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July 19, 2019

Blueberry Yogurt Muffins – Deliciously good for you!

Posted on July 13, 2018 by in baked goods

Blueberry Yogurt Muffins

Blueberry Yogurt Muffins, a cup of tea or coffee and we are ready for the day. These Blueberry Yogurt Muffins are not overly sweet and the pops of fresh blueberry here and there almost justifies taking a second one. I always have Blueberries in my fridge or freezer. They are like little vitamin bombs, perfect […]

Macaroons vs Macarons – do you know the difference?

Posted on April 30, 2018 by in baked goods

Macaroons

Macaroons vs Macarons? Many, many people do not know the difference, so don’t despair. Macaroons vs Macarons, which one is which? Well here it is finally, the difference…… If you read this amazing article, you will find that they ARE related in some weird and wonderful way. A macaron (mack-a-ROHN is the correct pronunciation ) […]

Delicious Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Posted on April 2, 2018 by in baked goods

Delicious Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Delicious Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are just the perfect addition to a lazy Easter weekend. Make a big pot of coffee, gather the troops and watch how a feast unfolds right in front of you. My delicious Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are about the fourth recipe I made from this beautiful pumpkin and believe it or not, […]

One Cup Yogurt Muffins – Sweet or Savory

Posted on October 9, 2017 by in baked goods

One cup Yogurt Muffins

One cup Yogurt Muffins is perfect for a baking session with your kids. These One cup Yogurt Muffins I saw at the Spar Junior Chef event that was held last Saturday here in Cape Town. It seems as if I was under a rock somewhere, because the internet is flooded with this clever recipe. Most of […]

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 […]

Dutch Apple Cake – cracks ‘n all!

Posted on July 5, 2017 by in baked goods

Dutch Apple Cake

My Dutch Apple Cake is not not going to win the any beauty pageant or Koekedoor, but to me she is just beautiful. Had a Dutch Apple Cake at Waverley Hills Restaurant recently and it was seriously the best Apple Cake I have ever eaten. I asked Chef Francois du Toit for the recipe and […]

Lepelsteeltjies – one is just NEVER enough!

Posted on March 6, 2017 by in baked goods

Lepelsteeltjies

Lepelsteeltjies are my downfall. I have no limits and no resistance either when it comes to these delectable little biscuits. For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about, lepelsteeltjies are small cheese biscuits with a jam center. It is like eating jam and cheese on a sandwich, just way better. […]

Baked Brie with pesto and roasted tomatoes

Posted on December 15, 2016 by in cheese

Baked Brie

Baked Brie is from the gods. Seriously, I don’t do it often, because I have no control. Baked Brie is brie on steroids, it takes this already delicious cheese to another level. It is definitely a showstopper too. Whether you make individually  wrapped cheeses or one big round, your guests will love it. It is […]

Cheesy Quiche with roasted tomatoes and ham

Posted on November 7, 2016 by in baked goods, eggs

Labneh Quiche

This Cheesy quiche is going to change your opinion about a quiche. It changed my daughter’s. I packed this cheesy quiche with robust flavors such as smokey gypsy ham, roasted tomatoes and garlicy creamcheese. People often ask me if my family “likes” everything I make or bake. The truth is, I am very blessed and […]

Hot Milk Vanilla Sponge Cake with Mousse and Strawberries

Posted on October 24, 2016 by in baked goods

hot milk vanilla sponge cake

Hot Milk Vanilla Sponge Cake is in my opinion the best vanilla sponge to bake. It is basically flop-proof, which works for me. This hot milk vanilla sponge cake was the first ever cake my mom taught me to bake. She had very clear instructions. #1 – you whisk the eggs and sugar until light […]