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October 23, 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 […]

Watermelon Ice Lollies – Kids love them!

Posted on December 20, 2017 by in desserts

Watermelon Lollies

Watermelon Ice Lollies are fun to make and the kids love them so much. So when you make them, make as many as you can, because they literally fly out the fridge. My watermelon ice lollies are made with jelly, I find that the lollies do not freeze to hard and it is a little […]

Summer Fruit Tarts – mouthfuls of joy!

Posted on December 15, 2017 by in baked goods

Summer Fruit Tarts

These Summer Fruit Tarts are almost too pretty to eat, but every mouthful is an explosion of summer. Exactly the thing you should be eating in Summer, right? My Summer Fruit Tarts I make with only 4 ingredients, yes just 4! Which makes them affordable, easy and ready to eat in a jiffy. We have […]

Fruity Ice Lollies – kids love them

Posted on October 13, 2017 by in desserts

Fruity Ice Lollies, bring them on, we are ready for Summer. These Fruity Ice Lollies are so simple to make, some have only one ingredient, I mean really? I love ice lollies, even more than I like ice-cream lollies. They refresh me in Summer and I don’t feel too bad for eating them, even though […]

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 […]

Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake

Posted on March 8, 2017 by in baked goods

Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake

Oh, this Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake was so good.  It had the perfect balance between sweet and sour. So if you do not like overly sweet cakes and desserts, this is definitely something to try. I baked this Raspberry Coconut Pound Cake last night and it is gone, every last crumb of it. The history […]

Passion Fruit Cheesecake Slices

Posted on March 7, 2017 by in baked goods, desserts

Passion Fruit Cheesecake Slices

I made these Passion Fruit Cheesecake Slices twice in less than a week, they were that good. Making these Passion Fruit Cheesecake Slices, was just the most natural thing to “if life or your neighbors give you masses of passion fruits”. Passion fruit, also known as granadilla are most probably the easiest fruit to grow […]

Gin and Tonic Ice Lollies – let’s have a party!

Posted on November 25, 2016 by in drinks and snacks

gin and tonic lollies

Gin and Tonic Ice Lollies have taken my kitchen by storm. Everyone one wants them. Gin and Tonic Ice Lollies are by no means my invention, maybe it is just my little tweak that people are after. Now, a gin and tonic or G & T as we know it, is a highball cocktail that […]

Berry Lattice Tart – Spring is finally on our doorstep.

Posted on September 16, 2016 by in baked goods

Berry Lattice tart

Berry Lattice Tart to welcome Spring in my kitchen, hell yes! This Berry Lattice Tart can be made in winter too, using frozen berries. However, I have been eyeballing the fresh berries for weeks now. I love winter, I love everything about it, stews, soups, crumbles and snuggling with my dearest under a woolly blanket. […]

Apple and berry Slices – nutritious and so delicious!

Posted on August 10, 2016 by in baked goods

Apple and berry Slices

Apple and Berry slices are just the bomb. Apple and berry is such a classic combination. The sweetness of the berries is a perfect match to the tartness of the green apples. These Apple and Berry Slices are also perfect for lunchboxes. They are filling, not overly sweet and you can freeze them and every […]