Instant Pot Pasta sauce

Homemade pasta sauce is legitimately the easiest to make if you have an instant pot. This is a pretty basic sauce that doesn’t have any veggies in it except canned tomatoes. It’s a big batch which can be frozen into individual serving sizes for your convenience.   Normally pasta sauce can take hours to make…

The Artisan

Let’s talk artisan. What does artisan mean? Artisan is something that is handmade often by a person that is skilled in that specific field. About a year ago I started my own artisan range of mixes which I introduced to my Johannesburg clients. I am fortunate enough to have an amazing team as well as…

Roulade Sauce

1 cup mayonnaise 1 cup tomato sauce 2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tbsp butter a pinch of salt combine the mayonnaise,  tomato sauce and red chilli powder in a saucepan , bring to a boil once the mixture has homogenised ,remove it from the heat then  stir in the butter and salt. (only add…

Chilli Humus

Hummus Spread (CII recipe) 1 can chickpeas with water 4 tbsp. tahini paste 2 garlic pods roasted in the oven juice of half a lemon 1 medium green chili olive oil (about 1/4 cup) 1.pop the chickpeas with its water into a blender and blitz 2. once the chickpeas reach a puree consistency add the…

Sauces

Tomato Pasta sauce 1 tbsp. crushed garlic 1 tsp crushed green chilli ½ tsp red chilli powder 1 tbsp. oregano 3 tbsp. tomato paste 1 litre Pomi crushed and strained tomato sauce 1 tsp black pepper Salt A/R Olive oil Method Heat up some olive oil in a pot Sauté the garlic on a medium…

The Basics

This is a new segment which I think will be highly appreciated. Since my last post I’ve had people messaging me and emailing me with questions regarding some of the terminology that I use. I apologise, I love my French terminology, its the only French I know (can I lol on my blog?) This page will…