nectarines

Grilled nectarines with saffron and lavender syrup

Thumbnail image for Grilled nectarines with saffron and lavender syrup March 21, 2012

When I first got to the UK in 2000, I embarked on a culinary voyage of discovery.  Suddenly, berries that had cost half a month’s salary in South Africa (or simply weren’t available) were available on every supermarket shelf – and sometimes even available for free in the hedgerows around our house!  The stuff I […]

Click here for a full portion

Nectarine & plum galette, and being remembered

Thumbnail image for Nectarine & plum galette, and being remembered October 18, 2011

  Have you ever had the experience of meeting somebody and within minutes of parting thinking “what an amazing person- I want to see them again”?  I don’t mean that heady feeling of a romantic connection with your heart all a-flutter and everything seen through rose-coloured spectacles – I mean in a totally non-romantic context.  […]

Click here for a full portion

Roasted nectarines in Prosciutto – a summery starter

August 9, 2007

I have often written about braais (BBQs) on this blog – in fact, there is a separate section for braai recipe in my recipe index!  We have braaied in all weather, in various locations and for varying numbers of people.  And although we tend to repeat similar stuff when we are only braaing for ourselves […]

Click here for a full portion

blog counter