Rainbow cupcakes

Take one Basic vanilla cupcake recipe try this one from EatOut.co.za 125g butter, at room temperature 125g sugar 2 large eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 110g cake flour 2 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt Enough milk to loosen batter to a dropping consistency […]

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Apple Malva Pudding on the Braai (BBQ)

This post is inspired by the Ultimate Braai Master Challenge currently being shown on SABC 3 every Thursday at 8pm but I wasn’t commissioned or paid to do this. I found this recipe from one of my favourite bloggers here and after watching Episode 1 where Pick n Pay […]

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Lentil and Butternut Bobotie

 This post is more appropriate for meatless Mondays but since next Monday is “Braai Day” in South Africa and many of my readers will be chomping on chops, this is a good time as any to put it up. The tricky part about vegetarian cooking […]

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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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