The food fox _

I grew up in Stellenbosch and just love everything about winter in the Boland. Banana cake recipe easy That includes the never-ending rain, the dark and icy mornings, and of course the comforting, steamy winter food. Banana cake recipe easy moist To me, that includes pancakes with cinnamon sugar, oxtail stew, meaty bean soup, malva pudding with warm custard, and porcini risotto. Super moist banana nut bread recipe […]

We spent a beautiful, tranquil Mother’s Day yesterday at my sister’s house on Lourensford Farm in Somerset West.


Banana cake with chocolate chips Her husband, Gerhard, farms with rainbow trout on the grounds and they live in the most idyllic, rustic, spacious farmhouse. Banana cake recipe moist Gerhard also has an amazing vegetable and fruit garden, where he grows grapefruit, oranges, peppers, peppadews, cucumbers, spinach, tomatoes, lettuce, avocado’s, aubergines – you name it.

Then I spotted a banana tree next to their outside fireplace, hanging heavy with stocky little yellow bananas. Banana cake recipe moist fluffy […]

Oat cookies, anyone? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t love them! They are one of those childhood comfort food memories that most of my friends share. Banana cake recipe easy and quick My mom usually rolled the dough into balls, and flattened them before baking to make round cookies. Super moist banana cake recipe I think it is a lot less effort to put the whole batch of dough into a flat baking tin, and just cut it into bars after baking. Banana loaf recipe uk […]

My favourite roast meat simply has to be leg of lamb. Best moist banana cake recipe I always associate it with special occasions, since we only got it for Christmas when I was a kid – I come from a family of 6, which means that cheaper cuts always got the upper hand on my Mom’s shopping lists!

These days I sometimes buy a small deboned leg of lamb that my husband grills on an open fire, basted with a tied rosemary parcel dripping with olive oil, garlic & lemon juice. Moist banana cake recipe The two of us eat it (pink on the inside but crispy on the outside) with freshly toasted ciabatta slices and a caprese salad with basil pesto. Moist banana cake recipe jamie oliver But I have to say, I still prefer a slow-roasted leg of lamb from the oven, preferably deboned (to make the life of the carver so much easier), the slits stuffed to the brim with garlic and rosemary. Banana loaf recipe nz I just LOVE the way the aroma fills the whole house, and hangs around for another day or so. Best banana cake recipe moist […]

With the infamous royal wedding coming up this week, we should probably eat lots and lots of scones, don’t you think? It would be my selfless tribute to Her Majesty.

The perfect recipe can be found in Phillippa Cheifitz’s winning cookbook “Lazy Days” – one of my all-time favourite cookbooks in my kitchen. Banana loaf recipe moist This food icon sure knows how to make comfort food look and taste fantastic. Best banana chocolate chip bread recipe Some of her recipes have become firm favourites in my house, especially her country pancakes, roast garlic prawns (brilliant) and buttermilk scones. Banana chocolate chip bread recipe […]

Taste of Cape Town Festival offers readers of The Food Fox BLOG a competition giveaway where you can win a double set of complimentary tickets to the festival on Thursday 5, May or Friday 6, May. Banana nut bread with applesauce Please note that this gets you free access into the venue and does not include crowns or a Taste wine glass.

So join us at Taste of Cape Town 2011 from the 5th May – 8th May at Green Point Cricket Club for an amazing four-day celebration of fine food and drink. Best banana nut muffin recipe […]

With the African summer sun starting to fade, autumn comfort food is taking center stage in my kitchen. Banana cake recipe without butter My split pea soup with smoked pork hocks is a seriously simple, seriously tasty soup that is 100% fool-proof. Healthy banana bread with yogurt The flavour that comes from cooking the smoked hocks with the peas creates a deep, comforting meaty soup that almost needs no seasoning at the end. Banana bread with oat flour You’ve got to taste it to believe it – a winning recipe! […]

Sannie Smit’s Chocolate Chip Cookies? Whaaat? I thought that lady was the local meat expert. Banana bread cupcake recipe Yes, she is. Banana bread recipe low sugar And nope, this cookie does not contain meat. Banana bread recipe no sugar Or biltong chips. Banana nut muffin recipe It is a classic American-style chocolate chip cookie from Sannie Smit & Margaret Fulton’s new book “The A-Z of Food & Cookery in South Africa”. Banana walnut muffin recipe No strings attached – just a really good, soft, chewy, chocolate chip cookie. Banana bread recipe oil I just added double the amount of chocolate, to put my own little indulgent stamp on it.

So get yourself a glass of cold full-cream milk and start baking. Healthy banana loaf recipe […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *