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Hei hei wedges (serves 2 as a side dish):

Course Side Dish


  • 4 - 5 medium potatoes Maris Piper or other fluffy variety

For the marinade:

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 ham stock cube chicken would be fine
  • Large pinch salt
  • olive oil

For the seasoning:

  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Preheat the oven to 200°C. Slice the potatoes into wedge shapes.
  • In a pestle and mortar, combine all the marinade spices and pound withe garlic until you have an orangey-brown paste. Add oil until you have a gloopy mixture and coat the wedges liberally. Arrange cut sides down on a baking tray and roast for 40 minutes, turning every ten minutes, until crisp and cooked through.
  • Combine the seasoning ingredients and shake over the fries as you serve. You'll probably have excess seasoning for another day.