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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Pea and Ham Soup

A joke that always get a laugh in our house is, “What’s the difference between popcorn and pea soup? Anyone can pop corn”. Yes, I know its lame but it raises at least a smile every time. Not too long ago I found a recipe […]

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Luscious Lemon Curd

You know how people say there is power in positive thinking…? What many fail to also mention is the crippling nature of negative thinking. After researching how to make mayonnaise to death and some fantastic advice from fellow bloggers and friends…it flopped. There wasn’t actually […]

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Rolo Cupcakes with salted caramel buttercream

  I made Mini Eclairs with salted caramel and banana from this recipe http://simply-delicious.co.za/2012/07/04/mini-eclairs-with-salted-caramel-fresh-banana/ last week after a hellish day at the office where the only thing that would cheer me up was baking only to find that, because I had used coarse salt instead […]

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Welcome to rumtumtiggs.co.za

Ahh, my new home. A little empty but sparkling clean and new. Can’t wait to get going and fill this space with recipes, cost saving tips and hints on how to feed a family on a normal (if a bit tight budget) from things you […]

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