Starters, snacks & sides

Four dessert sandwiches

Four dessert sandwiches

Meat and mayo aren’t the only things to put between your bread. We bring you dessert sandwiches sure to satisfy that sweet tooth.

Pap balls with chickpea chakalaka

Pap balls with chickpea chakalaka

Celebrity chef, Lucia Mthiyane, shows us how a humble bag of pap can be transformed into a spicy starter.

Wontons

Wontons

Got leftover chicken curry? Make some of our delicious wontons.

Stuffed spuds on mykitchen.co.za

Stuffed spuds

Our guide on how to make stuffed spuds INGREDIENTS 8 potatoes, cooked Leftover pukka chicken yellow curry, bones removed Sour cream, to top Grated cheese, to top Coriander, to garnish METHOD 1. Preheat oven to 200°C. 2. Trim the ends off the potatoes so they stand upright. Scoop out ⅔ of the flesh. Fill with spoonfuls of curry. 3. Place in a roasting… Read more →

Naan

Naan

MAKES 6 // HANDS-ON 30 min // HANDS-OFF 60 mins INGREDIENTS 5g yeast 1 tsp honey, melted 125 ml lukewarm water 250g white bread flour ½ tsp salt 3 tbsp butter, melted 3 tbsp double-cream yoghurt 1 tbsp nigella seeds METHOD 1. In a bowl, mix yeast, honey and water. Set aside until it bubbles. 2. Place flour and salt in a bowl and… Read more →

Mini toad-in-the-holes

Mini toad-in-the-holes

Easy to make and delicious to eat, mini toad-in-the-holes are a great starter or snack that bring something unique to the table.

Oat Energy Balls

Oat Energy Balls

I have a major sweet tooth, so during the week (when I’m trying to be good), I snack on these energy balls – and let me tell you, they are lifesavers! They’re perfect for that afternoon slump or when you need a boost for gym.