'
nav-left cat-right
cat-right
Win an iPad2 – Competition over

Win an iPad2 – Competition over...

I am always hunting down the best competitions and giveaways for us and have found a fantastic iPad2 giveaway. This is a very straight forward one, no questions to fill in, just an email address and name. You will get daily deal offers from Zappon that are really worthwhile taking a look at and of course you can unsubscribe at any time so get your entry in as soon as you can, this is a fantastic prize, I have been dying...
Bar One Cheesecake

Bar One Cheesecake...

Bar One Cheesecake The beautiful marble effect that this creamy, smooth and tangy cheesecake has is undeniably unforgettable. This cake is definitely not low in calories, but every mouthful is worth it! What you need Crust 100 g marie biscuits 50 g demerara sugar 50 g butter (melted) 1 Bar One (42 grams) (place in the freezer for minimum 1 hour before use) Bar One Sauce 6 Bar Ones 100 ml cream Pinch of salt 1 teaspoon...
Slender challenge kicks off, see the contestants

Slender challenge kicks off, see the contestants...

Slender Challenge Competition The Slender challenge has officially kicked off and the contestants are making daily posts on their experiences to help everyone get an idea of what works and what doesn’t work. To me the best part of being able to read the experiences of the contestants is to see what they go through mentally. We all justify things to ourselves and a mate of mine put it perfectly when he was going through...
Buttermilk pancakes

Buttermilk pancakes...

Buttermilk pancakes These buttermilk pancakes are beautifully light and puff up so nicely. I love to put a nice size piece of soft butter on top of a stack, smother them in maple syrup and have a few pieces of crisp streaky bacon on the side but serve them with strawberries warmed in a pot with a little sugar or anything else you feel like. You cam alos break up the crisped bacon into small pieces and add them to the...
Coffee and chocolate froth

Coffee and chocolate froth...

Coffee froth This has got to be one of the easiest desserts to make and is so versatile you just have to try it. Make it with Enrista’s 3 in 1 coffee of chocolate for Coffee froth or chocolate froth or a combination of the two. You can have it as it is or dress it up with whipped cream and fruit and a few chocolate shavings but the froth is awesome. Imagine an aerated creamy jelly, just try it you will love it....
Simple apple cake

Simple apple cake...

Easy Italian apple cake This easy apple cake recipe is ideal as a hot dessert with cream or as a tea time cake served cold. It’s a really simple recipe and while the apples are sweet and delicious in the shops right now, you are going to want to try this one. Use nice large golden delicious apples they work perfectly but any good apple will be fine. The beauty of this cake is that it is really simple to make and...
Cinnamon rice pudding

Cinnamon rice pudding...

Tuscan Cinnamon Rice Pudding Winter time is warm homely dessert time and this classic Tuscan rice pudding is as good as it gets when you feel you need a comfort pudding. It’s really important to use Arborio rice, it’s a creamy full rice that absorbs the cinnamon flavour perfectly. It’s a rich pudding that will serve 4 to 6 people depending on what you serve it with. If you have one of those fancy star...
Milk Tart

Milk Tart...

Milk Tart Milk tart or Melk Tert is as South African as biltong and dry wors and this is one of those recipes you are going to want to bookmark, print or share so that you never lose it. Milk tart has been one of my favorite desserts for a very long time and I have tried quite a number of Millk Tart recipes and if you have been following these recipes for a while, you will know that the easier the better for me. It’s...
Easy healthy pan fried chicken

Easy healthy pan fried chicken...

Healthy chicken recipe After the pan fried chicken in creamy mushroom sauce I thought I had better add a healthy and light alternative for the more health conscious readers so here you go. This recipe is really simple and the most important part is not to overcook the chicken. The butterflied chicken breasts cook very quickly and you don’t have a sauce, so it is very important that they are succulent. (4 people) What...
Lemon Flan from Gatriles

Lemon Flan from Gatriles...

Quick lemon flan For those of you who remember that fabulous restaurant in JHB called Gatrilles Son & Co and experienced the sheer joy of tasting their very popular lemon flan, you will be thanking me forever when you read how simple and tasty this recipe is. It’s a real South African recipe that uses Marie biscuits in it’s base. I got it from a recipe book my mother put together many years ago and the...
Chocolate mousse

Chocolate mousse...

Chocolate mousse In the past I have had a few chocolate mousse disasters but this recipe from a 1995 Bryanston high school recipe book I came across in the market some time ago turned out beautifully.  It’s really simple and needs to be made at least 2 hours before serving.. perfect. I made the chocolate mousse without alcohol but you can add you favorite liqueur to fancy it up a bit. (makes 6-8 ramekins) What...
Easy Eton mess

Easy Eton mess...

Eton mess Meringue, strawberries and cream are about as good a summer dessert as you will get and this recipe takes so little effort to prepare you will hardly believe it. It is a traditional English dessert recipe that is usually made with raspberries but strawberries work for me. In fact you could use any fresh fruit or berries like gooseberries or peach slices for example, the result is always the same… silence...
Hot gooey chocolate puddings

Hot gooey chocolate puddings...

Chocolate puddings Ever since I first saw Jamie Oliver make these little fellas it became an obsession to get them right and here they are folks, beautiful little chocolate puds with a runny chocolate center. If you are a chocoholic like me, these are definitely for you. (makes 6) What you need 230g 70% chocolate 4 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks 6 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons...
Easy tiramisu

Easy tiramisu...

Tiramisu This one is specially for Marie. Tiramisu is a fantastic and very easy dessert that always impresses. You can have a bit of fun with it by adding layers of your favorite fruit as well. This one is the basic tiramisu recipe that is fabulous as is. Serves 6-8 people What you need 1 cup strong black coffee (1 tablespoon nescafe) Frangelico liqueur (optional) 1/2 cup caster sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 250g...

« Previous Next »