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Table for Ten – Part 3: Fairly Frugal Grocery Shopping…

November 16th, 2012 · 15 Comments

We have been writing a series the last couple of weeks… on A Table for Ten: How to feed a family of ten day after day and produce at least 30 meals a day 365 days of the year… it just so happens that one of the first questions folk ask, when they discover we […]

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Tags: Monday Munchies · Organizing Se7en

Table for Ten – Part 2: The Hardware… Kitchen Tools We Do and Don’t Use…

November 1st, 2012 · 41 Comments

This is the second in our “How to…” Series on how to consistently feed a family of ten and the associated guests… Our first post was on the food rules that keep our meals flowing from day to day. And this post is the post about the tools and the gadgets we use in our […]

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Tags: Monday Munchies · Organizing Se7en

Se7en Reviews: Simply Delicious by Alida Ryder…

October 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

A week of food blogging would not be complete without a cookbook review… and a South African cook book by a fabulous food blogger!!! Earlier this year I was privileged to attend the Cape Town Food Blogger’s Indaba and what an experience it was… One of the speakers was Alida Ryder who blogs at Simply […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Monday Munchies

Se7en’s Ultimate Pastry Post: The Celebrity Chef Turns Pastry Chef for a Blogpost…

October 25th, 2012 · 13 Comments

We live with a celebrity chef and he cooks and he cooks and he cooks… He gets it into his head to master a skill and then he pursues it until he has got it. One year it was zesting and this year it was pastry. So here you go: pastry in a nutshell from […]

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies

Table for Ten – Part 1: Se7en + 1 Food Rules…

October 24th, 2012 · 21 Comments

One of the first questions folk ask about having eight kids is how on earth do we feed them… and another friend who keeps asking me to write “How Do You… ?” Posts… This is going to be one of those. In fact, the more I though about “the what, the when and the how […]

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Tags: Monday Munchies · Restaurants

There’s a Friendly Spar Wherever You Are… And A Fab GiveAway…

October 23rd, 2012 · 37 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we got a really surprising email… from Spar!!! And they were offering an offer to our readers that we couldn’t resist… They would let us try out their Freshline Range of Products, which consists of fruit and veg products as well as the bakery… And they gave us voucher to […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Monday Munchies · Saturday Spot · Shopping

Se7en + 1 Alien Cake Pops for Yuppie Chef…

October 16th, 2012 · 9 Comments

So here you go in Se7en + 1 steps: We began with a cake… a plain old “Quickest Cake in the World” kind of cake… and don’t worry if little folk have been nibbling it, because you are going to have turn it into cake crumbs anyway… A couple of months ago we bought a food processor and I am still learning the ropes… but it was a lifesaver… A push of the button and we had cake crumbs!!! … Then you combine your crumbs and icing together to form a thick mixture… We kept some icing back and added more than enough icing sugar… this is great workable modelling clay, you can roll it you can shape it – anything… add a dash of colour using food colouring and a toothpick and you are away!!!

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