Posted in November 2012

A study in chickpeas – from salad to paratah

A study in chickpeas – from salad to paratah

Recently I rediscovered the little dried up legume by name the chickpea.  It’s such an underrated little critter.   Once you bring this bean to the water it puffs out, showing it’s hidden talents.  This little bean (in respect to the Spanish who call it the garbanzo bean) is packed with goodness.  It’s a source of … Continue reading

Ode to the pressure cooker – springbok pie

Ode to the pressure cooker – springbok pie

We had some family that came to visit from Naboomspruit.  It was one of those surprises resulting in at least being able to share two dinners together.  This naturally meant that the second dinner was arranged around the renowned Eybers table.  As mentioned in my fried chicken post, this table means hours of eating and … Continue reading

Determination seafood plate

Determination seafood plate

My heart is still in Spain, after the #ChicksThatChow pot luck lunch on Sunday past, inspired by Spain. I was lucky enough to be invited to this end of year get together of the ladies (and gents) of food. It was a beautiful day of food, friends, new friends, wine, music and lots of laughter. … Continue reading