The addition of veggies to baked goods has been trending for the past few years, and it doesn’t look like it’s leaving the food scene anytime soon! This sweet potato cake is very popular in my family, especially amongst the adults. It is the perfect treat to bake for Sunday afternoon tea. Similar to … Continue reading My Sublime Sweet Potato Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting!
There’s something really rewarding about taking a batch of freshly risen muffins out of the oven. I much prefer the savoury variety over its' sickly sweet choc chip cousin. I usually make these for Michael’s fishing trips, or for the Sunday breakfasts at home in Cape Town. They never last long in our household! One … Continue reading Sunday Spinach & Feta Muffins
There’s nothing better than a killer low-carb starter. Grab a few mates to help you prepare this baby, and expect praise when serving as this one’s a major crowd pleaser! My love for Vietnamese food began when I met our family friends, Bella and Carsten Lehn, who are from Ho Chi Minh City. The Lehn’s were … Continue reading Vietnamese Spring rolls & Braaied Pork Satay (LOW CARB)
I love a good pavlova. I love the crispy sweet shell and mallow’y centre. I love that it’s versatile, and can be turned into Eton mess if flopped. I’ve had my fair share of pavlovas over the past few years. We always have it as one the many puddings after Christmas Lunch. Mum usually makes … Continue reading Pretty Pavlova
A true South African braais come rain or shine – and oh boy, today was testament of that! My French family arrived about a week ago and have been speaking about having a good old braai ever since. Despite the heavens opening mid meal, and a swift relocation to the boma, the afternoon was filled … Continue reading Healthy Braai sides
As a child I fondly remember mum stocking up on pink and white marshmallows (or marshies, as she calls them) for our Christmas holidays at our family beach cottage. Whether used to make rice krispy treats, the ever-so-popular s'mores, or simply toasted on the fire until gooey, the trusty marshmallow never lasted long in our household. … Continue reading Best ever Homemade Marshmallows
If you’ve ever been to Cape Town during the winter, you would be familiar with the wet and rainy days that follow one another…sometimes for weeks on end. During the winter months, I find myself eating a lot more than usual and tend to spend more time in the kitchen building on old favourites and … Continue reading Rainy Day Chicken