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Coq Au Vin Recipe

An Umngazi twist on this classic french dish! INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup good pinot noir, or a good Bordeaux blend 6 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on 180g good quality rindless bacon, cut into 1cm-thick batons 2 brown mushrooms, thickly sliced 5 portobelini mushrooms, thickly sliced 8 small button mushrooms, halved 2 small red onions, quartered Extra virgin olive oil 60g unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon smoked salt flakes, plus extra, to serve Fresh thyme 3 bay leaves Bunch of flat leaf parsley leaves, to serve Mashed potato, to serve METHOD Step 1
Combine the wine, thyme and bay leaves in a bowl.… Read the rest


We loved this recipe by Yuppiechef for Bar One Cheesecake. See original recipe on This fridge cheesecake is made of Bar-One, on the list of  most loved chocolate bars and bursting with caramel, nougat and cocoa goodness.… Read the rest

Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

This quintessential drink can be made from tequila or whiskey, around since the mid 1800’s. The earliest version of this drink contained simply, water, sugar, bitters and booze.… Read the rest

Cosmopolitan Recipe

If you’re a regular at hosting parties and dinners, this one is a crowd favourite and had to be on our list.… Read the rest

Gooey Chocolate Brownie

INGREDIENTS 200g Dark Chocolate 250g Butter 50g Chopped Walnuts Nut 30g Cocoa Powder 65g Cake Flour 5ml Baking Powder 360g Castor Sugar 4 Large Eggs 1 Cup Chocolate Chips METHOD: Preheat Oven at 180 Degrees Line a 24 cm Spring Form Pan Melt chocolate and butter over a double boiler add nuts.… Read the rest
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