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MAKE BEST HOMEMADE BURGER

Make best homemade burger. Its all in the meat patty and the bun Best homemade burgers ever When I was chef to Elton John, the thing he liked best was a good burger! I have admittedly, and only at times of severe hunger pangs, pivoted  to the McDonald’s, Burger...

WOLF DRESSED SHEEP CLOTHING

Wolf dressed sheep clothing. To cut a long story short, I left my job as Elton Johns chef and went to Venezuela. You can’t pull wool over my eyes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8kQu2YpG-E These were the golden years of the 80’s with a society composed of many rich and millions of poor....

HEALTH RETREATS IN SPAIN

Akinon resort La Nucia, Spain-get healthy and eat like a gourmet. Health retreats in Spain In my 40 year career as a chef, I have focused a great deal on health & fitness and have visited a number of health resorts all over the world. Akinon scores my top...

GETTING ORGANIZED AT HOME

Uncle Joe getting organized at home Messy cook Uncle Joe is very proud of his brownies though he doesn’t make them very often, due to the fact that the recipe is quite complex and it takes him at least two hours of prep time before the mixture is ready...

WORLD GREATEST CHEESECAKE RECIPE

WORLD GREATEST CHEESECAKE RECIPE. Everyone says “my cheesecake is the best” but mine really is! My criteria for a superb cheesecake: Must be creamy and not stick to the palate So here we go-world greatest cheesecake recipe. So easy to prepare even a kiddie could do it!  you will...

CHEFS HELP WITH CRISIS

What is the Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Hospitality Industry? Chefs help with crisis! Help with crisis- Food service teams and chefs worldwide are mobilized in order to arrange free meals to the medical staff while putting themselves at risk in order to battle the crisis. In France...

KITCHENAID ARTISAN STAND MIXERS

    Kitchenaid artisan stand mixersWhen discussing kitchen equipment of any type, I only review quality brands based on personal experience. Why should you trust me?For the past 40 years, I have worked as a chef in some of the worlds top restaurants and hotels, my own Michelin star...

FRIENDS OF ELTON JOHN

Memories of a chef. Fun times with friends of Elton John I decided to Do a geographical!, sell up my little bistro in Cape Town and move to London. There I registered at a temp chef’s agency. One may have been sent on a job to a simple cafe...

MACHINES WITH BRAINS-THERMOMIX

  One of the most versatile machines with brains on the market today is the Thermomix. My previous article on setting up a home kitchen, left your kitchen in a somewhat rudimentary state, yet certainly sufficient to cook up a mini storm provided of course that you have a...

SETTING UP A HOME KITCHEN

Setting up a home kitchen from scratch CHANGING PERSPECTIVES-a new world is emerging! The aftermath of the COV19 crisis is more likely to see us spending a great deal more time in our own home kitchens. As we are faced with looking at life from a totally different perspective,...