Carrot Oat Bars Recipe

Carrot Oat Bars {Recipe}

I cannot tell you how pleased I am with these Carrot Oat Bars. The boys (husband included) loved them and we scoffed the lot within 36 hours. I barely had time to take pictures before they were gone.

Chocolate is good for you

6 Reasons Why Chocolate Is Good For You

To celebrate Chocolate Week, I am going to share 6 reasons why chocolate is good for you (in moderation, of course!). And because I am such a huge fan of chocolate, I am also going to share six of my favourite chocolate recipes.

Oaty American Pancakes Recipe

Oaty American Pancakes Recipe

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 […]

Karringmelk Beskuit Resep

Buttermilk Rusks (Karringmelk Beskuit)

You can call these tea-time treats ‘Rusks’, but if you want to be accurate, you should really call them Beskuit. Looks a little bit like biscuit, doesn’t it, but they aren’t biscuits.  Biscotti?  Almost, but not quite.  Beskuit is a South African treat that will make even the most manly Boer’s knees go a little […]

Rice Pasta Salad with Bacon and Peas

Simple Pasta Salad With Peas and Bacon

This is a simple and delicious salad that holds its own, both as a main meal and as a side dish.  Using the Orzo (rice pasta) gives this salad a completely different feel to the usual pasta salad and it is the perfect throw-together dish to tote along to a bring-and-braai  (bring-and-barbecue).  For the South […]

Chilli chocolate macarons

Chocolate Water Ganache Recipe

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 […]