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    The Flavourful Chicken Club Salad Recipe You Need In Your Life Right Now

    Bird or bacon? No need to choose. There’s a no-membership-required policy for this club. Step right up for a feast of flavour when you try out this chicken club salad recipe.

    Best part? We know how busy you are so we’ve built in a mindful task you can do while you are cooking.

    How To Maximise Your Meal Time Prep

    A 2018 study suggested that writing about positive experiences for just 15 minutes a day, three times a week, may boost resilience and help ease feelings of anxiety and stress. Now, it’s time to embrace the power of putting pen to paper in the 20 minutes your club chicken roasts.

    Don’t know where to start? Here are some journalling prompts:

    What three ordinary things bring you the most joy?

    What is one good thing that happened to you today?

    What five personality traits are you most thankful for?

    What’s something about your health or body that you’re grateful for?

    Chicken Club Salad Recipe

    Serves 4–6

    “I like to cook this with bone-in cutlets and then, once the chicken is done and rested, I cut the bone out and slice the meat. If you find this a little daunting, just ask the butcher to debone the cutlets for you first or use thigh fillets. Thighs are forgiving; you’ll just need to reduce the cooking time as explained below.” says Lucy Tweed, author of cookbook Every Night of the Week.


    1kg Chicken cutlets (thighs), bone in, or thigh fillets

    Olive oil, for brushing

    Sea salt

    150g Round pancetta, thinly sliced

    1/4 Baguette (or 1/2 small one), thinly sliced on the diagonal

    2 Avocados, peeled and cut into wedges or slices

    1/2 Iceberg lettuce, cut into thin wedges

    3 Very ripe tomatoes, sliced into thin rounds

    125ml Vinai-no-regrette

    2 Tbsp Chives, finely chopped

    Vinai-no-regrette (makes approx. 375ml):

    125ml Lemon juice

    1 Garlic clove, peeled and smashed

    2 Tbsp Dijon mustard

    2 tsp Each sugar and sea salt

    50g Parmesan, grated

    250ml Extra virgin olive oil

    Optional Ingredients:

    Fresh bread, to transform it from a salad into the stacked sandwich you love. Be sure to use thick slices of a crusty bread, like baguette.


    Preheat your oven on grill.

    Brush the cutlets or thigh fillets with oil and season with salt. Place, skin-side up, on a baking tray and grill for 5 minutes until crispy.

    Switch to oven mode and set to 180°C.

    Cook the chicken cutlets for 10 minutes (if you’re using thigh fillets, skip this bit).

    Add the pancetta, softly scrunched or folded in little clusters, to the baking tray with the chicken.

    Place the baguette slices onto the tray too (if using), allowing them to soak up the fatty juices.

    Return to the oven and roast for a further 20 minutes until the pancetta and bread are crisp and golden and the cutlets or thigh fillets are cooked through. Good time to journal.

    Remove from the oven and allow to cool to just warm.

    Cut out the bones if you used cutlets and cut each piece of chicken into about four jaunty slabs. Assemble the roasted stuff on a platter, along with the avo, lettuce and tomato. 

    Dress with the vinaigrette and scatter with chives. More

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    This Tasty Super Greens Pie Is The Best Way To Sneak In Your Veggies

    Make this vegetarian pie and your body will defs thank you for including all these greens in your diet. Trust us! Plus, we’ll show you the ultimate time hack to get in a workout while you’re cooking.

    How To Maximise Your Meal Time Prep

    Has your week gotten off to a far more frantic start than you anticipated? Or maybe you’re struggling to find the hours or minutes to fit in some exercise? We’ve got just the solution for you!

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    While your pie bakes, you’ll have 40 minutes to get bendy with our ​​Hatha Yoga Class with yoga and pilates instructor Duduetsang Phele. You’ll just need a yoga mat or big towel, a pillow and a small towel. Easy as pie!

    Check out the video below:

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    Super Greens Pie

    Serves 8

    This vegetarian pie recipe was created by the amazing food and recipe writer, stylist and Instagram genie, Lucy Tweed. She is the creator of Every Night of the Week, an Instagram account full of recipes for people who don’t like recipes. We feel seen!

