Wings with savoury rice

Im so inlove with wings, easy to make and delicious😜

Savoury rice
Cook rice as per instructions.
In a pan, fry green beans with garlic,
add red onion,
green and yellow pepper.
Then add
vegetable spice.
Then add to the rice and mix everything together.

Marinade for chicken wings- Tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar, garlic, mixed herbs, salt, black pepper, chicken spice. Mix everything together. Marinade the chicken overnight. Put the chicken in the oven for 45 to an hour (180) Brunch the wings with the left over marinade.

Via: Portia’s Catering

Oxtail served with mash potatoes

oxtail pieces
carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
1 large onion, sliced
cloves garlic, crushed
dried thyme
Bay Leaves
hot water
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Tomato sauce
A packet of beef and rosemary dry cook in sauce
Peppers( green, red and yellow)

Brown the oxtail pieces all over in a drizzling of hot oil in a pot. Lift them out and set aside.
In the same pot, toss in the carrot, onion over medium heat until tender.
Add garlic, thyme, bay leaves , salt and black pepper and tomato sauce. Then add water
Cover with a lid and simmer slowly for 2 ½ – 3 hours. The meat should be very tender, but not quite falling off the bone. Add the peppers and the dry cook in sauce and simmer.

Credit: Portia’s Catering

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1 kg cake flour
5 ml salt
30 ml sugar
1 sachet instant dry yeast (10 g)
125 g SPAR margarine
500 ml water and milk mixed
2 large eggs
Black olives
Cumin seed you can even use sesame seeds


Combine the flour, salt, sugar and yeast in a mixing bowl.Warm the water/milk and margarine together .Beat in egg, then pour immediately onto the flour, mixing initially with a wooden spoon and then your hands, to bring it together to a smooth dough.Set aside . Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.For glaze, combine the sugar, butter, honey and egg white; drizzle over dough. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with additional honey if desired. I used my dough for bread and rolls…I just added olives and cumin seed for bread.

Source: Cooking with Metjie

Caramel delight

2 packets tennis biscuits
500ml fresh cream
1can ( 360ml )caramel condensed milk
1 large Aero chocolate bar
1 large Aero peppermint bar
Vanilla yoghurt

Whisk the cream untill stiff and fold in the caramel condensed milk, layer the biscuit crumbs , crushed chocolates and vanilla yoghurt in a glass finishing with a layer of peppermint bar pieces for 3 hours in the fridge. .garnish with cherries.

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Sweet chilli chicken thighs served with potatoe salad and chakalaka

Marinade for chicken-
Sweet chilli sauce,
a bit of tomato paste,
a teaspoon of brown sugar,
chicken spice,
black pepper.
Mix everything together and marinate the chicken.
Put in the oven for an hour, baste the chicken with the left over marinade while cooking

Potato salad- Boil potatoes in salt, once cooked, drain the water. Fry bacon. Put 3 table spoon of Dijon mustard and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Add spring onion, black pepper

Chakalaka- fry carrots, onion, red, green and yellow peppers, add baked beans, paprika, curry powder, green chillies, BBQ spice, salt and pepper.

Credit: Portia’s Catering

Oxtail stew served with brown rice and pumpkin

Brown rice-
Boil brown rice according to instructions
then fry onions and peppers.
Added garlic
and vegetable spice.

Oxtail Stew-
In a bowl,
pour flour,
black pepper,
mixed herbs
and coat the oxtail in the flour.
Brown the oxtail and then boil until cooked. In another pot, boil carrots, patty pan and baby marrow for 15minutes, when cooked drain the water.

Fry onions, add garlic and add the oxtail in. Then add tomato paste, salt, curry powder and Durban curry cook in sauce and add a bit of water. Then add vegetables and simmer for few minutes.

Credit: Portia’s Catering


Chicken fillet
Grated cheese
Cauliflower mash (i shared recipe yesterday but added coriander and peppers)
Lemon and herb spice
Sweet and thick soya sauce
Black pepper

Lay a flattened chicken breast out onto a work surface. Spoon about 3 tablespoons of the cauliflower stuffing onto the chicken breast, and top with cheese. Roll the chicken breast around the stuffing, wrap 2 slices of bacon firmly around each roll, and secure with toothpicks. Place the rolls into a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes 200degrees…Enjoy

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Lemon and herb chicken

Half chicken
3 tablespoons pepper
3 tablespoons dry parsley
3 tablespoons Robertson zesty lemon and herb spice
30 ml Nandos peri peri sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Mix all the ingredients together and use the mixture to coat the chicken and leave it to marinade for 4 hours .
Place the under a preheated oven 200 degrees Celsius for 45 minutes…Enjoy

Tip:U can even use this marinade for braai

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Really Yummy

Pototoes served with pan fried chicken mushrooms,broccoli mixed with sweet red pepper.

Potatoes recipe

heat oil in asaucepan add potatoes season with salt, turmeric and cayenne pepper fry few mins add onions then tomatoes , let it simmer on low heat

Pre boil with spices of your choice the pan fry.

Source: Margret Chibamu

Pasta in spiced tomayo sauce

Boiled pasta(mixed 2 types)
Tomato puree
Cayenne pepper
Red pepper
Grated Cheese

In a saucepan heat oil add onions then tomatoes making your sauce add tomato pure ,garlic and cayenne pepper reduce heat let it simmer for few mins then add boiled pasta and cheese mix it together then serve


Marinated with spices of your choice.used cayenne pepper,salt ,black pepper then cover with foil pepper slow cook for 2 hours or until it soft and tender then bush on any sauce of your choicei used( sriracha hot chilli sauce )put it back in oven for 3 to 5 mins

Avocado Salad

Mix together
Cucumber ,tomatoes,red onion,(radish optional) dress with a mixture of olive oil,lemon juice,salt and pepper.

Source: Margret Chibamu