• Sashimi

    Sashimi differs from sushi in that it is simply thinly sliced, super fresh raw fish (sushi is always served with rice). In Japan it's often enjoyed early on during a meal with various garnishes sush as shredded daikon radish, wasabi an…

  • Asian-dressed sashimi

    Freeze 200 g salmon trout for 1 hour, then slice thinly. Mix 1⁄3 cup soya sauce, 1 sliced chilli, 1 x 5 cm piece sliced ginger, 2 cloves sliced garlic, the juice of ½ lemon and 1 t sesame oil. Drizzle over the salmon trout and ga…

  • Tuna sashimi and strawberry salad

    Thinly slice the tuna and divide between four chilled plates.   Thinly slice the radishes and cut the strawberries into bite-sized chunks, then arrange on top of the tuna.   Run the blade of a vegetable peeler down the…

  • Tuna sashimi with ginger-soy dressing

    Thinly slice the tuna at a slant. Place the slices onto a bed of crushed ice and scatter the halved grapes and lemon or lime slices on top. Serve with watercress and a side of the ginger-soy dressing. Per serving: 576.2kJ, 23.4g pr…

  • Tuna poké plates

    Using a very sharp knife, carefully slice the tuna, then cut into 1 x 1 cm cubes. Just before serving, layer the vegetables, nori and coconut in bowls or on a platter, then top with the tuna, sesame seeds and dressing. Serve immediately.…

  • Japanese cooking

    The basics of Japanese cooking

    You don't need to be a sushi master to enjoy authentic Japanese dishes at home. Here are the most popular meals from the land of the rising sun, and what you'll need to make them.

  • The modern Caesar

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Toast the French loaf slices in the oven until lightly browned. Heat a medium-sized frying pan over a high heat. Add the oil and, when hot, quickly pan-fry the prawns for 3 to 5 minutes, or until just cooke…

  • 5 summer no-cook classics that beat the heat

    Can’t stand the heat? Stay in the kitchen, but turn your back on the oven and conjure these no-cook classics with the freshest fish, the juiciest fruit and the crunchiest veg. Light. Refreshing. So right for summer.

  • Electricity-free cooking

    Load shedding recipes

    No electricity means supper is cancelled and you're forking out for takeaways again, right? Wrong. Try our collection of recipes that are perfect for power cuts, picnics and dinner under the stars.