fbpx

MY AT-HOME RECIPES

EASY PEASY
  • JAN RECIPES VARIOUS Various
  • Baking
  • Dessert
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • JAN RECIPES SEAFOOD Seafood
  • Vegetarian
JanOnline-LeCreuset24

OUMA ONDER DIE KOMBERS

I get a lot of inspiration from colour. There’s something about the combination of green and …

get the recipe
JanOnline-Ekort-5

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 …

get the recipe
JAN-BACON JAM

BACON JAM

Who said jam should only me made of fruit? Okay, maybe there is some posh jam …

get the recipe
JAN - Vegetable rice rolls-8318

VEGETABLE RICE ROLLS

Remember when we still travelled freely to places like Thailand, Vietnam and Bali? While it certainly …

get the recipe
JAN-CONSOL

PICKLED VEG AND LABNEH

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

get the recipe
JanOnlineCoffeeLiq-5

COFFEE LIQUEUR WITH BUTTERMILK CINNAMON BISCOTTI

Most mornings start better with koffie en beskuit. I can’t remember the first time I had …

get the recipe
JanOnlineWafflePOP14

CHOCOLATE BREAD AND BUTTER POPS

If I had to make a list of my ten favourite recipes, which I’ve never done, …

get the recipe
SpekkoOnline-18

The New Salomie

You can’t call yourself truly Capetonian until you’ve met Salomie. She’s feisty, like a rich, spicy …

get the recipe
JAN-ESKORT_BLINDE-VINK

PORK OLIVES WITH A MUSTARD SAUCE

In 1952, a butcher in the Netherlands came up with a dish he called Slavink, which …

get the recipe
jan-bobotie_Thumbnail

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 …

get the recipe
JAN-SPEKKO RICE PIZZA

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 …

get the recipe
JAN-POTATO RECIPES

POTATO POTAHTO: INNOVATING FIVE FAVOURITES

It’s amazing what a little bit of heat, salt and butter, among other things, can transform even the humblest …

get the recipe
JAN Spekko Macaroons-118

Jasmine Rice, Coconut & Rose Macaroons

Apart from an extra “o”, the main difference between a macaroon and a macaron is in …

get the recipe
JAN - @home Philips--15_2

BROWNIE MIGNARDISES WITH A MALVA TWIST

This is a marriage of two greats. On the one hand, you’ve got that gooey, chocolatey …

get the recipe
JAN - Pumpkin Rusks-063

PUMPKIN BUTTERMILK RUSKS

Every now and again, you come up with an idea that ticks all the boxes. It’s …

get the recipe
JAN - Pink Lady-186

GLASS APPLE CHEDDAR CHEESE BISCUITS

I love marrying a variety of flavours. It just makes that first bite so multilayered and satisfying.

get the recipe
MARIA - Meringue Cake

OUMA MARIA’S MERINGUE CAKE

This meringue cake – with its crispy shell and soft interior – was always a feature at our Easter table.

get the recipe
JAN-BREAD RECIPE

BREAD PLATTER

There comes a time when putting a cheese platter together feels a bit “seen one, seen …

get the recipe
JAN-PEPPERMINT COOKIES

PEPPERMINT CRISP CHOCOLATE COOKIES

It’s probably a cliché, but if there’s one thing I think most South Africans – myself …

get the recipe
JAN-NESPRESSO_CRUFFIN

SUGARED CRUFFIN WITH NESPRESSO COFFEE CUSTARD

A cruffin is something like a croissant shaped like a muffin and (usually) dusted in sugar.

get the recipe
JAN-Ginger Biscuits_Thumnail-

Ginger Biscuits

There’s something about the playful, peppery notes of this classic biscuit that I find absolutely irresistible. …

get the recipe
Florentine_Thumbnail

Almond & Naartjie Florentines

Think of a Florentine as a fancy form of teatime treatery. Even the name bestowed on this ultra-luxurious,

get the recipe
Chicken Brioche_Thumbnail

Chicken Brioche Pies

You know when you try something new in the kitchen, not sure how it’s going to …

get the recipe
Imbo Flatbread_Thumbnail

Flatbreads with Hummus

For this fresh and fullsome platter, I used red speckled beans in a batch of flatbreads…

get the recipe
JanOnlineWafflePOP14

CHOCOLATE BREAD AND BUTTER POPS

If I had to make a list of my ten favourite recipes, which I’ve …

get the recipe
JAN Spekko Macaroons-118

Jasmine Rice, Coconut & Rose Macaroons

Apart from an extra “o”, the main difference between a macaroon and a macaron …

get the recipe
JAN - @home Philips--15_2

BROWNIE MIGNARDISES WITH A MALVA TWIST

This is a marriage of two greats. On the one hand, you’ve got that …

get the recipe
JAN - Koeksisters-1105

KOEKSISTERS

After all these years, the koeksister – in all her glory – has found …

get the recipe
JAN - Rice Cake-19

RICE CAKE WITH MUSCADEL-SOAKED SULTANAS AND FIGS

The traditional rice cake hails from Italy, where they made this sweet, textured delight with risotto.

