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May 29, 2020

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 […]

Braaibroodjie Tutorial – South Africans should know this.

Posted on November 29, 2017 by in cheese

Braaibroodjie Tutorial

A Braaibroodjie Tutorial, say whaaaaat? Yes, Here is my top tips for making delicious braaibroodjies. ( For all non-South-Africans, it is a sandwich, traditionally made with cheese, tomato and onion and cooked on a grid on the open fire.) Maybe I am naive in thinking that people don’t know about braaibroodjies, I found  article about […]

Chicken Terrine – Delicious hot or cold!

Posted on November 27, 2017 by in Chicken

Chicken Terrine

This Chicken Terrine is so incredibly easy to make and you can make it in advance. All part of a plan to make your Christmas dinner fuss-free. The Chicken Terrine appeals to me, because it is made with ingredients I can easily source. It is affordable and I don’t have to be a cooking guru […]

Christmas Baked Alaska – Summer Celebrations

Posted on November 24, 2017 by in baked goods

Christmas Baked Alaska

My Christmas Baked Alaska is perfect for a South African Christmas. A Summer Christmas with sun and sea and open skies. The Christmas Baked Alaska also has a surprise element, because no one knows what is on the inside, until you cut it. Kind of like a Christmas gift….. just edible! The part I like […]

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 […]

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 […]

Delicious Chicken Salad with roasted butternut

Posted on March 1, 2017 by in cheese, Chicken

Delicious Chicken Salad

This Delicious Chicken Salad has been my staple this summer. Maybe it is old age, but I have never been more bothered by this intense heat. My delicious chicken salad must be packed with flavor though. No boring chunks of fry chicken with heaps of mayonnaise. No, I want flavor and crunch and comfort all […]

Camembert Salad with Summer Fruit – Give-away!

Posted on January 19, 2017 by in cheese

Camembert Salad

Camembert Salad with Summer fruit, honeyed walnuts and a lemon curd salad dressing. You want summer on a plate, this is it! Camembert salad is usually nuggets of crumbed Camembert on a bed of rocket. Nothing wrong with that, but we are currently in the grips of a heat wave so frying anything would be […]

Ranch Dressing – most popular salad dressing.

Posted on January 16, 2017 by in salads, sauces

Ranch Dressing

Ranch dressing has been the best-selling salad dressing in the United States since 1992. Ranch Dressing was developed by Steve Henson in the early 1950 while working as a plumbing contractor in the Alaskan bush. Steve and his wife Gayle opened Hidden Valley Ranch, near Santa Barbara, California. There they served it to their guests. […]

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 […]