    And now she has a wildly entertaining and practical cookbook filled with shortcuts and permission to do it your own way. You can get your own copy of Every Night of the Week by Lucy Tweed here. It’s filled with tons of recipes that are just as easy and delicious as the one below.


    1 Bunch rainbow chard, leaves removed and torn, stalks chopped into 1cm pieces

    6 Garlic cloves, chopped

    1 Onion, chopped

    2 tsp Ghee (olive oil is also fine)

    1 Bunch kale, chopped into 4cm pieces

    250g Frozen spinach, thawed, drained

    Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

    500g Fresh ricotta

    2 Eggs, lightly beaten (reserve 1 teaspoon for the egg wash)

    Handful of dill, chopped

    Handful of flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped

    Handful of mint leaves, chopped

    Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

    250g Halloumi, grated

    1 tsp Dried oregano

    1 Rectangular sheet (or 2 squares) good quality shortcrust pastry

    1 Rectangular sheet (or 2 squares) good quality puff pastry

    1 Tbsp Black and white sesame seeds

    Optional Ingredients:

    Lemon wedges

    Sriracha and kewpie mayonnaise (yes, we know it defies tradition)


    Preheat the oven to 180°C.

    In a large frying pan over medium heat, fry the chard stalks, garlic and onion in the ghee for 10 minutes.

    Turn the heat to high, add the chard and kale leaves and fry for a further 5 Minutes

    Add the spinach and season with salt and pepper, then remove from the heat and allow to cool.

    In a large bowl, combine the ricotta, beaten egg (except the teaspoon you’ve remembered to keep back), dill, parsley, mint, lemon zest and juice, halloumi and dried oregano. Now stir in the chard mixture.

    On a large (50cm x 30 cm) baking tray lined with baking paper, place one rectangular sheet of shortcrust pastry or overlap two square sheets and seal at the centre.

    Spoon the ricotta and chard mixture on top.

    Top with the sheet of puff pastry, crimp the edges to seal completely and score using long diagonal slashes.

    Whisk together the reserved egg and 1 tablespoon water to make an egg wash. Brush over the pastry and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

    Bake for 40 minutes until golden and puffed, while you do some yoga. More

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    3 No-Cook Lunch Recipes That Go WAY Beyond The Sandwich

    Load shedding starts and hunger strikes! Within a few minutes of browsing foodie videos on Instagram and TikTok; Grrrrr; your hunger pains elevate. These quick and easy lunch recipes will fuel you up in a jiffy and you don’t even have to cook anything.

    Try these delicious and nutritious no-cook recipes:

    Roast Beef Salad

    Serves 4

    Time: 15-minutes

    What You Need

    2 small heads butter lettuce, torn into pieces

    35 grams sliced roast beef

    1 large tomato, cut into wedges

    1/2 red onion, sliced

    110 grams of soft goats cheese, crumbled

    1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

    2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

    2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

    Salt and black pepper


    Divide the lettuce, roast beef, tomato, onion, and goat cheese among bowls. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

    Drizzle over the salad.

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    Gazpacho Chicken Salad

    What You Need

    1 cucumber

    4 cups shredded chicken (buy a ready-cooked chicken)

    2 chopped peaches

    2 cups halved cherry tomatoes

    1 yellow bell pepper

    ½ cup diced red onion

    1 cup feta


    1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

    2/3 cup fresh basil

    2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar

    1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper


    Slice cucumber into long strips with a peeler; squeeze out excess water.

    Toss with shredded chicken, peaches, cherry tomatoes, yellow bell pepper and red onion feta.

    Chill mixture. Serve on a bed of greens.

    Drizzle with dressing.

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    Fresh Spring Rolls

    What You Need

    1 large garlic clove, smashed

    1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar

    1 teaspoon Thai green curry paste

    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

    2 tablespoons fish sauce

    1/4 cup chopped coriander

    1/4 cup chopped mint

    1/3 cup mayonnaise

    4 cups coleslaw mix

    2 cups of either shredded roast chicken, ready-cooked prawns or tuna depending on your preference.

    24 rice paper wrappers


    In a mortar, pound the garlic to a paste with the brown sugar and green curry paste.

