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MY AT-HOME RECIPES

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Kellogg’s All-In-One Cookie

I could never condone binge eating (and get away with it), but if you were to gobble up, say, five of these in one sitting, ...
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Cinnamon Smoked Soetkoekies

You might have heard of burnt butter, but have you ever tried making your own smoked butter?
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Doekpoeding

If you've never heard of it, the doekpoeding is very similar to a fruit cake, but not as involved. It does boast one of ...
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Fish Cakes with Pommes Purée

Fish and chips always makes me feel like I'm on holiday. And although this dish isn't exactly the same thing, it definitely gets its inspiration ...
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Caponata Baked Frittata

Frittata is a total go-to for me, but I’m always looking for ways to mix it up and surprise myself.
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JAN-Kellogs Smoked Trout Breakfast Salt

Smoked Trout with Poached Egg

The “breakfast salt” in this recipe hits all the right notes, from a comforting Corn Flakes flavour infusion to a welcome kick of crunch.
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Lemon and Rooibos Trifle

When coming up with new recipe ideas, one of my favourite things is to take one idea and flip it on its head. In this ...
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Jerusalem Artichoke Winter Rice Salad

My absolute favourite part about a Jerusalem artichoke is its smell. When it's raw, it smells like petrichor, the smell of rain falling on dry ...
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Biltong and pear tartlet

Biltong and Pear Tartlet

This one’s going into my personal recipe journal of crowdpleasers.
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Maple Crème Brûlée Cake

Maple crème brûlée cake

There’s always a reason to celebrate, especially the season. In summer, I can’t get enough of ...
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Malva Bundt Cakes

Malva Bundt Cakes with Whipped Cream

It’s not a malva pudding unless it oozes syrup, am I right? The thing is that ...
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Almond cake with poached muscadel pears

Almond Cake with Muscadel Poached Pears

Although an almond cake is traditionally flourless, I’m often in the mood for a cake that’s ...
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Peppermint crisp eclairs

Peppermint Crisp Caramel Éclairs

When meeting up with fellow South African expats overseas, the conversation inevitably steers in the direction ...
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Chocolate Soufflé With Passion Fruit Custard

We all need that “brag” dessert we keep up our sleeves for when we’re having our ...
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Condensed milk, apple and almond cake

Condensed Milk, Apple and Almond Cake

If you grew up on condensed milk, you’ll get it. There’s just something so nostalgic about that milky caramel taste.
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Shortbread with rooibos caramel

Shortbread with Rooibos Caramel

I’d go so far as to say, the most fun you can have with food is ...
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JAN-Crêpe Cake

Dark Chocolate Crêpe Cake

On my first visit to Paris, I discovered the crêpe cake.
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Milk Tart with Rice Pudding Shell

I probably used to be more of a milk tart purist, but how can I be? I’ve used it as inspiration in a number of ...
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Vanilla Glazed Grape and Custard Tart

I feel like I’ve been chasing milk tart since I was a child. When it comes to deciding on a tart filling, custard has to ...
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Pampoenkoekie Brownies

It’s the thing about brownies. They’re so willing to play dress-up that, it’s so easy to give them a taste of home.
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Carrot Cake Flapjacks

There are some household brands that have been a part of the South African pantry for decades, and with every new generation, with a tweak ...
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Rich Chocolate Torte with Peach Preserve

It’s always a good idea to have a rich, chocolatey trick up your sleeve.
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Mosbolletjie Roosterkoek

The mosbolletjie has found its way into so many of my menus over the ...
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Maple Crème Brûlée Cake

Maple crème brûlée cake

There’s always a reason to celebrate, especially the season. In summer, I can’t get ...
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OUMA ONDER DIE KOMBERS

I get a lot of inspiration from colour. There’s something about the combination of green and ...
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CHILLED PEA AND HAM SOUP WITH GOATS CHEESE MOUSSE

While it would be optimistic to say we’re heading into summer in South Africa, things are ...
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PORK OLIVES WITH A MUSTARD SAUCE

