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June 25, 2019

Creamy Rice Pudding with Poached Guavas

Posted on April 24, 2019 by in desserts

Rice Pudding with Poached Guavas

This creamy rice pudding is without a doubt one of my fondest food memories. I tasted this creamy rice pudding at a cook-off held at The Palms Market a few years ago. Vickie De Beer food editor of Rooi Rose, made these beautiful jam jars filled with the creamiest rice pudding and soft, fragrant, perfectly […]

Elegant Christmas Trifle

Posted on December 3, 2018 by in desserts

Elegant Christmas Trifle

An elegant Christmas trifle to adorn your dessert table. The Elegant Christmas Trifle may see complicated to make ans assemble, but I can assure you, it is childs play. Not really a child-friendly dessert though, as it is spiked a little with Fairview La Beryl Blanc. Afterall what is Christmas without the cheer. First of all, […]

Lemon Mousse – deliciousy light

Posted on December 4, 2017 by in desserts

Lemon Mousse

This Lemon Mousse reminded me of the classic Pineapple and Ideal Milk Fridge Tart that we all grew up with. Even as a child I could happily finish off the tart in one go. The Lemon Mousse Recipe seems complicated at first, but is is basically 3 steps. Just read through the recipe and you’ll […]

Festive Trifle like you have never seen before!

Posted on December 1, 2016 by in desserts

festive trifle

Festive trifle is layers of custard, jelly, boozy sponge cake and cream in a bowl, right? Wrong! My festive trifle this year is something completely different, yet similar in so many ways. A tapestry of trifle, I call it. Why mess with a heirloom recipe? Look, I love trifle, it’s  Christmas tradition not to be […]

Poached Guavas with Wine and Vanilla – memories of gran’s kitchen!

Posted on August 15, 2016 by in desserts

poached guavas

Poached guavas with thin runny custard took me right back to my gran’s kitchen in Ceres. During winter, she always had guavas in her fruit bowl on the kitchen table. As kids, we hated poached guavas. We hated the fresh guavas in the fruit bowl even more, because as the guavas ripens, it has quite […]

Malva Pudding Milkshake – the teen version of a South African Classic

Posted on August 2, 2016 by in desserts

Malva Pudding Milkshake

Malva Pudding Milkshake? What the fudge? It cannot be real, can it? This Milkshake takes the classic Malva Pudding to a whole new place. It is confusing, but so so delicious. A pudding traditionally served warm with custard, is now cold. I cannot say the idea is my own invention, but I searched the internet […]

Ice Cream Sandwiches for Valentines

Posted on February 12, 2016 by in baked goods

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice Cream Sandwiches are my Cupid’s arrow this Valentine! Ice Cream Sandwiches does not only have to be for your kids you know? The flavor possibilities are endless and you can try anything from chocolate and banoffee to lemon creams with Mojito ice cream for the grown-ups. The best thing about ice cream sandwiches are […]

Panna Cotta with fresh Summer Berries

Posted on February 3, 2016 by in Uncategorized

panna cotta

Panna Cotta is my new go-to dessert. Firstly because I can literally bribe my son to do any chores around the house if Panna Cotta is waiting in the fridge for him. Panna Cotta also is a totally stress free dessert when entertaining. Stress free? Nope, I am not kidding, I know you all think […]

Easy Ice Cream Dessert!

Posted on December 15, 2015 by in desserts

Ice Cream Dessert 1

Easy Ice Cream Dessert, heck yes! Who wants to spend their days cooking and making desserts when you could be spending time at the pool or on the beach. You want an Easy Ice Cream dessert, well this is it and it is a show stopper of color, texture and taste. The best part of […]

Chocolate Crumble – quick and easy to make!

Posted on May 23, 2014 by in catering, desserts

Chocolate Crumble

Chocolate crumble- divine little cups of dark chocolate ganache, topped with buttery crumble, yip you have died and gone to heaven. Chocolate crumble is an innovative way to serve  a decadent dessert to many people in no time. So it delivers on speed, taste and convenience, in other words ticking all the right boxes for […]