    Add the lime juice, fish sauce and three tablespoons of water. Stir in half of the coriander and mint.

    In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise with one tablespoon of the green curry dipping sauce. In a large bowl, toss the coleslaw mix with the roast beef and the remaining cilantro and mint.

    Fill a pie plate with warm water. Dip two or three rice paper wrappers at a time in the water, then set them on a work surface to soften, for about one minute.

    Spread a scant teaspoon of the curry mayonnaise on the bottom third of each wrapper and top with a scant three tablespoons of the filling you’ve chosen (tuna etc.).

    Roll the wrappers into tight cylinders, tucking in the sides as you go.

    Transfer the rolls to a plastic wrap-lined baking sheet and repeat with the remaining wrappers, curry mayonnaise and filling.

    Just before serving, cut each roll in half and serve with the dipping sauce. More

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    Try This Trendy And Delicious Vegetarian Orzo Pasta Recipe Now

    Have you been seeing orzo pasta all over your TikTok FYP or being used in Insta Reels everywhere and not quite sure what this new trendy ingredient is? Well, you’re in luck! We’re here to explain and then give you a recipe that will have you firmly on the orzo train in no time.

    What Is Orzo?

    It may look similar to rice but it definitely isn’t (and it definitely isn’t gluten-free either). Orzo is a thin, oval rice-shaped pasta. It is traditionally made with semolina flour which is a type of flour made from Durum wheat, but it can also be made of whole grain.

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    When you’re looking to buy orzo, as with any store-bought pasta, you want to find a quality brand that uses quality ingredients. We’re talking about a brand that uses semolina with higher protein content. Not only is it important to hit your #proteingoals, but this creates a sturdier pasta that is better to cook with and won’t leave you eating a mushy meal.

    Now that you know what it is, it’s time to find out what it tastes like with this recipe!

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    Orzo Pasta With Roasted Pumpkin, Red Onion, Feta & Almonds

    Serves 4 as a main course and 6-8 as a side dish

    This dish is as good served at room temperature as it is served warm. It can certainly be a vegetarian main course, but also as a side dish as part of a bigger spread, says Ilse van Der Merwe, the creator of this delish recipe and author of cookbook Simply Seasonal.

    But hey, don’t just stop there! If you’re wanting to get ahead, you can meal prep this on Sunday and portion it out for lunches throughout the week. The great thing about it being vegetarian is that it will keep for longer than a meat dish.

    Want to make it vegan? Lose the feta!

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    ±500g Pumpkin, peeled and cubed

    3 Large red onions, sliced into slim wedges

    ±45ml Olive oil, plus extra salt and pepper, to taste

    500g Orzo pasta (or rosmarino or risoni)

    60–125ml Flaked almonds, lightly toasted in a dry pan

    2–3 Rounds feta cheese, crumbled

    Small bunch fresh Italian parsley, finely chopped

    Small bunch fresh mint, finely chopped (or basil or dill)

    Squeeze of fresh lemon juice, to taste


    Preheat the oven to 220°C. On a large baking sheet lined with baking paper, spread out the pumpkin and red onions, drizzle evenly with olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Roast for 25 minutes until tender and golden brown.

    In the meantime, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta for 7 minutes, then drain. Add a drizzle of olive oil to the pasta and stir to coat, then transfer the pasta to a large serving bowl, adding the roasted pumpkin and onions.

    Add the parsley, mint, feta and a squeeze of lemon juice, then season all over with salt and pepper and stir gently to mix well. Top with the toasted almonds and serve warm or at room temperature. More

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    Exactly How To Make The Perfect Pizza On The Braai

    While we’re still on braai pies, why not experiment with even more with a braai pizza? This recipe can be made as healthy as you’d like. Skimp on the cheese and add extra flavour using spices and herbs to lower the kilojoule amount. You can make this even healthier by subbing white flour for something denser and more nutritious, like pea or chickpea flour. Plus, baking the dough on the braai comes close to that wood-fired oven effect, something a domestic oven will never achieve.
    Braai pizza: what you need

    1 packet instant yeast
    2½-3½ cups stone-ground white bread flour (like Eureka Mills)
    1 cup lukewarm water
    Pinch sugar
    2 tsp salt
    ¼ cup maize meal
    1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

