April 22, 2021

Red Velvet Cheesecake for Valentine’s Day

Posted on February 12, 2015 by in baked goods

Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake – Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I will give in to the pressure of baking something so trendy and overrated. Red Velvet Cheesecake, mom please! Said my son as he scoffed down the cake in four, maybe five bites. Carrot cake yes, chocolate cake yes, but red velvet […]

Homemade Energy Bars – a scrumptious lunchbox treat!

Posted on February 9, 2015 by in Uncategorized

Homemade Energy Bars

Homemade energy bars that will not cost you a fortune and taste way better than any of the store-bought ones on the shelves! Homemade energy bars so good that you may want to make a double batch. Gone are the days that a lunchbox can have two slices of bread with peanut butter and jam! […]

White Chocolate Cheesecake with raspberries

Posted on January 26, 2015 by in desserts

white chocolate

White Chocolate is not real chocolate they say! It consists of cocoa butter, sugar and milk solids and is kind of beige or ivory in color. White Chocolate is the softest and most fragile of all chocolates and you just have to put a block in your mouth to see how fast it melts. So […]

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 […]

Carrot Cake – A revised recipe!

Posted on January 13, 2015 by in baked goods

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake is healthy! You don’t agree? Well, this is how I’ve worked it out! Carrots are vegetables and vegetables are healthy. So…… carrot cake must be healthy, right? Carrot Cake is not healthy, sadly! So the secret is in moderation! You can still have your cake and eat it, but in smaller portions. Therefor […]

Homemade Ice cream with Amarula!

Posted on November 26, 2014 by in desserts, rsg

Homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is just the best thing ever! Just think about it, you can never ever run out of ice cream again! Well technically you can, but it will be your own fault! Homemade ice cream is the easiest thing to do and after today, you won’t even need an ice cream machine! Add […]

Hummingbird Cupcakes with Burnt butter frosting

Posted on November 3, 2014 by in baked goods

hummingbird cupcakes

Hummingbird cupcakes have been on my wish list for such a long time. I am not sure why, as I am not a huge cake eater. I think maybe I was intrigued by the name and not as much the cake! Hummingbird cake has been a tradition in the Southern Cuisine since the 19th century […]

Lemon Yogurt Fridge tart

Posted on October 29, 2014 by in desserts, rsg


Lemon is without a doubt my most favorite flavor or ingredient in the kitchen! It is my dirty little cooking secret. Lemon zest or juice is the first ingredient I would grab to remedy  a bland stew or pasta dish! we so want to over-complicate things, but sometimes a few drops of lemon juice is […]

Quick, Easy Biltong Quiche Recipe

Posted on August 26, 2014 by in baked goods


Quick, easy are seldom words used to describe a baked dish, so often I find people are intimidated by recipes for baking. Quick, easy however is how I roll here in my kitchen. I do not have the time to faff, that I leave for weekends, but during the week, it has to be quick,easy,but […]

Healthy Chocolate tart?

Posted on August 18, 2014 by in baked goods, desserts


Healthy eating is such a wide concept and every day we are bombarded with a new idea, a new product, a new concept ……. all in the name of healthy eating! Healthy eating s somewhat controversial, we all grew up believing that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” and now half a century […]