Sunday braai – lamb rib eye; spinach and squash salad; herb and lemon salsa

Sunday braai - Lamb rib eye, spinach salad with roast squash and barberries and a herb salsa This is an easy salad for a braai - we served it with lamb rib eye and a fresh herb, lemon zest and celery salsa and a bottle of red.  Loved it. We used a kuri squash, but I don't see why this wouldn't work with any squash. 900g squash 30g brown sugar salt oil oil, to coat the squash 200g spinach leaves, chiffonade if not baby leaves handful of fresh herbs (I used basil and chives) 225g button mushrooms, wiped clean and quartered 20g barberries 90ml extra virgin olive oil 20ml verjuice Grated lime zest Salt and pepper -preheat oven to 180 deg centigrade -toss the pumpkin in the [...]

By |2018-12-03T15:05:33+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

EatOut: Where to get great pies in Cape Town

Warm up your winter with these cosy spots around Cape Town that serve up killer pies. From classic country-style chicken pies to decadent versions filled with unctuous lamb or mac and cheese, these places have got your comfort food cravings covered.Café Frank (Century City and City Bowl)This harvest-table restaurant is popular with the working lunch crowd. Check the daily menu to see which flavours and ingredients are being used for the day’s wholesome lunch offering. On the pie front, you can look forward to phyllo-wrapped fillings like roasted chicken and leek; lamb, pea and mint; beef and mushroom; and a wintery pork and red cabbage version. All lunch plates are served with a salad of your choice.

By |2018-12-03T11:01:18+00:00November 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EatOut: Where to get great pies in Cape Town

Cafe Frank Features – I love coffee

When a coffee shop or restaurant undergoes a name change it’s only natural to assume that the ownership has changed too.  But when such a space changes its name for other reasons, all of which are positive, it’s good to know what it’s all about. In May, Bree Street’s Rotisserie 360 undertook the new title of Café Frank. The reason? Owner Debbie Wynne explains that a fresh new offering deserves a fresh new name that encompasses the entire offering and not only one part of it (i.e. the rotisserie side of things.) She also adds jokingly that nobody could spell ‘rotisserie’ correctly. So what is the new offering all about? Well, there’s the lovely new indoor area, an added range of delicious deli and ready-made fare and as [...]

By |2018-12-03T10:58:10+00:00August 18th, 2014|Press, Reviews|Comments Off on Cafe Frank Features – I love coffee