Books for Cooks – The South African Milk Tart Collection

The South African Milk Tart Collection by Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy There cannot be a single Afrikaans speaking family in the country that has escaped the bliss of the iconic South African dessert and tea bake Milk Tart.  There may be many who have not tasted it and more’s the pity. As with most

Books for Cooks for Christmas – Koekedoor 2

Koekedoor 2 There are baking reality shows and there are baking reality shows and there is Koekedoor.  Certainly, a HUGE favourite for me once a week when the two series have been broadcast.  Hundreds of thousands of viewers each week watched the three wonderful and talented judges sitting in judgement over an enchanting group of

Prawn Po-Boy sandwich – Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy

Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy's Prawn Po-Boy Callie says No one forgets their first po-boy. More so if, like me, you are a sandwich fanatic and a prawn lover. My first one was in Charleston, South Carolina, and while a mere filly compared to the racehorse below, it was still fantastic. Traditionally the

Mini Smoked Snoek Cakes – Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy

Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy's Mini Smoked Snoek Cakes with Apricot Mayonnaise Naturally you can substitute any fish of choice for snoek, however as kids from the west coast of South Africa, snoek remains our firm favourite. Ingredients 4 cups (160 g) cornflakes or panko (Japanese breadcrumbs) 500 g smoked snoek 1 onion,

Coconut Prawns – Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy

Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy'sCoconut Prawns Unique sister and brother food-styling team Mari-Louis Guy and Callie Maritz are freelance food-stylists and the authors of 5 cookbooks.  I am delighted to be sharing their recipes on my website. The prawns Preheat the oven. Set to grill. Use a baking mat or spray a baking