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    For the topping

    400g tin whole tomatoes
    2 tbsp butter
    2 tbsp olive oil
    2 onions, sliced
    1 bag baby spinach leaves
    Half a lemon
    200g tub feta
    Black pepper
    Extra-virgin olive oil

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    In a large bowl, mix the yeast and sugar into the warm water and leave for 5 minutes. Stir in the oil. Add the maize meal, then stir in the flour. Tip the dough onto a floured surface and knead for 5 minutes. Wipe another large bowl with olive oil, add dough, cover and leave in a warm place to rise until it’s doubled in size (1-2 hours). Punch down the dough and leave it to rise for another 40 mins. Divide the dough into four balls and leave to rise for 45 minutes.
    While the dough is rising, prepare the topping: process the tomato in a food processor or with a hand-held blender until more or less smooth.
    Sauté the onion in the butter and olive oil (covered) over very low heat until golden and sweet (about 40 mins). Remove onions, add a little olive oil and cook spinach, tossing it around constantly until it’s bright green and wilted. Add a spritz of lemon juice, then chop finely.
    Prepare the coals but don’t separate them out to the sides; once the coals are at a relatively high heat, they’re ready. Turn a baking sheet upside down and brush with olive oil.
    On a floured board, roll out one of the balls of dough into a five-millimetre-thick circle. Place on the baking sheet and brush with oil. Slide the pizza base (off the baking sheet) onto the grid and cook for about a minute. It should be cooked underneath and when it begins to resemble a giant poppadom. Slide back onto the baking sheet and cook the side facing up, then repeat with the other rounds of dough. Let the coals die down until considerably cooler – around medium heat.
    Add the topping to the cooked side of the pizza: spread with a thin smear of tomato, add spinach and onions, crumble over feta and grind over pepper.
    Slide back onto the grid. Close the dome and cook for another 1 to 3 minutes. It’s ready when the base is crisp (but not burnt) and the cheese is just melting. Drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil and serve immediately. Repeat with the other bases.

    Makes 4 pizzas. Per 364g serving: 3051kJ, 29g fat (13g sat), 1 980mg sodium, 95g carbs, 6g fibre, 8g sugars, 23g protein.
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    Impress Everyone With This Simple Spinach And Ricotta Lasagne

    The best advice for prolonging your youthful good looks: eat your veggies!Make this all-green spinach and ricotta lasagne or incorporate more green into your meat-sauce lasagne by adding three spinach layers and keeping the other two filled with bolognaise. Making your own lasagne means you’re more able to control the ingredients and therefore, keep your kilojoule intake lower than it would be with store-bought varieties packed with extra salt, sugar and fats.
    Remember: a good lasagne doesn’t go slip-sliding away but stands upright on your plate.
    Spinach And Ricotta Lasagne Recipe
    For the spinach and ricotta lasagne filling

    1 tbsp olive oil
    300g chard, washed, cored and sliced
    150g baby spinach leaves
    50g herbs (we used flatleaf parsley, winter savoury, one stick rosemary, sage, thyme and sweet rocket)
    150g ricotta
    1 tsp grated lemon zest
    Freshly ground nutmeg
    Sea salt flakes and freshly ground pepper

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    For the béchamel

    30g butter or plant-based margarine
    30g flour
    450ml low-fat milk, warmed
    24.5cm x 17cm lasagne dish

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    Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat, add all the greens and cook for a few minutes, tossing constantly, until bright green and wilted. Place in a colander and use a bowl to press down on the greens and squeeze out every bit of liquid. Process in a food processor until smooth, seasoning with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Combine with the ricotta and lemon zest and set aside.
    In a small pot over medium heat, melt the butter until foaming, add the flour and cook, stirring until it smells biscuity. Gradually whisk in the milk until smooth. Bring to a boil, simmer for two minutes and season.
    Preheat the oven to 200°C.
    Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, cook the lasagne sheets for one minute and set aside on a plate lined with a tea towel. To assemble the lasagne, spread two tablespoons of bechamel over the base of a 24.5cm x 17cm lasagne dish and cover it with two lasagne sheets (you’ll have to cut them to fit). Spread two to three forkfuls of the spinach mixture over the lasagne sheets and then drizzle over two tablespoons of béchamel. Continue until you have five layers, finishing with a layer of spinach drizzled with four tablespoons of béchamel.
    Bake for 20 minutes. Rest for 10 minutes. Cut into squares and serve with a drizzle of your finest extra-virgin olive oil.

