prosciutto

Avocado & Parma ham eggs Benedict with fearless Hollandaise

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We’ve all heard of xenophobia (fear of strangers), claustrophobia (fear of enclosed spaces) and arachnophobia (fear of spiders). Those who have done a bit of extra reading can probably also tell you that coulrophobia is the fear of clowns (surprisingly prevalent); that microphobia is the fear of small things; and that astraphobia is the fear […]

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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 […]

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Haddock and Parma ham parcels – a quick dinner part trick

May 21, 2006

Despite my spectacular lack of blogging about it, most of you will be aware that Nick and I travelled to Mexico last year to attend the wedding of our good friends Adam and Iliana.  Now Iliana is a woman after my own heart – she loves food and she loves to cook.  I mean, this […]

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Cured ham and roast fig salad (plus herb crusted kingklip fillets)

July 21, 2004

Some nights I get home and all I can face cooking is a pot of pasta with olive oil and Parmesan. Or frozen fish and chips, oven-baked while I lie, semi-catatonic, in front of the TV. Or a can of soup. But then there are nights like last night when I spend most of the […]

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