High Hat Cupcakes

Shoo! What a weekend. There is so much to say that I am almost too overwhelmed to say anything at all. This weekend was filled with long lovely lunches at La Mouette, birthday parties, Adventure Bootcamp Gala dinners, breakfasts and walks on the beach but birthday celebrations […]

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Koeksisters

  Koeksisters (not to be confused with the Cape Malay Koesister) is a South African speciality that should be tried at least once in your lifetime. Wikipedia defines it as ” A koeksister or koesister comes from the Dutch word koekje, which translates to “cookie”. […]

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Mince curry and Homemade Rotis

 In my endeavor to post more food related blogs – lest my readers think all I do is make and eat cake, I decided to start making a note of what I cook and see if anything worth blogging about comes out. So, last night I […]

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Quick and Easy birthday cake

Pirates and Princess (cakes) were the order of the day last year for the  birthday parties of my two children. I’m happy to report that my efforts were well worth it and the kids LOVED their cakes. I had a dilemna with the doll cake because […]

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Cranberry, Banana and Oat Muffins

Every now and then a debate comes up about “How healthy are muffins,really?”. While some claim that if it has whole grains and fruit it is definately breakfast material, I have seen many muffins (especially those sold in coffee shops) to  be more like undecorated cupcakes […]

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White Chocolate Mud Cake

I spent some time with my mom and sister this Easter and I find it a little tricky to buy Easter Eggs for the adults that are not over the R100 mark that are fancy enough for adults. So I decided to rather bake something […]

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Slice n Bake Cookies

Let me not state the obvious here and say, I love baking. The fact is if you read this blog, you will already know this. The problem comes in when you feel like trying out new recipes (yes, as in more than one) but your […]

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