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JAN | Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen | Various Recipes

MY AT-HOME RECIPES

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JAN | Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen | Various Recipes
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Summer Syrups

Ban or no ban, it’s always a good idea to have a non-alcoholic trick (or two) up your sleeve.

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TWELVE PAP DISHES

The best thing about coming home, without a doubt, is the pap! these 12 pap dishes are the ones I love most

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Egg Salads

These four egg salads form a collection of some of my favourite experiments of late – and they’re just too good…

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Baking

Almond & Naartjie Florentines

Think of a Florentine as a fancy form of teatime treatery. Even the name bestowed on this ultra-luxurious,

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Baking

Flatbreads with Hummus

For this fresh and fullsome platter, I used red speckled beans in a batch of flatbreads…

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Baking

Oat and Rosemary Biscuits

It always amazes me how the right wine pairing can turn a simple combination of ingredients into something memorable. In …

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Meat

Ouma’s French Makeover

The concept of wrapping meatballs in leaves originated in ancient Greece, where they wrapped…

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Easy Lentil Soup

When it comes to keeping a bagful of nourishing goodness on hand for one of those chilly winter evenings, I …

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Coffee butter

Coming home from school, I would often find Ouma Hessie (Ouma Maria) at the kitchen table, eagerly waiting for us …

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Chocolate Chip Mosbolletjie Rusks

While living in South Africa during lockdown, I got quite accustomed to my morning “koffie en beskuit”. Since returning to …

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Banana bread french toast

There are times for watching what we eat and then there are times that are more about eating than watching. …

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VETKOEK (Quick and Simple)

As much as I’d love to say I’ve got a zen-like calm about me, quite content to watch a loaf …

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Baking

THREE CLASSIC PIES

Having lived in France for the best part of a decade, I recently realised just how much I miss an …

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Desserts

SALTED CARAMEL BONBONS

The one thing you must know when speaking to people in the chocolate trade is that there’s a big difference …

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MELKKOS (milk and cinnamon ribbons)

Nostalgia, like food, is an endless journey to me. So, it makes sense that, in my mind at least, the …

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SMORGASBORD

You know me, I’m a sucker for anything to do with our culinary heritage. And although the smorgasbord isn’t technically …

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How to make your own Lip Balm

That famous line, “you are what you eat”, was coined by the French physician Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in 1826. He believed …

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Overnight oats and yoghurt with apple & cinnamon

When it comes to breakfast, most chefs tend to neglect themselves. From the moment I wake up, I’m planning my …

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Braaibroodjie revival

Living with one foot in France and the other firmly rooted in South Africa, I have come to learn that …

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Greek-style yoghurt with pan-fried apricots ad berries

I’m back in a seriously wintry Nice after a glorious couple of weeks in sunny South Africa, so of course …

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