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Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding

Posted on July 26, 2017 by in baked goods, desserts

Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding

Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding – Can you even imagine how delicious it is? With or without custard, it is my new favorite winter dessert. My Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding happened by chance. I had a basket full of blood oranges that I had to use before I leave for Port Elizabeth tomorrow and I craved […]

Puff Pastry Mince Roll for dinner.

Posted on June 27, 2017 by in beef

Puff Pastry Mince Roll

Puff Pastry Mince Roll for dinner and you need very little else. Maybe a salad in summer or some sweet peas in winter. My Puff Pastry Mince Roll even has a surprise layer of creamed spinach in there so it’s like eating your meat and veggies in one bite. Of course, the thin layer of […]

Burnt Butter Banana Bread – next level stuff!

Posted on May 25, 2017 by in baked goods

Burnt Butter Banana Bread

Burnt Butter Banana Bread – a superb tongue twister, say it faster and faster. It has a wonderful ring to it, don’t you think. Like something you should eat NOW! This Burnt Butter Banana Bread is the result of my therapy session in the kitchen. I wanted (no needed) to make the ordinary extraordinary. I […]

Yogurt Cranberry Seed Rusks – Dunk it Eat it!

Posted on May 2, 2017 by in baked goods

Yogurt Cranberry Seed Rusks

I love these Yogurt Cranberry Seed Rusks, the problem is, once I start, I cannot stop. My Yogurt Cranberry Seed Rusks are the result of using up all the bits and bobs in the seed jar, but also to see if I can replace buttermilk in a recipe with yogurt. Well, I killed two birds […]

Snack Times become feasts with a little planning

Posted on December 14, 2016 by in baked goods, snacks

Snack Times

Snack times are my best times. Those informal get-togethers that end up being the best memories. Snack times can either be stressful and expensive or, with a little bit of clever shopping and cupboard stocking, most enjoyable. I thought it would be a good idea to give you a peep into my festive stock cupboard. […]

Marmalade Cake – A burst of Citrussy Flavors you have to try.

Posted on August 12, 2016 by in baked goods

Marmalade Cake

Marmalade Cake is a winter indulgence of note. It is packed with citrussy flavors and your taste buds will be dancing between the bitter, sweet and sour notes. This marmalade cake is the quickest cake you will ever bake and whether you use my marmalade recipe or buy it in a jar at your local […]

Red Velvet Cheesecake for Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 12, 2015 by in baked goods

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake – Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I will give in to the pressure of baking something so trendy and overrated. Red Velvet Cheesecake, mom please! Said my son as he scoffed down the cake in four, maybe five bites. Carrot cake yes, chocolate cake yes, but red velvet […]

Homemade Ice cream with Amarula!

Posted on November 26, 2014 by in desserts, rsg

Homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is just the best thing ever! Just think about it, you can never ever run out of ice cream again! Well technically you can, but it will be your own fault! Homemade ice cream is the easiest thing to do and after today, you won’t even need an ice cream machine! Add […]

Blueberry and Lavender Pies!

Posted on August 8, 2014 by in baked goods

Blueberry

Blueberry – my mind immediately goes to the old Satchmo singing in his gravely voice “I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill…….” Blueberry Hill was not written by him, but his 1949 recording of this classic, send it to the top of the charts and it became quite an iconic song! Well, I found my […]

Back to school friendship muffins

Posted on January 9, 2014 by in baked goods

back to school

Back to school – I cannot believe 2014 is here and with it a year filled with tasks, projects, tests, exams and also multiple lunchboxes to fill every day! Back to school lunchboxes to me must be interesting, exciting and filled with little surprise snacks – just to take the sting out of being back […]