January 18, 2021

Strawberry Sago Pudding – traditional with a twist.

Posted on August 15, 2017 by in desserts

Strawberry Sago Pudding

My Strawberry Sago Pudding is going to raise eyebrows…….my dad’s eyebrows. He loves sago pudding, but not the jam thing, least of all strawberry jam. The Strawberry Sago Pudding is refreshingly different and it looks rather pretty, even if I have to say so myself. I have had so many requests for a sago pudding […]

Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding

Posted on July 26, 2017 by in baked goods, desserts

Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding

Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding – Can you even imagine how delicious it is? With or without custard, it is my new favorite winter dessert. My Saucy Orange Ginger Pudding happened by chance. I had a basket full of blood oranges that I had to use before I leave for Port Elizabeth tomorrow and I craved […]

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 […]

Yogurt and Strawberry Wobbles!

Posted on September 15, 2014 by in desserts


Yogurt, eaten in tubs-full in my house at the moment! no, not low-far Bulgarian kind….. thick lusciously creamy Greek-style yogurt! Yogurt has practically taken over the dairy aisle! It’s getting more and more difficult to see the more traditional dairy foods, such as cottage cheese, buttermilk and sour cream, in the sea of yogurt options. […]

Banana Split with Milk Tart Ice-cream

Posted on July 30, 2014 by in desserts, rsg


Banana, believe it or not has never been my favorite fruit! Maybe it is because I was taught to believe that bananas are fattening! Banana has too much sugar and you must eat it when it is almost mushy to get the optimum nutritional value from it and so it goes on and on and […]

Custard desserts and being young and carefree again!

Posted on June 25, 2014 by in desserts, rsg

Custard Desserts

Custard desserts are hug-in-a-bowl-desserts and yes, even just plain old custard gives me that warm fuzzy feeling, especially on a cold winters day! Custard desserts are nothing new to us, there are so many of them…. think trifle, custard slices, pavlova with custard and those are just the simple ones. Custard also forms the base […]

Poached Pears and the Sweet Mafia

Posted on April 2, 2014 by in charity, desserts

poached pears

Poached pears look so very posh when you order them in an upmarket restaurant, yet people are always hesitant to make this “difficult ” dessert! Poached pears are not at all difficult to make! Honestly, I have also always thought that making poached pears is tricky, but this recipe Thys gave me, worked like a […]

Mango and Coconut Tropical delight

Posted on December 19, 2013 by in desserts, rsg


Mango and coconut reminds me of sunny beaches, Coppertone Suntan lotion and carefree holidays! Eating this easy dessert, the mango and coconut takes you away to those sunny beaches and carefree times with every mouthful! Mango, most certainly my favorite of all the tropical fruits and it is evident when you see how many mango […]

Red Velvet Trifles for the jolly season!

Posted on November 28, 2013 by in desserts

red velvet

Red Velvet, the buzz word in every baker’s kitchen. If you have baked it before, you are comparing everybody else’s red velvet cake you yours. If you have never baked it, you are most probably on the hunt for the perfect recipe! Red Velvet Cake has to have coloring, cocoa, buttermilk and cream cheese frosting! […]

Rice Recipes – Don’t throw away your leftovers!

Posted on October 23, 2013 by in rice, Uncategorized

rice Recipes

Rice recipes that will make you cook more rice next time. These recipes using leftover rice are simply delicious and all it took was 2 cups of cooked rice, a little imagination and voila…… deliciousness on a plate! Rice recipes are to be found everywhere, Google is swamped with them and even here on my […]