chutney from South Africa you are sure to like this recipe.  To be enjoyed with most meat dishes! Especially good with curry.  Give your toasted cheese sandwhich a new flavour.
Sweet Chilli Chicken Pizza Topping

Sweet Chilli Chicken Pizza Topping

Chicken breats with a very mild chilli sauce on pizza is sure to be a favourite.  This can serve about 2-3 of my large pizzas.
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Thyme

Fresh garden thyme is an herb that has thin grayish green leaves and a subtle lemon, yet minty aroma and taste. Thyme is used in a wide variety of cuisine, but is most closely associated with French cuisine.  It also has medicinal value.
Tomato Chutney
  • Time: 1 hour 15 min
  • Complexity: easy
  • Origin: Afrikaans

Tomato Chutney

Serve with braaied meat and pap, or on cheese sandwiches. Compliment many other meals.  Stores for six months, in a cool, dark place. Refrigerate after opening.