An American Pancakes Recipe by a South African in England…how’s that for multi-cultural? And as if that isn’t enough, the photo was taken by my sister in New-Zealand.. My husband loves these American Pancakes (called Plaatkoekies in Afrikaans) and it is one of the 5 recipes I have got written above my sink…long story, you […]
Make these amazing 3 Ingredient Nutella Brownies in just half an hour. They are gooey and cakey and totally AWESOME!
This is my Aunt’s Chocolate Water Ganache Recipe and it is both simple and divine! Many people labour under the misapprehension that chocolate and water don’t mix, but in actual fact nothing brings out the pure taste of chocolate better than water. Although cream is traditionally used in ganache, it tends to alter the flavour of the […]
This Roasted Beetroot Pasta is a simple, punchy dish with loads of flavour. It takes minimal preparation but will taste like a lot of work! It is ideal as both a summer AND winter meal as it is filling without being heavy. Photo: Ance Strydom I got this recipe from my sister, who is quite […]
Awesome homemade baby food that will please your pocket AND baby’s taste buds. Takes a while to cook, but there is hardly any preparation.
Bangers and Peaches Curry Recipe I know, not really a combination I would have thought of, but what a tasty dinner it is! And not only is it delicious, but it is quick and cheap too. Pie is my sister in law. She is also one of my dearest friends. I’ve never told you how […]
Super Simple Hollandaise Sauce (using a stick blender) I love Hollandaise sauce and can, for the life of me, not understand why it took me 30 years to make my first batch. Now I probably make it way too often, but that’s another story. The photo above, by the way, is quite bubbly. That is […]
Almost Perfect Poached Eggs Up until a year ago I had never made a poached egg. And I had never felt the need to. Even after I tasted my first poached egg I wasn’t convinced. But my mother was visiting and I thought I would treat her and my husband to poached eggs and Hollandaise […]
The boys have the “bug that’s going around” (isn’t there always something going around??), so I have dug through my posts to find something I could quickly share with you. I came across this post I did a while ago about choux pastry with creme patissiere. Seeing as it was already written I thought I […]
A simple recipe for making Jelly and Yoghurt Ice Lollies. All you need is jelly and yogurt…and a pair of little hands to help you.