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April 19, 2019

Melkkos and rekindling childhood friendships!

Posted on March 25, 2015 by in desserts, rsg

Melkkos

Melkkos is a South African Heritage dish that brings back fond childhood memories of families gathering around the kitchen table eating bowls of this deliciousness with sugar and cinnamon. Melkkos has so many recipes and I don’t think it is a regional thing, I think every family has its own unique way of making melkkos. […]

Top Deck Cookies for tea?

Posted on March 18, 2015 by in baked goods, rsg

Top Deck cookies

Top Deck Cookies? Yes, just like the chocolate, it comes with two divine layers, vanilla and chocolate. Top Deck Cookies are going to steal hearts in my home. That’s for sure! In our home Top Deck also refers to the two color hairstyle of the 80/90’s! This time, Top Deck Cookies are for  real and […]

Fish Pie – make it and invite a crowd!

Posted on March 4, 2015 by in rsg, seafood

fish Pie

Fish Pie was the reason  I crossed paths with the Bloemfontein Fynproewers. Oh happy days! Fish Pie and Bloemfontein – quite an odd combination, but sometimes opposites attract and this fish pie story is proof that it works. Retha Cronje, former chairlady of the Bloemfontein Fynproewers, was looking for a recipe for a fish pie […]

No-bake Salted Chocolate Tart

Posted on February 25, 2015 by in baked goods, desserts, rsg

No-bake Salted Chocolate tart

No-bake Salted Chocolate Tart with Muscavado cream and Frosted Berries – oh my word, I am short of breath just thinking about it! No-bake Salted Chocolate Tart with Muscavado cream and Frosted Berries, made with only 6 ingredients – I am breathless, full stop! How is it even possible?Just look at these gorgeous images and […]

Peppermint Crisp Chocolate Fridge Cake

Posted on February 18, 2015 by in baked goods, rsg

Peppermint Crisp

Peppermint Crisp was never been my favorite chocolate as a child. No, I was a Lunch Bar and Tex kind a girl. Peppermint Crisp in my opinion was a chocolate for the elderly. A chocolate I would buy my mom or my grandma! Then Peppermint Crisp tart became famous and I had to swallow my […]

Frozen Watermelon Lemonade for my Valentine!

Posted on February 10, 2015 by in Beverages, rsg

Frozen watermelon Lemonade

Frozen Watermelon Lemonade sounds like Summer doesn’t it? Frozen watermelon Magarita I have seen and heard of, but lemonade, nope! When I saw it on Hein van Tonder’s site, Heinstired, I was sold on the idea! Trust Hein to think of this refreshing idea! For a bean counter, this talented friend of mine is going […]

Guava Dessert – just like mom made it!

Posted on February 4, 2015 by in desserts, rsg

Guava Dessert

Guava Dessert or better known to us as (Bazaar) Pudding! Guava Dessert, just like my mom and ouma made it. Light fluffy, sweet  and so, so fragrant from the delicious guavas! Bazaar (market) pudding is one of my childhood memories. It was always the fist stall I visit at the church markets ( just before […]

Chicken Mayonnaise Pies

Posted on January 21, 2015 by in baked goods, rsg

Chicken Mayonnaise

Chicken Mayonnaise is by far my favorite toasted sandwich filling! Make sure you put enough mayonnaise on mine, thank you! Chicken mayonnaise is also delicious in wraps, pitas, as a salad or on little super white sandwiches, the kind you eat at funerals! I have had all of the above, but I have never had […]

Durban Mutton Curry Recipe – When in Durban, eat curry!

Posted on January 14, 2015 by in lamb, rsg

Durban Mutton Curry

Durban Mutton Curry, the first on my menu when I visit Durban, that is for sure! Durban Mutton Curry, Cape Malay Curry, Bunny Chow, Thai Curry – you can literally travel our beautiful country or travel the world and eat a different curry every day! I saw the recipe for Durban Mutton Curry on Drive […]

Christmas Fruit loaf for the “not-so-organised”

Posted on December 16, 2014 by in baked goods, rsg

Christmas Fruit Loaf

Christmas fruit loaf with a strong cup of coffee on my Mom and Dad’s porch…… I can think of nothing more appealing right now! Christmas Fruit loaf is for those of you (like me) who are impulsive, un-organised and a little on the lazy side when it comes to pre-season baking! My mom believes that […]