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Michelle Phetlhe
  • One love, one heart, one pot

    It is easy to substitute ingredients and achieve equally desirable results. Baking, on the other hand, requires exact tools which will ensure measurements are precise to ensure bakes don't stick, burn or simply to bake evenly.We came across a One...

  • Self- Saucing Chocolate Pudding

    Yes fine, I love the long nights and short days, cuddling up in a mooi mooi is a guilty pleasure. Soups and hearty dinawa dishes taste a lot more suitable and enjoyable. Scones or rusks with a piping hot cup of Laarger tea are perfect at any time of...

  • Stuffed. Folded. Goodness.

    Very specific classic Indian spices are used and it makes it seem as though there is a standard or generic filling. That’s not where my uneasiness lies. It’s in the symmetry of the final product that I always get a bit panicked.The perfect...

  • Phaletjhe

    There is porridge, then there is soft pap, then medium (nna ke wela ha) then there's the hard type that almost seems to break up when attended to. I might have mentioned it before in passing.I think in the house we all like soft pap while Shalom...

  • Sopo ya lephutshe?

    It's hard work peeling tough-skinned butternuts, probably made easier with good technique and tools. We don't shy away from cheats and convenience to save time, and we do advocate ready-made butternut chunks. Alternatively, try this trick...

  • Pita Pockets

    So when you are in a foreign place, it only makes sense to visit the sites, learn some of the local language to get by and be more personable, including treating your pallet to local cuisine in whatever proximity. Engage the chef, waiters or event...

  • Noodling around

    I'm embarrassed to say, but I only paid them attention in my adulthood and really because my oldest son had tried them out and enjoyed them.Over the years, seasonally we have Maggie 2 Minute noodles available in the house for those moments where...

  • Soup at its best

    A head of cabbage remains one of the most affordable and diverse foods. Think about it, soup, coleslaw, fried cabbage, roasted cabbage, cabbage rolls. There's really a lot of meal diversity.Many times I hear about cabbage soup, it is associated...

  • Tomato soup

    At this point I had appreciated Mexican, Chicken and Minestrone Soup (had this one for the first time with mom in JHB). Just realised how I have such fond memories attached to the two times I discovered I loved these two types of soups.All the other...

  • Home. Perfect Pie.

    It has such a nostalgic taste for me and reminds me of once in a while being treated to pies from the home of the perfect pies. Nxu stru, this recipe tastes equally wholesome.When I first discovered this recipe, I was very curious and equally...

  • The Stuff of Dreams

    I remember one of the first times we made this chicken at a Chellzkitchen class, it got raving reviews from everyone! There’s a friend of mine who always requests stuffed chicken breasts when I have a chance to treat her to a Chellzkitchen meal for...

  • Green Moong Dal

    It started with a minor case of congestion before bed, followed by a headache and now a cough. My appetite is a little wonky. I feel peckish but can hardly taste anything.Eating food you cannot taste has to be the worst kind of torture, cooking is...

  • Chicken. Basil. Pasta

    They are glad to be back as we are glad they are back home. It didn’t take long for me to get backed up into a corner, “What’s for Supper?” big brother asked. While tending to his avocado on the windowsill, checking if indeed moms taken care...

  • Pineapple wings

    As much as go le serame, it’s great entertainment outdoors and gape le abo le godiste mollo. They allow for bon fires, winter fashion, drinks to flow and good hearty food and conversations.This is an incredible wing recipe, great for prep outdoors...

  • Spykos delicious

    The kids quite enjoy the occasional Mafesh and Magwinya so I made them a batch at home. My homemade ones are different in a few ways from those of bo-Mmaseapei, but are equally good.There is no recipe for motherhood; you need to feel it, live it and...

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