Our big fat Greek lunch with vegan moussaka!

Our big fat Greek lunch with vegan moussaka!

            Well—what better way to celebrate a fabulous summer day in Cape Town at the foot of Africa than a superb Greek lunch— which is exactly what we did the other day. We made dips, skordalia—recipe next week—and had real Ouzo...
Delicious Greek Lemon Potatoes at Greg’s Table

Delicious Greek Lemon Potatoes at Greg’s Table

One of my most treasured books is my Greek Cookery book, bought in Athens in 1976 long before glossy cook books—and TV programmes –became all the rage. This was simple Island cooking—totally authentic and simple to do. The pictures left a lot to be desired but...
Rustle up delicious mielie bread

Rustle up delicious mielie bread

You call it mielie and I call it mealie—bread that is. The Native Americans call it corn bread, and in the US West and Southern States they call it Corn Pone. In Turkey they call it…? Well, I cannot remember but I know I have had it there—delicious.  Whatever you call...
Irresistible melt in the mouth passionfruit tart

Irresistible melt in the mouth passionfruit tart

One of the most delicious things this week has been a superbly rich, smooth, tangy tart, not too sweet and even better after some time in the fridge. Take your pick. I found it difficult to keep my hands off it, cold or warm. A piece of cake if you have the basic...