Meaty stuffed potato balls at Greg’s Table–yum for lunch

Meaty stuffed potato balls at Greg’s Table–yum for lunch

  You are going to love these.  Preparation looks like a pain but it's quickly over. It's a kind of shepeherd's pie in ball form--and delicious. Meaty Stuffed Potato balls Description Any type of potato can be used to make the recipe we used general use potatoes....

Irresistibly decadent Honey Almond Bake in Greg’s Kitchen

Irresistibly decadent Honey Almond Bake in Greg’s Kitchen

This has got to be the most decadent, unhealthy, magnificent temptation to come your way in a long time. Which of these words do  you hate the most? Butter, honey, sugar, toffee, almonds, crunchy, irresistible? This is way beyond the valley of almond crunch---way...

Yes, really!! International Hot Dog Day! What next?

Yes, really!! International Hot Dog Day! What next?

One of the most popular fast foods around has to be the highly underrated hot dog. Cheaper than hamburgers or pizzas and really quick to prepare, it’s one of those snacks loved by children and adults alike and can be made simply with a roll and a sausage or jazzed up...

Darn!! Missed Cheese Day but that should be every day

Darn!! Missed Cheese Day but that should be every day

  Sorry to tell you but there was a Cheese Day and apparently I missed it--darn.   However, it's never too late to eat cheese in my kitchen so enjoy these recipes from the chefs at Capsicum Culinary Studio. My best  were the cheese straws even though I make...

Recipes to help Dad take notice this Father’s Day

Recipes to help Dad take notice this Father’s Day

Sunday, June 18 is Father’s Day in South Africa and to mark the occasion and help plan the perfect meal, we asked the chefs at Capsicum Culinary Studio to send us some recipes that they think especially fitting for all those Dads out there. The pork belly in...

See Mom through Rosé coloured glasses this Mother’s Day

See Mom through Rosé coloured glasses this Mother’s Day

Most mothers I know are vibrant, tough and resilient and they love a Rosé wine that reflects their vibrant personalities. A wine for all occasions, Roodeberg Classic Rosé is a blend of red varietals led by Cabernet Sauvignon which is the perfect background for the...

What is life without sauce?? Bland–that’s what!

What is life without sauce?? Bland–that’s what!

As a lover of sauces and having learned to make my first sauce –classic Bechamel, of course—the basis of so many others—from my mother at age 10—I couldn’t wait to share this with you.   Imagine a world without sauces! How bland would eggs benedict be without a...

A few tips to cut culinary corners deliciously

A few tips to cut culinary corners deliciously

Those of my subscribers who think I live a life of luxury eating great food at great restaurants, drinking the best of wines, and staying in wonderful accommodation are –mainly –right! But there is no doubt our country is stressed right now and we are all thinking of...

Beetroot Napoleon with  spicy mashed feta at Greg’s Table

Beetroot Napoleon with spicy mashed feta at Greg’s Table

If you are looking for an easy and quick to make starter, this is for you. A friend served it to us and it was irresistible. The intense salty tang of the feta goes perfectly with the sweetness of the beetroot and the creamy crunch of the pistachios is a bonus.. This...

An alternative Easter lunch at Greg’s Table

An alternative Easter lunch at Greg’s Table

When you tire of same old same old--try these alternatives---perfect for an Eskom threatened day.   Chef Sharon Pye shares some of her favourite recipes This year it is her turn to host the Easter lunch and she has decided that, considering the real possibility of...

A Greek lunch at Greg’s Table.

A Greek lunch at Greg’s Table.

  On Sunday we decided to have, for old times sake, a Greek lunch just for us. Having been lucky enough to have visited Greece many times, and loving its food, this was a perfect decision.   It all started with a magnificent piece of sirloin steak. Far too...