Three (very) easy desserts

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I don’t do cakes. Or puddings, or trifles – any desserts for that matter. Well, okay sometimes I have to. Being from a VERY Cape Malay community is like that. Over the years I’ve honed a few which I can whip up, with a modest budget and the minimum of fuss.

Indian melanzane recipe

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Chef-turned-adventurer, David Grier, set out to run from the northernmost Hindu temple in the Himalayan foothills of Kashmir right down to the southern tip of India. This is his recipe for the Indian melanzane he cooked on his travels.

Tandoori chicken braai recipe

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Braaing food has immeasurable benefits – the dry heat improves the taste and texture of the meat. These benefits are also typical of a tandoori oven, so this tandoori chicken on the braai is the best of both worlds.

Snoek pâté recipe

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A slice of warm toast liberally smeared with snoek pâté is guaranteed to take me to the West Coast, that rough diamond of our great country.