In 1952, a butcher in the Netherlands came up with a dish he called Slavink, which ...
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Lamb Bobotie | Bobotie with RICE CRISPS AND SULTANA PURÉE

The recipes in Volume 7 of JAN the Journal have been inspired by each of the ...
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TWICE COOKED PORK BELLY WITH CAULIFLOWER PURÉE

Considering the time you invest in this classic, it’s without a doubt one of those pull-all-the-stops ...
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Pulled Pork and Cabbage Roulade

On very rare occasions, British cooking makes a big splash in the culinary world. The Bubble ...
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STUFFED PORK FILLET WITH BACON CANNELLINI BEANS

My favourite way to cook at home is when I take a bunch of ingredients and ...
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PORK RAVIOLI WITH SAGE BUTTER

This dish is a marriage of my three adopted homelands — France, Italy and the Kalahari. ...
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CHUTNEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED POTATOES & APPLES

At Restaurant JAN, we put so much energy into every dish to ensure that what reaches ...
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CHICKEN AND PRAWN KATSU

Talk about love at first bite! Don’t quote me on this, but I would imagine the ...
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FESTIVE TURKEY WITH STUFFING ON THE SIDE

Turkey is a hot festive favourite, but in the wrong hands it can turn into a ...
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RICE LACE WITH SMOKED HADDOCK AND TÊTE DE MOINE

This is one of those extra special starters reserved for special occasions. In my ...
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Beer battered fish

What can I say, I’m a sucker for fish and chips, especially at those ...
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TWICE BAKED MUSSEL SOUFFLÈ

The best thing about a twice-baked soufflé is that you never have to worry about getting it to the table in time.
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Rice & Salmon Fishcakes

There’s something so comforting and wholesome about a fish cake. Maybe it reminds me...
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SALMON-THUMBNAIL

Chakalaka with Salmon

My answer to this old fave is a Mediterranean twist, with colours as vibrant as the Côte d'Azur.
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Tomato and Crab Salad with Basil Pesto

A seasonal salad to impress again and again.
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JAN-Gazpacho

Grilled Prawn with Zucchini Flowers, Cucumber and Avocado Gazpacho

SUMMER IN A BOWL. Light, fresh and zesty!
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THREE CLASSIC PIES

Having lived in France for the best part of a decade, I recently realised ...
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BABY COS LETTUCE, ROASTED LIMES AND HUMMUS SALAD

This is one of those recipes that always makes me feel good about myself. Apart from ...
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VEGETABLE RICE ROLLS

Remember when we still travelled freely to places like Thailand, Vietnam and Bali? While it certainly ...
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PICKLED VEG AND LABNEH

Sturdy, timeless, beautiful, trendy, infinitely recyclable. Quite literally, its form is only limited by your imagination. ...
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The New Salomie

You can’t call yourself truly Capetonian until you’ve met Salomie. She’s feisty, like a rich, spicy ...
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BROWN RICE PIZZA TOPPED WITH AUBERGINE AND TOMATO

I know what you’re thinking, why make a pizza from brown rice? But trust me, this ...
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TWICE BAKED CHEESE SOUFFLÉ

When cooking for friends and family at home, a twice-baked soufflé is always a good idea.
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Fried Krummelpap Side

This delicious side evolved during my first (illegal) braai in France, and I’ve never looked back.
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SPANAKOPITA

This Greek-style spinach pie is always a huge hit. Still warm and comforting, but just a bit on the lighter side.
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CRÈME BRÛLÉE DOUGHNUTS

A sweet easy-to-make treat

The Art of Our Grandmothers’ Cooking

What can we learn from the older generations, the oumas and the nonnas, about cooking and consuming food? The answer is simple.
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A Slice of Romance

Delight your special someone with the sweetest romantic gesture this Valentine’s Day – a special cake crafted with love and meant for sharing.
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When Cheese Talks Wine

Sip, savour, and embark on the convergence of language in describing both cheese and wine. Now, you might be wondering, "What do these cheesy delights ...
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Feast Mode

It’s time to set the table, top up the bubbly – and lean into all the good things that the festive season brings. And there’s ...
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