    Serves 4. Per 363g serving: 1 965kJ, 17g fat (7g sat), 490mg sodium, 65g carbs, 14g fibre, 8g sugars, 23g protein.
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    Why Fast Food Delivers Far More than Convenience

    In 2022 ‘phoning it in’ isn’t a bad thing… in fact it’s the best thing for those with a fast-paced schedule and ever-increasing demands on their time. Leading on-demand delivery brand, Mr D, provides South Africans with the most convenient way to order from a vast range of restaurants, exotic cuisines from around the world, snacks and treats and even a drinks cart – all with the opportunity to pay immediately.
    But the option to order food from anywhere at any time is so much more than just convenience as a service. The entire process, from selection, to ordering, to payment, to delivery, offers an incredibly attractive trade-off.
    Saving you time, and calories
    For the working professional, it often seems hard to have it all. Between juggling the demands of your job and keeping fit, all while still enjoying a social life, feeding yourself can sometimes feel like a bit of an uphill battle — especially when you’re trying to stay healthy. But it doesn’t need to be.
    With Mr D’s vast range of restaurants there’s options for everyone. From nutritious vegetarian cuisine, to low-calorie Poké bowls, and even something for those craving the enjoyment of a home-cooked meal, you won’t struggle to find something delicious that’s as healthy as it is convenient. Because fast food does not have to be bad food.
    Balance and enjoyment – Mr D offers the best of both worlds
    Nowadays we hear so much about maintaining a good work-life balance. Easier said than done when work and play leave little room for some of life’s daily necessities. Not a problem with Mr D, which has you covered, no matter the circumstance.
    Getting home late, exhausted after a post-office workout? Having family or friends over for dinner and not sure what to cook? With a few simple taps, not only does an entire world of dining choices open up, but you can also pay, set the location, and track your order throughout the entire process – seamlessly and effortlessly – which adds to the enjoyment. You’ll always know exactly where your meals are and when you can expect the doorbell to ring. So the only fast you need to worry about is the pace of your life and workouts.
    Mr D has fast food sorted for you
    Gone are the days of takeaways being limited to a handful of restaurants. With Over 10 000 restaurants to choose from, Mr D has options for every taste and dietary requirement.
    Just tap on the Mr D app to take a tantalising journey through your options because mealtimes should be woohoo moments, every single time. It doesn’t matter what you’re in the mood for – Italian delights, a convenient curry, an Asian taste explosion or something to please your sweet tooth – Mr D delivery is your dinner-time winner by making sure your cravings are catered to on time, every time. The hardest part is deciding what you want to order
    For more on Mr D’s quest to conquer effort check out Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
    The Mr D delivery app is available on the App Store, Google Play and AppGallery. More

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    10 Healthy Summer Recipes You Can Make In Under 20 Minutes