get the recipe
fudgeThumbnail

Creamy Chocolate Fudge Roll

I like my fudge creamy. Perhaps it’s because the gooey consistency

get the recipe
Spekko_Thumbnail copy

JASMINE RICE & CINNAMON DOUGHNUTS

Of all my attempts at reinventing this Italian classic, these rice-based…

get the recipe
Fudgy Brownies_Thumbnail

Fudgy Bean Brownies

Have you ever tried using beans in brownies? Their gentle mealiness adds a satisfying quality …

get the recipe
JAN Crispy Salmon Skin on top of Mediterranean Chakalaka

Cashew Nut Caramel Tart

Step aside pecan! The cashew has been waiting in the wings for long enough. Cashew nuts are …

get the recipe
JAN-CANNELÉS & CHERRY SAUCE

CANNELÉS & CHERRY SAUCE

These thimble-like treats originated in Bordeaux and have often been described as masterpieces of …

get the recipe
JAN HEDRIK RECIPE NICE SOUTH AFRICA

CRÈME BRÛLÉE DOUGHNUTS

Every year or two, I become an absolute sucker for punishment by enrolling myself in…

get the recipe
Framboise_HEADER

Tartelette À La Framboise

Paris is, quite simply, a foodie’s dream. From its seemingly endless array of top …

get the recipe
JanOnline-LeCreuset24

OUMA ONDER DIE KOMBERS

I get a lot of inspiration from colour. There’s something about the combination of green and …

get the recipe
JanOnline-Ekort-5

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 …

get the recipe
JAN-ESKORT_BLINDE-VINK

PORK OLIVES WITH A MUSTARD SAUCE

In 1952, a butcher in the Netherlands came up with a dish he called Slavink, which …

get the recipe
jan-bobotie_Thumbnail

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 …

get the recipe
JAN - Eskort pork belly-358

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 …

get the recipe
JAN - Pork in a Green Garden-094

Pulled Pork and Cabbage Roulade

On very rare occasions, British cooking makes a big splash in the culinary world. The Bubble …

get the recipe
EskortOnline21May-46

STUFFED PORK FILLET WITH BACON CANNELLINI BEANS

My favourite way to cook at home is when I take a bunch of ingredients and …

get the recipe
Jan-Online-EskortRavioli-22

PORK RAVIOLI WITH SAGE BUTTER

This dish is a marriage of my three adopted homelands — France, Italy and the Kalahari. …

get the recipe
JAN_Spekko-Briyani-18-2

LAMB BRIYANI

This lamb briyani is just perfect for one of those Sunday family feasts.

get the recipe
JAN-CUBAN SANDWICH

PULLED PORK CUBAN SANDWICH

You have to try this pork rump recipe. The best part is that you can keep your leftover pulled pork and do it all again the next day!

get the recipe
JAN - Beef Wellington-094

BEEF WELLINGTON

I’ve always thought the name, Beef Wellington, sounds very grand

get the recipe
JAN - Eskort Pork Chops-021

Pork Chops with Parisienne Butter

Isn’t it time the underrated pork chop got the Parisienne treatment?

get the recipe
JAN - Bacon wrapped chicken-174

DEBONED CHICKEN IN A BACON WEAVE

Roast chicken is as classic as they come; a Sunday lunch staple. But every Sunday? Well, …

Get the recipe
JAN - Duck and Rice-16-3 copy

Portuguese Rice and Duck

Something about this traditional Portuguese dish reminds me of South Africa’s Spice Route era,

Get the recipe
Chicken Brioche_Thumbnail

Chicken Brioche Pies

You know when you try something new in the kitchen, not sure how it’s going to …

Get the recipe
Artboard 6

APPLE-STUFFED CHICKEN

The tartly sweet twist that the chicken breast has been waiting for, with a Mustard Beurre Blanc sauce.

Get the recipe
JAN-QUAILS

QUAILS IN WHITE WINE & GRAPES

Flavoured with tarragon, these quails are cooked following the traditional method. This bittersweet herb is similar …

Get the recipe
1M1A6892

Duck with red wine plum sauce

Collaborating with Pierneef à la Motte’s executive chef on a recipe for JAN the Journal Volume …

Get the recipe
JAN_Chicken Pie Recipe_thumbnail

ROAST CHICKEN AND BACON PIE

While lean chicken breast makes a great salad, I wouldn’t recommend it for baking a pie.

