Posts in school of food & wine
Marizen's Carrot Cake Recipe

Marizen is sharing her carrot cake recipe - a proven winner when guests go to their home. This is her go-to recipe when it’s time to impress. And that is does. It didn’t last long when tried and tested the school - a sure sign of success.

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Jessica's Spicy Thai Red Curry Soup Recipe

This dish bursts with flavour. It excites my tastes buds and reminds me of some of my favourite things - visiting my boyfriend on his family’s coriander farm; and sitting together as a family at a warm fire while sipping delicious soup and listening to the rain as it pours down outside.

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Tahila’s French Macaron Recipe

The food most like me would be a traditional French macaron with a chilli chocolate ganache filling. This is because the appearance is what you would expect of a macaron, but the flavour is a surprise.

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Cameron Easton's Avocado Ice Cream Recipe

This dessert is, despite its rich flavours, very clean and light. The flavour of the brownie is enhanced by the coarse salt, its sweet richness beautifully offset by the savouriness of the ice cream. The coriander hits your palette as a fresh and inviting aftertaste. This unusual pairing makes for a delightful ending to a meal – earthy yet light and fragrant.

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Sarah Farrington's Creamy Coriander Microgreen Dressing Recipe

Once seen as garnish in restaurants, microgreens have become known for their superior nutrient qualities – all thanks to a 2014 study, where researchers at the US Department of Agriculture, discovered that nearly all the 25 varieties of microgreens tested, had 4-6 times more vitamins and phytochemicals than mature leaves from the same plant.

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Nkululeko’s Microgreen Herb Pesto Recipe

One of Mlotshwa’s favourite recipes is his microgreen herb pesto. “It is quick and easy to make and versatile too. I’ve included ideas on the ways you can apply this pesto to an array of different dishes and applications” he comments. “The main thing to keep in mind when you apply this pesto to your dish is that you must not cook it further. When microgreens are cooked they are depleted of their nutrients.”

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Anele's Belgium Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Anele has chosen to share her home-cooked favourite - a perfect recipe to try over the festive season. “This is a very quick and easy recipe which I enjoy baking,” she says. “Whenever friends or my two nieces visit, I make Belgian chocolate brownies. Most people enjoy chocolate, and these are best served with creme fraiche and a good cup of hot chocolate.”  Anele has a seriously decadent sweet tooth.

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Nkululeko's Bean Soup & Cheese dumplings

The dish Nkululeko has chosen to share is one of his favourite home-cooked recipes,and the first meal he made for his fellow students in his first few days at the school. His bean soup and cheese dumplings promises to please.

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