Malva pudding

Malva pudding

This is soooo good and one of my all time favourite dessert recipes. Malva pudding is more of a winter dessert but if you have family that love food as much as we do and rich, hot, tasty desserts(not for weight watchers) that will take weeks of exercise to work off...
Lemon Meringue pie

Lemon Meringue pie

This lemon meringue pie recipe is a great old recipe from a school recipe book! Never fails and well worth it. I am all about easy recipes and lemon meringue pie made this way is both easy and delicious and will even impress your mother in law! Lemon meringue pies...

Kingklip in white wine sauce

There are few things as simple as a nice piece of fish to prepare a fast and fabulous meal. You can substitute the kinglip for any type of fish, its really about the sauce with your favorite white fish. You will need 4 fish fillets (about 200g per serving) Sauce 1x...
Traditional shortbread

Traditional shortbread

These are so good and everyone should make them for their Moms and Grans, they will be eternally grateful. This makes a lot of shortbread so halve the recipe if you need to. You need 500 g salted butter 250 g (1 cup) brown sugar, it must be brown sugar 1 kg of flour...

Choc chip cookies

There is something about a home that has the smell of cookies baking in the oven that attracts kids and aldults and has everyone peering into the oven in anticipation. There are some, like Mrs fields cookies that have made their way around the world and the recipes to...
Quick cassata

Quick cassata

This is a wonderful dessert which can be used as an impressive end to a very important dinner, a kids birthday party or as a dessert for the family. All it really is, is ice cream with all sorts of goodies in it, sometimes in layers sometimes not, sometimes with...

Chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles have got to be the simplest, most delicious and imoressive little balls of bliss you could ever make for anyone. Valentines day will never be the same again once you can convince who you made them for, that you actually made them yourself. You need:...
Tomato bredie

Tomato bredie

This is really yummy and you will need a good amount of fresh bread to mop up the sauce. Try to keep a little for the next day, somehow it just tastes better the next day. it’s about as close to home style boere comfort food that you get so for those of you...
Classic Italian sauce

Classic Italian sauce

This really is a fantastic pasta sauce that takes just minutes tp prepare and can be added to any pasta you have in your cupboard. It’s a really good pasta sauce to make and freeze in portions for when you just have time for a quick meal.  (4 portions) You Need...
Perfect roast potatoes

Perfect roast potatoes

If you get your roast potatoes right your family and friends will love you forever. You may be spending a whole lot more time in the kitchen, but the satisfied sounds that come out of their mouths will make it all worth while. this is from Nigella Lawson, my all time...