15 September 2014 - 6:00 AM
Put a little spring in your tea
Called the ‘king of herbs’ by the French, culinary tarragon is an aromatic herb with a distinct aniseed flavour
Fragrant and interesting with various dishes
This meaty sauce is made with lamb shanks that have been stewed until the meat falls off the bone. This sauce can also be used to make lasagne
Flavour vodka with your choice of ingredients for a unique, custom-made gift pack
This dressing is terrific for a delish Oriental inspired salad
A blue cheese sauce works brilliantly well with a salad of apples or pears, celery and nuts
Just add cos lettuce, croutons, anchovies and shavings of parmesan cheese
This dressing is ideal for a traditional salad Niçoise with tuna, or even a tasty potato salad made with baby potatoes
A fun and simple technique that will add a new dimension to olives
Make this zesty cordial in a jiffy
An economical marmalade made solely from grapefruit peel
So indulgent, and so easy to make!
A sweet treat on its own, or use as a decoration for cakes and desserts
Welcome guests with a glass of spicy mulled wine that will warm the cockles of their hearts
Four easy and delicious pear recipes
Follow our instructions and make your own deliciously refreshing ginger beer
Follow these steps to learn how to make this citrus jelly marmalade
Also called dhania and cilantro, coriander is extremely versatile. Here’s how to make your own green curry paste.
Master the art of salad dressing.
Making your own sweet pickled gherkins has never been easier!
Keep this tasty stand-by dish in your freezer. It’ll come to your rescue when you receive unexpected guests or don’t have time to cook from scratch.
When served with freshly baked bread and butter, this paté is fit for a king.
For the next two months, the branches of olive trees will groan under the weight of their shiny, black fruit. Here’s how to preserve olives at home.
Hummus is a chickpea and sesame paste that is commonly served as a spread and dip. It is used to enhance the flavour of a variety of dishes, and is often served with vegetable crudités, crusty bread or savoury crackers.
Spoon this over vanilla ice cream, add it to a fruit cocktail, or fill a meringue basket with cream and top with the fruit.
If you’re on the quest for tastiness and intensity, try your hand at making preserves at home.
Use the abundance of late summer fruit to stock your pantry with jam.
Store your homemade pickled ginger in the fridge until your next sushi evening.
This makes a lovely gift for family and friends.