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Quick Nutella Pull Apart Loaf

Posted on September 20, 2017 by in baked goods

Quick Nutella Pull Apart Loaf

My Quick Nutella Pull Apart Loaf was definitely quick……… quick to disappear off the plate. The kids LOVED this Quick Nutella Pull Apart Loaf, the way the dough is all stretchy and then the oozing Nutella in the folds. Any child’s dream breakfast, I suppose. My son insisted on having his with a creamy cappuccino […]

Nutella Squares – a must for the cookie tin!

Posted on November 11, 2013 by in baked goods


Nutella, remember that creamy, chocolatey hazelnut spread that makes your resistance crumble? Here it is now in a cookie form to enjoy with your favorite cup of coffee! Nutella is not in my shopping trolley every month,  for two specific reasons. Firstly because it is on the pricey side and considered to be a luxury […]

Easy Chocolate Nutella Cake with Vanilla Mousse and Hazelnut Praline

Posted on August 2, 2013 by in Uncategorized


Easy Chocolate Nutella Cake with Vanilla Mousse and Hazelnut praline! I can see you shake you head in disbelief, thinking, what on earth is easy about that? First of all, what  is a praline? What is easy in making a vanilla mousse and I am not a good baker, these are just a few questions […]

Nutella Croissant Pudding and a bit of drama on RSG

Posted on July 24, 2013 by in desserts, rsg


Nutella………. if I could buy it in buckets full, my son would be the happiest boy alive! Its not that he likes it as a bread topping, pancake filling or something that the culinary world have never  before seen, he eats it  just like that! Straight from the jar… with a small spoon, he says […]

Easy Raspberry Lime Coconut Bars

Posted on September 17, 2020 by in baked goods

Easy Raspberry Lime Coconut Bars

My Easy Raspberry Lime Coconut Bars are just the thing to have in your cupboard now when all the students and busy with exams. With a cup of tea or coffee, it is a very good incentive to keep them going for a bit longer. ThesecEasy Raspberry Lime Coconut Bars are very similar to these […]

Pecan Cheesecake Squares

Posted on November 25, 2019 by in baked goods

Pecan Cheesecake Squares

These Pecan Cheesecake Squares are quite the buzz on the internet. I just had to try them. Pecan Cheesecake Squares are not cheap to make, but I got 24 large squares from this recipe and they are incredibly rich. I ti that time of the year when kids have class parties, book clubs and scrapbook […]

Savory Bread and Butter Pudding

Posted on June 25, 2018 by in baked goods, cheese

Savory Bread and Butter Pudding

Savory Bread and Butter pudding for breakfast is as wholesome as it gets. It is creamy, salty, cheesy and comforting, exactly what I look for in a breakfast. This savory bread and butter pudding was born in Prince Albert at the African Relish Cooking School. Whenever I present cooking classes there we cook for the […]

Christmas Baked Alaska – Summer Celebrations

Posted on November 24, 2017 by in baked goods

Christmas Baked Alaska

My Christmas Baked Alaska is perfect for a South African Christmas. A Summer Christmas with sun and sea and open skies. The Christmas Baked Alaska also has a surprise element, because no one knows what is on the inside, until you cut it. Kind of like a Christmas gift….. just edible! The part I like […]

Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf

Posted on October 19, 2017 by in cheese

Camembert Cranberry Pull Apart Loaf

This Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf belongs on a Christmas Menu somewhere, but I can simply not wait to share it with you. The Camembert cranberry pull apart loaf has my favorite flavors. I love to pair Fairview Roydon Camembert with fresh or dried fruit especially something tangy such as cranberries, raspberries, maybe nectarine or […]

Breakfast Skillet Blinis – what a way to start your day!

Posted on April 26, 2017 by in baked goods

Breakfast Skillet Blinis

Breakfast Skillet blinis? What next? My breakfast skillet blinis idea is for the lazy Sundays, the divine sleep-in long weekends or for any other day when making small petite blinis is just too much to handle. According to Wiki, blinis are small thin pancakes, traditionally made from buckwheat flour.  They are usually served with smoked […]