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Pieter’s sourdough tips
February 5, 2021

Here are some of Pieter’s tips for making great sourdough bread. Yes, it takes time, but it’s forgiving and totally worth…

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Apple and pear crumble – a follow-along video
January 27, 2021

Here’s another recipe you can make with your free school meals hamper from Whole School Meals CIC. You will also need…

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Making mushroom omelette – follow along at home
January 19, 2021

Pieter shows you how to use some of the ingredients in your free school meal hamper from Whole School Meals CIC….

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Pieter shows you how to make pumpkin fritters
January 17, 2021

Chef Pieter van Zyl of Chequers Kitchen Cookery School shows how to make pumpkin fritters

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Tomato salad with salsa verde
April 12, 2019

It may not seem like it with this cold easterly wind, but here's a reminder that summer really is round the... Read More
How to Make a Gorgeous Aioli
November 16, 2015

Aioli is a sauce with roots in Provence, similar to a mayonnaise and usually includes garlic, olive oil, egg yolks and lemon juice. Tasty and fresh, Aioli adds liveliness to any dish. As everything, it always tastes better when you make it from scratch.

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How to Preserve Lemons
November 16, 2015

Pieter Van Zyl gives us a quick tutorial on preserving lemons. As an ingredient, they can be very expensive to buy pre-made, but Pieter shows us how we can make them ourselves at a fraction of the cost. All you need are lemons, sugar and salt.

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