Cape Mediterranean by Ilse van der Merwe, a compilation of her dishes, beautiful photography by Tasha Seccombe - 'this is how we eat'...
The grapes for the De Grendel Op Die Berg Pinot Noir 2015 come from a specially created Wine Appellation in the Witzenberg Mountains near Ceres. Unique continental climate.
Mulderbosch Sauvignon Blanc Noble Late Harvest 2014, perfect partner to Ilse van der Merwe’s Ultimate chicken liver pâté – 28.02.2018
Botrytis Cinerea or the Noble Rot, turns grapes into golden raisins from which the sublime Mulderbosch Noble Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2014, perfect with Ilse van der Merwe's exceptional Paté.
Zevenwacht Sauvignon Blanc 2016 So often when you buy a bottle of wine, you have no idea about what the winery looks like, its setting, its history and the climatic conditions which surround the vineyards. Zevenwacht has a modern winery which is behind the most beautiful Cape Dutch Manor House of the most amazing proportions,
Zevenwacht Manor House with vineyards up the hill Now here’s a fine thing - Zevenwacht Z 360° Sauvignon Blanc 2015! Zevenwacht, the Estate with the most beautiful Manor House overlooking a lake, is the perfect situation for making fine Sauvignon Blanc. Cooling breezes off False Bay blowing gently up the hills ameliorates the Summer heat
Ilse van der Merwe's Ultimate chicken liver pâté with brandy & cream Ilse says: "This recipe contains all the great ingredients for a fabulous grown-up pâté: chicken livers, onions, garlic, butter, fresh thyme, cream and brandy. Use a stick blender or food processor to process it to a very smooth pulp, then refrigerate until set.
Lekkerbek Bobotie Ilse van der Merwe turns to Huisgenoot Top 500 Wenresepte, published in 2006. This book is the work of Carmen Niehaus, who must be one of the most read food editors in the country as Huisgenoot has a huge readership. Though many Bobotie dishes, mine included, claim to be the best,
Ilse van der Merwe's Classic French Coq au VIn Ilse van der Merwe, also known as The Food Fox and Die Kos Vos is a food person through and through. Teacher, writer, recipe developer and so much more. Ingredients serves 4-6, but this recipe can easily be doubled to feed a large crowd
Ilse van der Merwe'sBobotie with yellow pappardelle & poached egg Ilse van der Merwe, who owns The Demo Kitchen in Stellenbosch, well worth a visit if you have not been there, well worth it. She is an excellent cook and food blogger and teacher. There’s always a little quirky edge to her food
Ilse van der Merwe, also known as The Food Fox, in her demo KITCHEN Ilse van der Merwe is one of my favourite food writers. Enthusiastic, innovative and her website www.thefoodfox.com is full of exciting food ideas. Ilse appears regularly on television and does regular pieces for The Pretty Blog. Last year she
Ginger Kisses - Ilse van der Merwe Ginger kisses – makes 24: 250g soft butter 115g icing sugar, sieved 1 egg, lightly beaten 15ml ground ginger 225g plain/cake flour 150g cornflour (Maizena) Filling: 250g mascarpone 50g stem ginger or preserved ginger 15ml stem ginger syrup or maple syrup 50g demerara sugar 2,5ml vanilla
Ilse van der Merwe's Beef burger with brie & figs Ingredients: (makes 3 extra-large patties or 4 large patties) 500 g lean beef mince 1 large egg 1 small slice of bread, finely crumbed generous amount of salt and pepper (at least 1 t salt and 1/2 t pepper) oil for frying (I
Ilse van der Merwe's Organic beetroot soup with Greek yoghurt & chivesphoto by Tasha Seccombe My friends at Genesis Farm surprised me the other day with another basket full of beautiful organic vegetables: an assortment of chillies, some quirky-looking carrots, perfectly round squash, a few large beetroots, and the most beautiful red noodle
Ilse van der Merwe's Potato gnocchi with panfried mushrooms & sage butter Potato gnocchi has a bad reputation for being difficult and temperamental. I recently got the hang of it and it is now a regular favourite in my household. It’s amazing how the humble potato can be turned into something so delicately
Ilse van der Merwe's Grilled whole trout stuffed with lemon, fennel & herbs Ilse van der Merwe is a food writer, recipe developer, teach and so much more. Her website from which this recipe comes [with her kind permission] is www.thefoodfox.com and is well worth a visit. Ilse van der Merwe
Ilse van der Merwe'sClassic Caesar Salad Ilse van der Merwe is a well known food writer, food stylist, photographer, teacher, her talents have no ending to them. Ilse van der MerweFood writer, blogger, teacher This is Ilse van der Merwe’s version of the iconic, classic Caesar salad. It’s all in the