Executive chef Brad Ball of Steenberg Vineyards’ Bistro Sixteen82 in Cape Town gets creative with eggs

Compiled by Raphaella Frame-Tolmie Photographs Sean Calitz Recipes and food product on Brad Ball


For the beef tartare: ■ 400g local beef fillet, chopped very finely by hand ■ 10g gherkins, finely chopped ■ 10g capers, finely chopped ■ 10g red onion, finely chopped ■ 2T tomato sauce ■ 1t Dijon mustard ■ 5 drops of Tabasco ■ 1T olive oil

■ 1t Worcestershire sauce ■ 1 egg yolk ■ salt

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In July, 1951, Dial married Clara Mae Murrow, and they had five children: Thornton, Jr. (Little Buck), Richard, Dan, Mattie, and Patricia, who was born with cerebral palsy. The family lived in a brick bungalow that Dial built amid the shanties of Bessemer s Pipe Shop neighborhood, not far from the Pullman-Standard railcar factory where he worked as a machinist. Shortly after Patricia died, in the spring of 1987, Arnett appeared. Dial took it as a godsend.

One of the first pieces that Arnett bought from Dial was a tall sculpture of a turkey, for two hundred dollars, «I said,

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P a n n a c o t t a

A People seem to have the impression that p a n n a c o t t a, the classic Italian dessert similar to flan, is difficult to make. In truth, it’s actually quite simple!

Try this panna cotta recipe at home when you want to add a little Asian flair to your meal. The inspiration for this recipe came from the milk tea shops I frequent. I’m so hooked on these sweet Asian drinks that I thought of flavoring the traditional Italian dessert with my favorite milk tea essence—green tea!

The important thing to remember when making panna cotta

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This dish is a perfect study in the balance of flavors and textures. The earthiness of the mushrooms will satisfy your craving for meatier fare.

Serves 4 Prep Time 20 minutes Cooking Time 10 minutes

— 4 shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps sliced in half

— 6 straw mushrooms

— 4 black wood ear mushrooms

— 4 table spoons oyster sauce

— 2 table spoons Chinese rice wine

— ½ cup chicken stock

— 1/2 medium carrot, sliced into rounds

— 1/2 cup cauliflower florets

— 1/4 cup snow peas

— 3 squares firm tofu (tokwa), cut

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Puffs «Pears» with frangipani

Poached pears stuffed with almond franzhipana in the shell of puff pastry will eclipse any other treat on your desk. Crisp perfectly contrasts with the soft core of fruit and nut cream.


The confectionery business frangipani called almond cream with butter. His exquisite nutty flavor goes well with aromatic pears and turns pretty simple dessert and special holiday treat. Franzhipan this recipe can be prepared not only from almonds, roasted and ground hazelnuts, cashews or Brazil nuts. If desired, lemon zest, orange or lime, replace, or use ground spices — cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.

How to wrap PEAR

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Layer Cake with vegetables

Bright and satisfying main course, which is equally appreciated by both vegetarians and meat eaters so. Under the golden crust dough hides filling of roasted vegetables, rice and fresh herbs. Additions to this cake takes a bit — quite mixed lettuce, lightly dressed with olive oil and balsamic vinegar.


Preheat oven to 200 ° C. Mix the chopped bell peppers, onions, eggplant and fennel, season with olive oil, season to taste and place in baking dish. Bake in oven for 20 minutes, add the zucchini and cook for another 20 minutes, until the vegetables are soft and begin

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Secrets of vegetable soup.

It would seem impossible to spoil a vegetable broth. But one wrong move — and you turn healthy soup canteen soup. It is unlikely that the family will appreciate it.

1 Let’s start with the roots.

The main flavor of vegetarian broth give parsnip roots, celery and parsley. Do not neglect this nuance. Peel them, cut into large chunks and immerse in boiling water. The total mass of should be about 2 palms on a 3-liter pot. After 30 minutes, remove them with a slotted spoon and either discard or pass through a sieve and return to the broth.


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Get the most out of nature!

Not only are your favorite berries are able to endow the body with vitamins. Leaflets with berry bushes sometimes do not yield fruit in the presence of medicinal properties.


Thanks tannic and astringent substances, raspberry leaves help stop internal bleeding and have a beneficial effect on the intestines. They are also used as an expectorant and antitoxic, strengthen the immune system.


1 tbsp. l. wild raspberry leaves pour a glass of boiling water. Let sit 30 minutes. Eat 40-50 ml 3-4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.



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Cook Timer

After going through this you will start wondering what you have been doing without this. Yes, a simple kitchen timer with 14 possible settings—the minimum being 2.5 minutes and the maximum 45 minutes. What is more, the repeat accuracy is in direct proportion to your patience in setting a preset. In any case, an accuracy of two to three per cent is easily achievable, and for domestic needs even this is luxury.

To set a delay of 45 minutes, a timer in the monostable mode would have been sufficient- But the repeat accuracy would suffer due to the use of

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Ginger ECU

Cute chocolate with ginger biscuits flashy jewelry made of white glaze and chocolate spirals -imenno what you need in the middle of the day when you want to indulge yourself with a cup of sweet tea.


Preheat oven to 180 ° C. Beat butter and sugar in a lush cream. Whisking, enter part of mashed eggs, each time adding a tablespoon of flour to the mass does not clot. Sift the remaining flour on top with baking powder, cocoa powder and ginger. Stir until a homogeneous mass. At the end pour the milk.


Place the

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