Jeanie Beales

As a child I wanted to grow up and marry a farmer… simply because it was so different from my life right on the shores of the ocean. Well, I didn’t marry a farmer but a surfer instead. The urge, however, to grow stuff and make great food for a big family never left. We are on acreage with a sea view and easy access to fresh caught crayfish and other seafood – the best of both worlds. As an artist and writer I enjoy creating new recipes, tweaking traditional ones, and sharing the results not only with family and friends, but online.

Egyptian Walking Onions – Everything You Need To Know

Egyptian walking onions were possibly in your grandparents’ gardens, but over time they were forgotten. Nowadays, this very useful and easy plant is making a comeback, and reclaiming its rightful place in our gardens. The name is certainly a strange one – and the plant even stranger. Most of us are used to onions with …

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boerewors

Authentic Boerewors Recipe – South African Sausages

No matter where they settle in the world, South Africans will find a fellow countryman who can make boerewors, or they will learn to make it themselves – that’s how much they miss their traditional sausage. Boerewors, translated from Afrikaans, a language derived from the Dutch settlers, means farmer’s sausage. It has a rather crumbly …

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Pork Wellington

Pork Fillet (tenderloin) Wrapped in Puff Pastry a.k.a. Pork Wellington

We all know the famous Beef Wellington recipe, but this one is great if you are on a budget as pork fillet, or tenderloin as it is also called, is quite affordable and makes for an impressive dish. Serve with roasted mixed vegetables and a creamy mash, or whichever vegetables take your fancy. The secret …

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