Hot Classic Chili con Carne at Greg’s Table

Hot Classic Chili con Carne at Greg’s Table

As winter takes firm grip, our thoughts turn to spicier hot food, and what better than a traditional--if there can be such a thing--chili con carne. Do bear in mind that it is chili con carne, not carne con chili, and step up the heat factor. Of course, it is all in...

Gluten free pineapple upside down cake at Greg’s Table

Gluten free pineapple upside down cake at Greg’s Table

If you don't find this one of the most delicious cakes you have ever eaten, if you cannot believe it is gluten free, please do get with the programme and make it for yourself. It is irresistibly moreish, and one slice will definitely not be enough. Top it with some...

Greg’s Table–Yummy Teriyaki Noodles with Tofu

Greg’s Table–Yummy Teriyaki Noodles with Tofu

Now here's something you can knock up in almost no time--easy, totally delicious, a marvellous melange of flavours and textures, just enough spicey oomph to make it memorable--and the teriyaki sauce!! Heaven!!. Have fun-- I know you will!   Teriyaki Noodles with...

Beyond the valley of trifle at Greg’s Table

Beyond the valley of trifle at Greg’s Table

  BEYOND THE VALLEY OF TRIFLE. Have I got a dessert for you? So simple I almost feel ashamed to post it, but so delicious to eat, and looks so good--- perfect for these hot summer days. The only thing is that we are at the mercy of Escom, and these jellies have...

Greg’s Christmas Table

Greg’s Christmas Table

So another brilliant Christmas has come and gone-- a time of great blessings with family and friends and people that really matter. This year in particular the table was groaning with the most magnificent array of goodies. We only had four very special guests, but...

Greg’s Table Christmas Recipes

Greg’s Table Christmas Recipes

Chicken, Leek & Tarragon Terrine Yields:10 serving(s) Prep Time:35 mins Cook Time:1 hr 50 mins Total Time:2 hrs 25 mins   Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil, plus extra to grease and brush 1  large leek, halved lengthways and finely sliced 10 Parma ham slices 400...

Christmas recipes

Christmas recipes

Pernil A beautifully seasoned slow cooked pork that many Puerto Ricans make for their Christmas day lunch or dinner. Ingredients Large bone-in or boneless pork shoulder ¼ cup vegetable oil 12 cloves garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh oregano 1 tbs dried oregano 2 tbs Cajun...

Fabulous Christmas recipes from around the world

Fabulous Christmas recipes from around the world

While many South Africans celebrating Christmas will opt for the traditional turkey (or chicken) and glazed ham for their festive day lunch, give a thought to the millions of others around the world who will be serving up some of the conventional dishes for which...

This year’s magical picnics at Vergelegen

This year’s magical picnics at Vergelegen

If, like me, picnic does not mean sitting on the ground,Bedouin style, this is for you---a MUST! The setting for this epicurean adventure is as remarkable as the food itself. Guests stroll through a magnificent rose garden, filled with colourful blooms and exquisite...

Classic Roodeberg Reserve and succulent pork neck braai

Classic Roodeberg Reserve and succulent pork neck braai

  Summer is a time for sharing cherished moments with loved ones around the braai – a true South African tradition just like beloved Roodeberg.   This legendary wine has been bringing friends and families together for over seven decades with a lifetime of...

Legendary Luke Dale Roberts launches long awaited cook book

Legendary Luke Dale Roberts launches long awaited cook book

  OK—it’s not Greg’s Kitchen—it’s Luke Dale Roberts’ Kitchen, and the only thing I have ever cooked as well as he does is the perfect poached egg. PLEASE  INDULGE ME. The word legend is often misused, and overused. I am guilty myself of this, but when it comes to...

Taste South Africa at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards

Taste South Africa at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards

The Franschhoek Valley is renowned for its exceptional food and wine offering and although the proud heritage of the French Huguenots is still evident in the culture of the picturesque village and its surrounding wine estates, visitors are now invited to also...

The Porcupine Ridge Pizzeria Challenge is back!

The Porcupine Ridge Pizzeria Challenge is back!

It’s back! The Porcupine Ridge Pizzeria Challenge returns to find out who will be crowned South Africa's favourite pizzeria in 2023, as voted for by consumers..For those who do not know, Porcupine Ridge makes some of SA's most delicious easy drinking wines ---perfect...