Pork & Apricot Curry with Tomatoes & Coconut – Sonia Cabano

Sonia Cabano's Pork & Apricot Curry with Tomatoes & Coconut Sonia says: “This recipe is Vindaloo-ish, but altogether milder, fruitier and sweeter while retaining the tang of the original pork vindaloo recipe. Coconut cream, tomatoes and apricots give this easy pork curry a deliciously creamy, fruity, sweet and sour taste. Even if you are not

Persiana Lamb Keftas with Jewelled Couscous – Sonia Cabano

Persiana Lamb Keftas with Jewelled Couscous from Persiana, adapted by Sonia Cabano Sonia says, "Keftas, koftas…just another name for deliciously fragrant, mildly spiced lamb meatballs beloved throughout the Levant. The recipe below was adapted from the one in Sabrina Ghayour’s Persiana cookbook, and it was made by my teenage daughter to celebrate her return to a

November 30th, 2015|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

The Great Gatsby

My son Peter and a group of his friends one Sunday morning after a particularly happy Saturday evening went down to the bottom end of Ottery and bought for themselves for breakfast a Masala Steak & Egg Gatsby - a culinary experience which hitherto had escaped me. Wikipedia tells us that a “Gatsby

September 13th, 2012|Categories: Michael's Writings|Tags: , |

Cook with Sonia – Kitchen Goddess

Sonia Cabano, well-known chef, cookbook author and TV presenter, now offers a series of fun, practical cooking lessons in a beautiful house in the heart of Cape Town's Tamboerskloof. Classes are accessible to even complete novices, while still appealing enough to seasoned cooks. Sonia teaches you handy tips and shortcuts, basic techniques, how

December 9th, 2010|Categories: Michael's Writings|Tags: |