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Hibachi chops and chick

Cannot wait for some Hibachi weather

So waiting for a break in the rain so we can have a Hibachi grill with some Lamb Chops and marinated Chicken breasts on the bone, together with sides of Potato salad and a Big Fat Greek Salad. Yum!


Carriageworks Farmers Market

We visited the Carriageworks Market for the very first time, it was excellent with fresh farm fare like honey still on the comb, fresh vegetables, and many more it was like an adventure discovering all the various stalls.

scotch bonnet chillies

Scotch Bonnet Chillies

Scotch Bonnet chillies looking great soon to be added to some spicy food. Scotch Bonnet chillies have a heat rating of 80,000–400,000 on the Scoville Scale that means crazy hot!


Day 290 Suurings

These Suurings have been used in cooking in the Cape by the local people for decades. The stems and flowers are sour and they were used instead of lemons in stews and bredies.

Green tea vinegar

Day 171 Flavoured Vinegars

Local flavours coming into their own with Fynbos vinegar along with other flavourings like Green Tea. South Africa has so many unique plants and it is great to see them coming out.