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No bake white chocolate cheesecake

No bake white chocolate cheesecake...

This is such an incredibly easy recipe it is almost hard to believe it tastes so fantastic. I am not a big fan of sweet cheesecake recipes and this one really is an excellent recipe. Next time I make this recipe I think I will add some finely grated citrus rind. I can taste a little lemon or orange zest in it but it is fantastic as it is as well. Because it is not overly sweet, top it with almost anything to sweeten...
Best Banana bread recipe

Best Banana bread recipe...

Since my trip to Australia 2 years ago where banana bread is part of Ausie culture and can be bought anywhere! I have tried many banana bread recipes and am happy to say that this recipe is the easiest and tastiest of the lot. I have been making it regularly, cutting thick slices and smearing thick layers of butter onto warm pieces ūüôā If it’s not directly from the oven, I pop it in the toaster to warm it up. This...
Cherry pie recipe (tinned cherries)

Cherry pie recipe (tinned cherries)...

As a child I remember having the most delicious Sarah Lee cherry pies (not sure if you can still get them in SA) as a treat and as I have moved recently was keen to try out the new oven and decided to give a cherry pie recipe a try for some friends. Everyone really enjoyed it and I can seriously recommend you try it. The recipe calls for ready made pastry so no messy stuff involved. It’s a pretty simple recipe and...
Fathers day Lunch

Fathers day Lunch...

Fathers day Dads seldom need more than to be shown that you appreciate them and what better way than to spend a little time preparing a few of his favorite meals. Spoil the Dads this weekend with a hearty lunch and a dessert that will have him singing your praises and looking forward to next year. Here are a few ideas that are really simple but will show him that you have put in the effort to make something special. Always...
Warm banana chocolate dessert

Warm banana chocolate dessert...

There seems to be a glut of bananas on the market at the moment. PicknPay were all but giving them away last week and here is a really delicious warm dessert for those bananas that are getting over ripe. Also remember that if you peel and slice bananas you can freeze them and then pop them frozen into a blender for an ice cream type treat. What you need 120ml soft butter (100 grams) 175ml white sugar 175ml brown sugar 1...
Cheesecake with a chocolate crust

Cheesecake with a chocolate crust...

Baked cheesecakes have been irresistible to me since I first had a slice in New York 24 years ago and this recipe, which has a chocolate biscuit base and creamy texture that includes condensed milk is just what the doctor ordered when you need a distraction. What you need 1 packet chocolate digestive biscuits 100g butter melted 3 cups cream cheese 2 tins condensed milk (Nestle) 125ml lemon juice (from a bottle is just...
Black Cherry Tiramisu

Black Cherry Tiramisu...

Black Cherry Tiramisu This is a non alcoholic Tiramisu that worked so well the friends and family were groaning at the table, taking “just one more little piece”. It really is very simple and the only thing you need to be a little careful with is not turning the egg yolks into scrambled eggs but I have a fool proof method for that which will make sure your Black Cherry Tiramisu is perfect every time. You wil;l...
Enrista Cappuccino reviews

Enrista Cappuccino reviews...

I was sent a package containing bags of the 4 different Enrista Cappuccino sachets to try out and asked everyone in the office to taste them and give some feedback which resulted in the following reviews. You must check out their website, it’s a work of art and gives you all the coffee facts and product info you will need. http://www.enrista.co.za or pop in to their facebook page, they have regular contests. http://www.facebook.com/cafeEnrista Clinton...
Banoffee Pie Recipe

Banoffee Pie Recipe...

Italian Banoffee Pie There are few desserts as simple as making a banoffee pie and few that get the sounds of pure delight than this recipe. It’s of Italian origin I am told and although I love Italian food, have not had so many great desserts out of Italy so far. You may have had one from woolies or a home industry but there is nothing like a home made banoffee and as we know, the act of making it transfers the...
Bread and butter pudding

Bread and butter pudding...

Bread and Butter Pudding Bead and butter pudding is one of those desserts that seem to really bring a family together and get them chatting at the end of a meal. Its warm, homely, moreish and smells great. I know it’s been so hot in SA lately but serve this with a dollop of great vanilla ice cream or shipped cream and you have a winner. What you need Crustless bread cut into triangles (I sometimes leave the crusts...
Valentines day recipes

Valentines day recipes...

Valentines day A romantic dinner doesn’t mean you have to spend hours preparing the food and here are a few really great ideas for Valentines day from 2011 and a few 2012 additions. 2012¬†Valentines day recipe ideas Valentines day Breakfast Flapjacks¬†or the French Toast (I know the recipe says fathers day, but it’s a winner recipe) Tuna with Mango Salsa¬†takes just minutes and is really fantastic for those...
Ice Cream Christmas Pudding

Ice Cream Christmas Pudding...

Ice Cream Christmas dessert Ice Cream is basically frozen custard and this ice cream christmas cake recipe is a perfect Christmas dessert for hot December Holidays. Give it a try, it is unlike anything you have had before. What you need 50g raisins 25g sultanas 50g dried cranberries or cherries 2 tots brandy 2 tots cointreau or rum 4 tablespoons icing sugar 1 teaspoons ground cinnamon 500ml Custard (Woolies custard is...
Cookbook & cafe Enrista Cappuccino giveaway – Competition closed

Cookbook & cafe Enrista Cappuccino giveaway &...

In celebration of Christmas, Cookbook and cafe Enrista would like to present to you the Enrista Cappuccino contest. From the house of café Enrista comes the brand new Cappuccino product to pamper you . Blended with the same perfection creating every cup as the perfect cup , the Enrista Cappuccino is not only about convenience but also about luxury , relaxation and reward. 5 Exclusive cappuccino hampers including a...
Chocolate Tarts

Chocolate Tarts...

Chocolate Tarts I saw these little beauties being made on television and just had to give them a try them, they looked so simple and in reality were not far off so you can happily call this an easy chocolate tart recipe. It looks complicated but once you get started you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is. When you have added the cream and the raspberries it is just so perfectly delicious you will battle to...

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