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Take what you need……..

Noordhoek hosted its very own sardine run on Saturday and we were fortunate to be present. We received a tip off from the soon to be professional SUP Chalky Le Roux that the shiny little omega 3 delights were to … Continue reading

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Jean Claude and I…..

have a few things in common. Ok maybe that’s a bit of a stretch. We have exactly 2 things in common – a propensity to use words only when absolutely necessary ( I only have his celluloid works to base … Continue reading

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Caponata…..

If you ever needed proof that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts then here it is. My fennel plant finally decided to grow bulbs after spending the past year just producing wispy little fluff that even … Continue reading

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Scallops wrapped in pancetta…

Scallops are one of my favourite seafood dishes. It is a pity that they are so rarely found on restaurant menus as the sweet succulent meat is delicious and doesn’t require a lot of effort to make something special. I’m … Continue reading

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Plant a seed….

I’ve been quite busy in the garden at The Studio recently. Not a weekend passes without the fabulous J popping down to the local nursery to forage for beautiful and exotic plants to add to our thriving little piece of … Continue reading

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Home made Labneh

Last weekend we were in a bit of a rush having arisen late, yet some fortification was required by the gorgeous J before tackling the long list of chores set aside for┬áme us. Breakfast does not always have to be … Continue reading

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It’s bacon Jim but not as we know it…

Our bacon is special. For several reasons. Firstly, we use pasture reared pork that is free of any growth hormones and antibiotics. Secondly, the pork is not injected with any brine but is rather salted by hand and air dried. … Continue reading

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