Over the Christmas break my grandmother came across a stack of my mother’s paternal grandmother’s handwritten recipes. There’s one recipe that looks like it was written on a page of an old diary – it’s dated Woensdag [Wednesday] 12 November 1969… there are some awesome South African recipes for things like my Great Grandfather’s tameletjie…Read More
If you are a South African, you definitely know the answer to that question. So what’s a braai I hear you ask? Braai (short for braaivleis) is Afrikaans meaning a barbecue or picnic where essentially we cook and consume a lot of meat. Braai = cook. Vleis = meat. To braai means to grill (mostly…Read More
For my birthday this year, my wonderful boyfriend planned a mega weekend of a my favourite things which he would only reveal as we were on route to the next location. On the Sunday he tossed me out of bed at some ridiculous hour to drive down to Hindmarsh Island. After about 10 minutes in…Read More
Some of my earliest memories are cooking with my mum and great grandmother. I learned from a young age that one of the most loving things you can do with your family and friends is share a meal.
This is my Food Odyssey.