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October 23, 2020

Cheesy Chili Poppers with Spicy Dip

Posted on September 8, 2020 by in cheese

Cheesy Chili Poppers

Cheesy Chili Poppers …… make for us, please Ma! My youngest has been nagging at me for weeks now. Of course I protested, because it is quite a tedious job. Make plenty Cheesy Chili Poppers, is your answer. Freeze them and fry them straight from the freezer when the cravings hit you. Of course my […]

Very Cheesy Pastry Ring

Posted on July 14, 2020 by in cheese

Very Cheesy Pastry Ring

A very cheesy pastry ring indeed. Just think about buttery puff pastry, goats cheese, prosciutto, herbs and then….. more melted cheese. My family devoured this very cheesy pastry ring and in between huge mouths filled with this deliciousness, they all had ideas of new flavors and textures to use in our next pastry wheel. Chocolate […]

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Posted on January 24, 2020 by in baked goods

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

My Blueberry Streusel Muffins disappeared in a flash, hubster and the kids loved them, they were that good. I am already thinking how to change this for Blueberry Streusel Muffins in a coffee cake idea. Maybe serve with with a lemon yogurt for extra tang and texture. I found this recipe on Butter Be Ready, […]

Beetroot and Smoked Trout Wraps

Posted on January 11, 2020 by in seafood, snacks

Beetroot and Smoked Trout wraps

These Beetroot and Smoked Trout Wraps are delicious for a back-to-school or back-to-work lunchbox. The Beetroot and Smoked Trout Wraps are light, very tasty and will definitely raise a few eyebrows in the office. Cut up into little snacks (as per the images) is just perfect for as a snack idea. Speaking of snack ideas. […]

Onion and Vegetable bhajis

Posted on August 10, 2019 by in vegetables

Onion and Vegetable Bhajis

Onion and Vegetable bhajis should be eaten warm, straight off the pan, dipped in either a chilled cucumber and mint raita or a spicy chutney. Onion and Vegetable bhajis, I eat often. I live in Cape Town and my Cape Malay friends look after me. Until now, I have not made them that often though, […]

Whipped Blue Cheese Spread

Posted on June 5, 2019 by in cheese

Whipped Blue Cheese

Whipped Blue Cheese is a thing of dreams. Whipped Blue Cheese is delicious on toast and crackers, but then you try it on a juicy steak, in a baked potato or melted in a hearty soup and you have yourself a winner. To make the Whipped Blue Cheese, literally takes less than 5 minutes so […]

Salmon and Potato Croguettes for a lunchbox.

Posted on February 16, 2019 by in seafood, snacks

Salmon and Potato Croquettes

Salmon and Potato Croquettes sound posh and expensive, but it really is NOT. A little salmon goes a long way and what makes it even better is that you can use all the off cuts fish. The Salmon and Potato Croquettes litterally fly off snack platters, so I thought they will make good lunchbox fillers […]

Easy Cheese Fondue with Tempura Broccoli

Posted on June 18, 2018 by in cheese, Uncategorized

Easy Cheese Fondue

This easy Cheese fondue is such a vast improvement on my early experiences with fondue that it is hard to even find one comparison. My easy Cheese Fondue is packed with flavor – something our dip-something-in-a-pot-of-oil-fondues never had. Let me explain. When I was at teachers college we had a fondue in my room every […]

Beefy Bitterballen with creamy mustard dip

Posted on April 4, 2018 by in beef

Beefy Bitterballen

Beefy Bitterballen, something cold to drink, good company and you have yourselves a feast. Beefy Bitterballen is the ultimate snack with drinks. Meaty, crunchy, gooey and most of all, deep-fried. Who can resist that? Bitterballen are delicious deep fried Dutch croquettes filled with cheese, crunchy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside! […]

Camembert Honey Walnut Phyllo Cigars

Posted on October 10, 2017 by in baked goods

Camembert Honey Walnut Phyllo Cigars

Camembert Honey Walnut Phyllo Cigars – my suggestion is to make as many as you can, because they will fly off the snack platter. These Camembert Honey Walnut Phyllo Cigars can be made, frozen and fried just before serving for that extra delicious crunch. I love the combination of the creamy melted cheese, the crunchy […]