Get the recipe
image-272

CHUTNEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED POTATOES & APPLES

At Restaurant JAN, we put so much energy into every dish to ensure that what reaches …

Get the recipe
image-152

CHICKEN AND PRAWN KATSU

Talk about love at first bite! Don’t quote me on this, but I would imagine the …

Get the recipe
JAN-FESTIVE TURKEY

FESTIVE TURKEY WITH STUFFING ON THE SIDE

Turkey is a hot festive favourite, but in the wrong hands it can turn into a …

Get the recipe
Spekko-RicePancake-28

RICE LACE WITH SMOKED HADDOCK AND TÊTE DE MOINE

This is one of those extra special starters reserved for special occasions. In my …

get the recipe
JAN - Beer battered fish-16-2

Beer battered fish

What can I say, I’m a sucker for fish and chips, especially at those …

get the recipe
Delaire_HEADER

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.

get the recipe
Fishcake-Thumbnail

Rice & Salmon Fishcakes

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

get the recipe
SALMON-THUMBNAIL

Chakalaka with Salmon

My answer to this old fave is a Mediterranean twist, with colours as vibrant as the Côte d’Azur.

get the recipe
JAN HEDRIK RECIPE NICE SOUTH AFRICA – 3

THREE CLASSIC PIES

Having lived in France for the best part of a decade, I recently realised …

get the recipe
exc-5cf8b30816a4d200019f681f

CONFIT SALMON AND FENNEL SALAD

If the word “confit” (pronounced con-fee), reminds you of the Afrikaans konfyt (jam), don’t …

get the recipe
image

PEARL BARLEY RISOTTO WITH SEARED SCALLOPS

In South Africa we almost always buy our scallops frozen, since the fresh variety …

get the recipe
image-257 copy

CORIANDER, LIME AND PRAWN SOUP

Eating warm yet fresh is one of the great winter challenges, so is there …

get the recipe
image-256

QUICK AND EASY SEAFOOD SOUP WITH AÏOLI

Although I would never go as far as to call this a bouillabaisse recipe, …

get the recipe
JAN2BONline2B-2BCurried2Bfish2B252B2Bbread2Bsalad-13

Pickled baby hake with peaches

I’d love to say that I’ve always loved pickled fish in curry, but the …

get the recipe
exc-5c93d990fa0d607800ecc347

Sardine & cheddar toasties

There’s this idea that, when it comes to food, chefs never take the easy …

get the recipe
JAN - Vegetable rice rolls-8318

VEGETABLE RICE ROLLS

Remember when we still travelled freely to places like Thailand, Vietnam and Bali? While it certainly …

get the recipe
JAN-CONSOL

PICKLED VEG AND LABNEH

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

get the recipe
SpekkoOnline-18

The New Salomie

You can’t call yourself truly Capetonian until you’ve met Salomie. She’s feisty, like a rich, spicy …

get the recipe
JAN-SPEKKO RICE PIZZA

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 …

get the recipe
_JAN-CHEESE SOUFFLE

TWICE BAKED CHEESE SOUFFLÉ

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

get the recipe
Krummelpap_Thumbnail

Fried Krummelpap Side

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

get the recipe
Spekko-spanakopita_Thumbnail

SPANAKOPITA

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

get the recipe
Salad_Thumbnail2

Tomato and Bean salad

Now for something fresh and nourishing. I find this bean salad to be such a fresh spin on my usual

get the recipe
Lentil_HEADER2

DOUBLE VEGGIE BURGER

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that I am not vegetarian. But when you’ve been cooking for…

get the recipe
JAN-Cauliflower bites

SPICY CAULIFLOWER BITES

Imagine buffalo wings… but made of cauliflower and a light, crispy panko shell.

get the recipe
Imbo Flatbread_Thumbnail

Flatbreads with Hummus

For this fresh and fullsome platter, I used red speckled beans in a batch of flatbreads…

get the recipe
JAN HEDRIK RECIPE NICE SOUTH AFRICA-5

STUFFED TOMATOES

What is it about the Mediterranean that produces such a fantastic array of dishes? While vacationing…

get the recipe
MY FAVOURITE FOOD STORIES
JAN-HERB&SPICE

SPICE IT UP

YOUR NEW FAVOURITE HERB AND SPICE CHEAT SHEET If food were a language, proteins would …

Read More
JAN-FUTURE-RESTAURANT INDUSTRY

WHAT DOES THE FUTURE TASTE LIKE?

By Siobhan Redford, Macro Economist at Rand Merchant Bank From early 2020, we retreated indoors and …

Read More
JAN-Thermomix

KITCHEN CHAMELEON

CAN YOU EVER HAVE JUST ONE APPLIANCE?  Over the course of my career, I’ve pursued …

Read More
JAN-BAKE UP A STORM

BAKE UP A STORM

IF YOU HAD TO HAVE ONLY THREE BAKING TINS  Of course, all cooking brings me …

Read More
Scroll to Top
LOGIN
REGISTER