Category: From my farm kitchen

Healthy Chocolate Cake for a blue Monday

Putting healthy and chocolate cake in the same sentence is a bit bizarre, but as far as a chocolate cake could be healthy and delicious at the same time, this one ticks the boxes. I took a recipe from my old stick-it-together recipe book and adjusted the ingredients to create a low-carb cake. I have…

Impala Salad with sweet and sour garlic sauce.

I love experimenting with ways to serve food, especially South African Venison. This is what came out this weekend. This recipe serves two, so you can adjust accordingly or make smaller portions for starters. What you need for the meat: 2 Impala or Springbuck tenderloins Worcester Sauce (If you are eating low-carb, like we are,…

Cheeseboards and Sparkling Wine

Today, with lunch we were celebrating with some guests. I packed a cheeseboard to go with the lunch, which is something I love doing. Cheeseboards are like a work of art and colour. I like to add at least three different cheeses, but the more you add the better. Today I added a Roquefort, a Pecorini with a nutty…

CocoPecanNutCookies – Low Carb, High Fat ©

Cookies in a jar

Today I made up a recipe for cookies with common ingredients in low carb/high fat cookies. After I made them, I put them in the refrigerator to set and went shopping. Shopping takes some time, since the closest decent grocer is 60km away. Nevertheless, when I came back and wanted to photograph the cookies, there…

Purple Onion, Butternut & Tarragon Omelette ©

The Omelet

My post about the Tarragon yesterday inspired this recipe. Purple Onion, Butternut & Tarragon Omelette Ingredients: Eggs to make the omelettes 1/2 Purple onion, sliced 1/4 of a small butternut, diced into small blocks 4 Strips of shoulder bacon, diced into small blocks 2 twigs of fresh tarragon Mascarpone style cream cheese Salt & Pepper to…