serves: 8 to 10 Time: 45 to 50 minutes plus 30 to 35 min cooking MURBTEIG PASTRY: 3/4 pound (2 1/2 cups) all purpose flour 2 ounces (1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter yolks of 2 eggs 3 to 4 tablespoons cold water 1 tablespoon brandy THE FILLING 1 pound cottage cheese…


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Waterzootsje(Belgium) This is a Belgian boiled chicken dish. All regional cooks have their own versions. And this soup-stew was also made with fish. in the days of furnaces and steam power, hungry deep-sea fishermen would cook the stew in a great iron cauldron hanging over the furnaces of the fishing boat. serves: 5 to 6…


The Rich Tradition of European Peasant Cooking I shall call peasants those who have, at least, this in common: their agriculture is a livelihood and a way of life, not a business for profit.” I grew up in a small country that was colonised by Europe and that’s how I learnt the Rich Tradition of…


DIRECTIONS MAGIC TOUCH RECIPE 4 TTbsp of Hellmanns Real Mayonnaise, squeeze of lemon and chopped coriander. CHANGE UPS: Spicy Chipotle Mayo TIPS Marinate your protein in your magic touch before cooking to enhance the flavor. Enjoy


DIRECTIONS MAGIC TOUCH RECIPE 1 TBSP HELLMANS REAL MAYONNAISE OR SOUR CREAM WITH 1 TBSP CHIVES, PARSLEY. CHANGE UPS: Yoghurt, ketchup, coriander TIPS: Sweet ppotato works and tastes really good. For cheese lovers add some extra cheese on top. Enjoy.


DIRECTIONS Spread a tablespoon of magic touch(mayo) on each wrap. Layer your vegetables and protein down the centre of the wrap. Wrap and fold the filled wraps. TIPS Sprinkle ccheese on top and bake your wraps in the oven. MAGIC TTOUCH RECIPE 1/2 Cup of Hellmanns Real Mayo, mix with Chipotle or spicy sauce. Enjoy.


6 oounces bacon-sautée in a pan. Medium head Romain chopped 2 large Chicken breasts, cooked & sliced. 2 llarge hard boiled eggs, cut them into 4. 11/2 red onio. 1 ccup cherry tomatoes cut I half 1 large avocado sliced. Add bacon. 1/2 cup blue cheese. Sprinkle oof fresh parsley. Enjoy.


600-800g chicken wings. FOR MARINADE 200ml water 2 ttablespoons olive oil 2 ttablespoons ground ginger 2 tablespoons red pepper 1 tteaspoon Black Pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1-2 teaspoons ground hot chilli peppers FOR BREADING 500g WWheat flour 2 tablespoons, Dried Ground paprika 1 tablespoon salt Dried, ground hot chilli to taste. 1-1.5 litres vegetable oil….

Difaqane Wars 1818 to 1835

Difaqane / Mfecane Wars – 1818-1835 This period of revolutionary change–known as the mfecane (“Crushing” or “hammering”) by the Zulu and the difaqane (“The Crushing”) by the Sotho–is also often referred to as “the time of troubles”. The Difaqane/Mfecane was a period of “disturbance” or “scattering” between 1815 and 1835. This period is characterized by…