Blog Archives for category Food


Here’s another old recipe from the Chalet Suisse. We made loads of these during winter and served them with mashed… Continue reading »

Chickpea & Baby Marrow Curry

This got put onto our menu at work after we started making it really frequently as our staff meal. Enjoy… Continue reading »

Ernst’s Chalet Suisse Garlic Butter

This is the general purpose garlic butter I learnt to make at the Chalet Suisse in East London. It was… Continue reading »

Melting Moments

Melting Moments 900g butter 220g castor sugar 220g maizena 470g flour Cream butter and castor sugar together. Mix flour into… Continue reading »

Tomato Relish

A really simple cooked relish that used to be commonplace but now is hard to find for some reason. I… Continue reading »

Steamed Buns

This is a staple to have in our freezers at work. It makes a great impromptu lunch dish once defrosted… Continue reading »

Lemongrass & Ginger Jelly

I made this at work this past weekend. Fortunately I’m lucky enough to have my own big lemongrass plant and… Continue reading »

Cucumber Kimchee

Cucumber Kimchee Spicey and refreshing, just what I’ve been craving 3 cucumbers, 1/4 lengthwise, seeds removed, then halved lengthwise and… Continue reading »

Iron Pigs

Iron Pigs aka little blocks of cakey-coconuty-chocolatey goodness. I was introduced to these while working in Cradock….. For that I… Continue reading »

Pickled Fish

Another from the archives at work. I was taught this while I was still at the Movenpik 4kg stockfish  *cut… Continue reading »