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August 4, 2020

Green Tomato Tarte Tatin

Posted on July 24, 2020 by in baked goods

Green Tomato Tarte Tatin

A Green Tomato Tarte Tatin is not something you just make every week. It is also not something I want to eat every week. Making a Green Tomato Tarte Tatin is an event. Unless you have your own vegetable garden and you have access to green tomatoes, making this tart is an event indeed. Before […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Posted on June 5, 2020 by in baked goods, vegetables

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline is utterly delicious. Never thought I would say this, but yes, pumpkin does work in a cheese cake. My Pumpkin Cheesecake with Praline had the family baffled, they could identify all the familiar spices, but they pumpkin flavor was too subtle for them to guess. I thought it will be to pumpkin-ny, […]

Rose and Pistachio Eclairs

Posted on May 26, 2020 by in baked goods

Rose and Pistachio Eclairs

My Rose and Pistachio Eclairs was not only so pretty, they tasted damn good too. The crispy choux pastry, subtle hints of rose water in the cream filling and the toasted pistachio to top it all, were just delicious. I made the Rose and Pistachio Eclairs over the weekend, but was not happy with the […]

Blue and White Iced Biscuits for Mother’s Day

Posted on May 8, 2020 by in baked goods

Blue and White Iced Biscuits

Blue and White Iced Biscuits for Mother’s Day. Yes, I still have a mother, I realize every year as I get older, what a huge blessing she is. The Blue and White Iced Biscuits was going to be wrapped in dainty paper with a lovely hand-made card and packed in a pretty box with a […]

My Favourite Pecan Pie – so far!

Posted on April 30, 2020 by in baked goods

My Favourite Pecan Pie

My Favourite Pecan Pie – I think I have it now. Yes, I tried many. I say “My Favourite Pecan Pie”, because it ticks all the right boxes for me. It is easy and completely do-able and the taste is just perfect. Not too sweet and it has lots of texture, so no mushy business. […]

Peach Galette – Step-by-Step

Posted on April 22, 2020 by in baked goods

Peach Galette

A Peach Galette – Step-by-Step – that’s right, I will take you through the steps. It is totally do-able, even if you think you are the world’s worst baker. I made my Peach Galette – Step-by-Step with the help of my friend, the uber-talented photographer, blogger and cook, Hein. You can see his amazing work […]

Cheesy BBQ Bean Pies

Posted on April 21, 2020 by in baked goods

Cheesy BBQ Bean Pies

I made these Cheesy BBQ Bean Pies out of desperation, but somehow I think they will become a staple. For Cheesy BBQ Bean Pies you need staples such as onion, pastry, a tin of beans and a little cheese. Of course these are all the things my kids love, so I was super mom for […]

English Muffins – No oven needed

Posted on April 16, 2020 by in baked goods

Engish Muffins

We had English Muffins straight from the freezer this morning. Ok, well we warmed them first, but they were as good as freshly baked. Making these English Muffins in a pan on the stove top, not only tastes better, but you save a lot of electricity. So it’s a win-win recipe. I think you can […]

Cheesy Potato Galette

Posted on April 11, 2020 by in baked goods

Cheesy Potato Galette

A Cheesy Potato Galette that is packed with so much flavor and texture that you might think it was made by some learned chef. Well, this Cheesy Potato Galette was made by me, inspired by my favorite Instagram idol, Tiegen Gerard from Halve Baked Harvest. My first check on Instagram everyday is to see what […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Amarula

Posted on April 9, 2020 by in baked goods

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Amarula

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Amarula with freshly brewed coffee are just perfect for an Easter breakfast or brunch. Hot off the press, or shall I say off out the oven. Either way, you have to try it. I had the idea for these Homemade Cinnamon Rolls with Amarula since I was given a bottle. The […]