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Food & Home Entertaining March 2016

South Africa's most established and trusted food magazine inspires professionals, homemakers, culinary students and food lovers. Even the most sophisticated dishes are made accessible to the reader, and there’s never a shortage of comfort food ideas for the whole family. Food & Home keeps readers up-to-date on trends, faces and places, restaurants, events, gadgets, local producers and gourmet travel destinations.

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cook like a pro

Smoked salmon and baby-potato frittataServes 4 EASY 30 – 40 minsTHE FLAVOUR COMBINATIONS400g PnP Baby Potatoes, cooked and sliced in half100g PnP Baby Marrows, coarsely grated12 PnP Eggs80g PnP Low Fat Smoked SalmonFlavoured Cream Cheese115g PnP Cheddar, grated small bunch fresh parsley, finely choppedsalt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste100g (at least 4 ribbons) PnP SmokedNorwegian SalmonPnP Micro Herb Leaves, to garnishHOW TO DO IT1 Preheat the oven to 180°C. Place four 375ml oven-safe ramekins on a baking tray.2 Divide the potatoes and grated baby marrow equally among the 4 ramekins and set aside.3 Place the eggs, cream cheese, Cheddar and parsley in a medium bowl, combine well and season to taste.4 Pour the egg mixture over the potatoes and baby marrow. Bake in the oven until set and…

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our daily bread

(Ed’s profile photograph by Dylan Swart)Life was put into perspective for me recently by a Karoo thrush I’ve cooed and clucked at in my garden and fed only fresh breadcrumbs for the last three years.One evening, while my husband and I were sitting down to supper, into our house hopped this little birdie, settling on a coiled pile of TV cables, which were clearly the closest thing to a nest he could find. Refusing to be coaxed out by anything – including my now-minced dinner on a saucer – he stayed there for the night. The following morning, he stepped out onto our patio and sat in the sun, not objecting in the slightest to me stroking him. Not even 10 minutes later, he gently closed his eyes for the…

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our contributors

ADEL FERREIRAFreelance photographerBeing a mother of two boys, it is the simple things in life that hold the greatest pleasure. My favourite part of cooking is picking fresh herbs from the garden. Inspired by Kath Megaw’s Real Food – Healthy, Happy Children , I want to grow a lot more of my own food. One of my favourite dinners is ostrich steak done on a griddle pan, green beans with a lemon and garlic sauce and roasted veggies. In a perfect world, I would bake fresh bread every day and make my own ice cream! RIEHAN BAKKESFreelance photographerI’m a Stellenboscher delighted to be stuck between the worlds of photography, food, wine, music and the sea. It takes no time at all to get me, my wife and kids out to…

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dear food & home

AN AGELESS SKILLI’m 13 years old and an avid reader of this magazine, as well as an aspiring chef. I have been cooking since I was three (that’s another story!) and I started reading Food & Home Entertaining in 2010. I love your amazing recipes and your reviews of gourmet restaurants. I read many cooking magazines but, I’ve got to say, this magazine exposes me to so much as a chef-to-be. My favourite recipe was your frosted coconut lemonade (January 2016), which shows, in a most brilliant way, how to use something that is so plain in a gourmet manner.One of my most memorable moments was when I made some coconut prawns and my younger cousins helped me – we ended up with lots of coconut on the floor and…

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what we’re loving on instagram

@thedopedonutsThese donut-devising Joburg-based culinary masterminds create every flavour of donut imagineable, from the ‘Peanut Butter Legs’ (vanilla-cake donut, peanut butter and crumbed toast) to the ‘Curious George’ (vanilla-cake donut, Nutella and chocolate and banana chips). Treat yourself to this follow! @yours_ceramicsYours Ceramics is just beginning to showcase cute and quirky products on our favourite social-media channel. Find them at yoursceramics.co.za to view their striking collection of ceramic bowls. They are still small, but we expect big things from this fun, emerging brand! @symmetrybreakfastThese two UK-based boys blow us away every morning with breakfast delights that get the taste buds tingling. In the above image, what may look like one digitally mirrored breakfast, is actually two almost-identical dishes. The feed features breakfasts eaten around the world. Intrigued? Go check it out!…

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menu suggestions

SUNDAY FAMILY FEASTRosemary, brown butter and cracked black pepper soda breadPAGE 86Lemon, mustard and rosemary roast chickenPAGE 23Red wine-marinated rump and rocket salad with a chive and mustard oil dressingPAGE 111Gooey bacon and marshmallow-studded chocolate browniesPAGE 40TARYN“When the in-laws come round, this menu offers the comfort of a Sunday roast with the light, but flavour-packed rump salad. And, who doesn’t love ending a meal with warm chocolate brownies?”SUPPER IN A HURRYMussels steamed in Asian miso brothPAGE 114Shamrock greens with purple cabbage and pecan saladPAGE 88Coconut sticky rice with mangoPAGE 24CHEVAUN“I’ve been trying to fit in my New Year’s resolution of ‘making something delicious every night’ with my pretty jam-packed lifestyle. All three of these dishes perfectly fit that bill and I love the healthy aspect – perfect for the busy,…