In die Kas: Chef Forti spices up Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp's dinner
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In die Kas: Chef Forti spices up Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp's dinner

Listen as Internationally acclaimed chef Fortunato Mazzone helps Elana with a delicious Potato and Bacon Frittata recipe.

bacon and potato frittata
Bacon and potato frittata.

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The Scenic Drive team introduced a fun way to help you get cooking with the ingredients that sometimes would leave you baffled.

Internationally acclaimed chef Fortunato Mazzone will join the team, every Wednesday to share his culinary magic with listeners of the Scenic Drive. Chef Forti is known for his carefully curated menu which combines the finest Italian cuisine paired with decadent drinks and dessert menu. 

Every Wednesday, listeners can message Rian with the five ingredients they have "in die kas" and Chef Forti will help you cook of something mouth-watering.

Workzone presenter, businesswoman, and mother, Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp was the first get some culinary help from Chef Forti.

Elana's five ingredients:

  • Tomato
  • Bacon
  • Potato
  • Mielies
  • Eggs

Chef Forti suggested a delicious and easy to make Bacon and Potato frittata, here is the recipe:

  1. Slice the potatoes thin (with the skin on)
  2. Fry bacon in oil
  3. Boil mielies and cut kernels of the mielies
  4. Layer potatoes in a roasting pan
  5. Slowly add some tomatoes
  6. Add bacon
  7. Add bacon oil
  8. Season with salt and pepper
  9. Take 6 eggs and whip them like scrambled eggs
  10. Pour over the potato dish
  11. Grate a little cheese on top

But will this recipe work for Elana's family? Have a listen as Elana shares her feedback:

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