Ina Paarman's Blondies

Our Brownies are one of our most popular bake mixes. Do try this white chocolate recipe with added nuts using our Vanilla Cake Mix. Makes ± 25 YOU WILL NEED 2 extra large eggs, at room temperature ½ cup (125 ml) butter, melted ½ cup (125 ml) canola oil ¾ cup (180 ml) fresh full…

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Pork Chops with Plums

Ina Paarman;s Pork chop and plums

The success and succulence of this recipe for pork chops with plums depends on the thickness of the chops. Ask the butcher to cut 2 cm thick chops from a whole pork loin. Serves 4-5 YOU WILL NEED 4 pork loin chops, 2 cm thick Ina Paarman’s Lemon & Black Pepper Seasoning ½ cup (125…

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Speculaas Flavoured Chocolate Chip Cookies

Speculaas flavoured chocolate chip cookies

On our last trip to Holland I became hooked on the delicious flavour of these biscuits. Do try them, they are superb with a cup of coffee. Use the generous amounts of spices as stipulated in our recipe to ensure the authentic flavour. Makes ± 25 YOU WILL NEED 1 x 390 g Ina Paarman’s…

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Chicken and Char-grilled Pepper Salad

Chicken salad

Classy and cool, we plated the salad on a pretty non-breakable plastic plate. Easy to transport and non-breakable. Serves 4 YOU WILL NEED 1 shop bought rotisserie chicken, skinned and boned Ina Paarman’s Cajun Spice 1 x 250 g Ina Paarman’s Char-grilled Peppers 4 extra large eggs, at room temperature freshly ground black pepper 1…

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Buttermilk Cake Recipe

Buttermilk cake

We have found that the Vanilla Cake is delicious and stays moist for longer if made with buttermilk in place of milk and a mixture of butter and oil instead of all oil. In place of butter icing we use a simple Lemon Water Icing drizzled over the cake. Do watch the video. Makes 1…

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Flattie in a Frying Pan Recipe

Flattie in a Frying pan

Looking for a quick and easy way to cook a chicken without having to switch on the oven? Try this Flattie in a Frying Pan Recipe. Serves 4 – 5 YOU WILL NEED 1 fresh chicken 1 T (15 ml) Ina Paarman’s Cajun Spice 2 T (30 ml) canola oil 1 T (15 ml) butter…

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Biltong Salad with Blue Cheese and Figs

Biltong salad

This Biltong Salad with Blue cheese and Figs is  South African fare at its best. Use fresh figs when in season. Serves 4-5 YOU WILL NEED 2 punnets rocket leaves 6 preserved whole green figs cut into quarters 200g very finely sliced (paper thin) beef biltong, semi-dry 125g wedge of creamy blue cheese Ina Paarman’s…

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Chicken à La King Recipe


This Chicken a La King Recipe is a classic. Serves 4 YOU WILL NEED 4 chicken breast fillets, each cut across the grain into 5-6 slices or 400g whole mini fillets Ina Paarman’s Chicken Spice 1 T (15ml) butter 2 T (30ml) olive or canola oil 200g button mushrooms, sliced 2 T (30ml) Ina Paarman’s…

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Keep your apples chilled for the best quality fruit

Keep apples chilled for quality

With hot summer temperatures expected for the next few months, here are some tips from Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing’s Quality Assurance Manager, Henk Griessel for how to keep your fruit fresh for longer. “Keep apples and pears chilled. They soften 10 times faster at room temperature than in the fridge. Ideally, store your apples and pears…

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Pink Apple Sauce Recipe

Pink apple sauce

Stunning colour and delicious taste! This pink apple sauce recipe makes a big batch. Freeze half for later or bake an apple pie. Stir 1 cup of apple sauce into the batter of our Red Velvet Cake.

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