    Healthy summer recipes are easy enough: add fresh, crisp ingredients, toss and enjoy. But iceberg lettuce and a plain vinaigrette don’t have to be the be-all and end-all of your summer diet. When creating healthier recipes, there are so many ingredients that pack flavour but don’t add excess kilojoules to your plate.
    Right now, you want food that’s fresh and fast – and that features the season’s bounty of healthy ingredients. These recipes from creative culinary guru Mark Bittman do all that. Best of all, each one takes less than 20 minutes to make!
    Healthy Summer Recipes
    1. Feta and Watermelon Salad
    Combine watermelon balls or cubes in a bowl with crumbled feta cheese, sliced radishes, chopped fresh chives and a few drops of olive oil; toss well. Spoon over a crisp wedge of iceberg lettuce, being sure to use all the extra juice left in the bottom of the bowl.
    2. Deviled Eggs with Crab
    Hard-boil eggs; meanwhile, combine crab meat with a spoonful of Dijon mustard and mayonnaise or yoghurt, lemon juice, diced red bell or small salad pepper, paprika and cumin; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Run eggs under cold water, shell and halve them, remove and mash the yolks into the crab mixture; stuff into the whites. Sprinkle the top with chopped parsley (or caviar, for that matter).
    Mark’s Tip: Buy fresh crab meat or use chopped cooked prawns.
    3. Rocket with Balsamic Strawberries
    Hull and slice about two cups of strawberries and place them in a large salad bowl. Toss with two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and several twists of the black pepper grinder. Let it sit for five minutes. Add a bunch of rocket, some crumbled goat’s cheese and a sprinkle of salt; drizzle with olive oil and toss.
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    4. Prosciutto, Peach and Mozzarella Salad
    For each person, cut a fresh peach into eight wedges. Tear prosciutto and sliced mozzarella into bite-size pieces. Dress mixed greens with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss in the peaches, prosciutto and cheese.
    5. Wholewheat Spaghetti and Cucumber with Dipping Sauce
    Boil and salt water for pasta; meanwhile, combine a quarter cup of chicken stock or water, three tablespoons of soy sauce, two tablespoons of a little honey mixed with warm water, and a teaspoon of sugar in a bowl; mix to dissolve the sugar. Cook the noodles until al dente, then rinse under cold water. Serve a nest of the noodles along with sliced cucumbers in a bowl (set it over ice cubes if you like), with a small bowl of the dipping sauce on the side garnished with chopped spring onion.
    Mark’s Tip: Add a bit of freshly grated ginger or wasabi for more spice, and top with bits of cooked meat or tofu.
    6.Courgette and Dill Soup
    Grate a couple of courgettes. Cook a chopped onion in butter until softened, then add the courgette and stir until softened (five minutes or so). Add vegetable or chicken stock and bring to the boil; simmer for about five minutes, then purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and lots of fresh chopped dill.
    Mark’s Tip: For a richer texture, add fresh ricotta, sour cream or yoghurt while puréeing.
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    7. Fish Tacos
    Cook a chopped red onion in olive oil for a minute or two. When it’s soft, add a big pinch of ground cumin or coriander and some salt and pepper. Keeping the heat relatively high, add about 450g of fish fillets (white fish works well here; you can also try crab or prawns) and stir to break them into chunks, cooking until they’re just opaque. Remove from the heat, squeeze lime juice over the mixture and scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Warm corn tortillas and fill with the fish mixture. Top with shredded cabbage, chopped tomato, a splash of hot sauce (red Tabasco is good) and a dollop of sour cream.
    8. Honey Eggplant
    Combine half a cup each of chopped parsley and breadcrumbs with three tablespoons of olive oil, two tablespoons of honey, a minced garlic clove and a pinch of salt. Cut one large or two medium eggplants crosswise into 2.5-centimetre slices and score the top of each slice.
    Put the slices in a dish and spread the breadcrumb mixture over the tops, pressing it into the slits. Partially cover with wax paper and microwave on high for about five minutes. Remove the paper and cook for another two or three minutes, until very soft. Sprinkle with lemon juice and serve with yoghurt on the side.
    9. Korean Braaied Beef
    Slice a fillet steak into two-centimetre pieces. Mix together a teaspoon of sesame oil, a tablespoon of brown sugar, three tablespoons of soy sauce, a tablespoon of a little honey mixed with warm water, two minced cloves of garlic and a pinch of dried chilli flakes. Brush the meat with the sauce and braai until it begins to crisp (about two minutes per side), basting frequently. Serve the beef sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds and chopped spring onions.
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    10. Spicy Braaied Pork with Peach Marmalade
    Combine a quarter cup of peach or apricot preserve with some minced garlic, a tablespoon of olive oil, a tablespoon of soy sauce, half a teaspoon of mustard powder, a pinch of cayenne pepper and salt. Coat thin, boneless pork chops with the marmalade and place on the braai, taking care not to let the marmalade burn. Slice fresh peaches or apricots in half and remove the pits; sprinkle with salt and cook flesh-side down until they start to brown and just soften. Serve the fruit with the pork. More