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Delicious Honey cake

Sometimes you want a cake that is a simple yet delicious and easy to make cake that anyone, no matter who they are will love. This is an extremely versatile cake which can be an anytime cake or a hot dessert ideal for winter or when you need something hot with whipped...

Chocolate layer cake

This chocolate cake uses hot milk and (I can't tell you scientifically why it works out better, it just does, take it from me) in the recipe and just to add a little decadence to the cake I used both a chocolate icing on the outside and a meringue filling on the...

Teriyaki Chicken

If you have ever had Teriyaki chicken at a Japanese restaurant, this is as close as it gets and if you have not yet tried Teriyaki chicken, you want to try it, it is very simple and incredibly tasty. When you serve this up to your friends or family they are going to...

Buttermilk and bacon Cornbread

I reckon cornbread is about as South African as you can get but seldom see it anywhere. Just as an aside, when you next make pap for the braai, add a tin of sweetcorn about 20 minutes before you serve it, it's really great. back to the cornbread. This cornbread recipe...

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...

Braai day Buffalo wings

It's National Braai day on Saturday so get out your braai and head off to the supermarket for a whole bunch of chicken wings. These Buffalo wings are simply lip smacking delicious and will be on my braai tomorrow for sure. I may also make the Greek chicken...

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...

Easy Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore has got to be one of the best recipes when you are entertaining. It is a sophisticated and very tasty dish that is easy to make and never fails to please. It is one of those dishes that you need to keep as an easy backup recipe for anytime...

Seared Beef Carpaccio

Carpaccio is a perfect hot weather starter and a few weeks ago I made it for a dinner party along with the Eton Mess as a dessert and it went down so well I will be doing it again and again. The main was a slow roasted pork belly done by a mate of mine who is...