The Perfect Scones

Happy Mother’s Day weekend ladies!! I usually stress myself out during celebrations like these, focusing more on blog content than actually taking a moment to enjoy the festivities. This year I decided to just put my phone down and live, and it’s been working out great! I’ve been indulging in cake – That I didn’tContinue reading “The Perfect Scones”

Hot Cross Bagels

Happy Sunday everyone!The weather is changing, it is getting colder and I found myself digging up my winter jammies during the week. I spend most of my weekends getting up early – not by choice, my kids wake me up (GRRR!) – I shower and put on a fresh pair of jammies to start myContinue reading “Hot Cross Bagels”

Hollandaise Sauce

Hollandaise sauce is a delicious creamy sauce that is so easy to make and perfect for brunch! This no fail recipe can be whipped up in just 5 minutes and enjoyed over poached eggs or veggies, the possibilities are both endless and delicious. Here is how you can make it! Hollandaise Sauce Recipe Ingredients3 largeContinue reading “Hollandaise Sauce”

Peanut Butter & Banana Pancakes

What do you do when you have over-ripened bananas? We make pancakes!! These yummy pancakes are much quicker to make than banana bread, which can sometimes take a whole hour in the oven. Pancakes on the other hand can be whipped up in minutes! I made these for breakfast and had to fight my entireContinue reading “Peanut Butter & Banana Pancakes”

Spicy Baked Beans

This recipe takes me back to the old days when we braai’d on the beach and served up sides and salads of all kinds, my favourite was a boerie roll topped with spoonfuls of this delicious spicy baked beans – served cold of course! Another reason I love this dish so much, serve hot onContinue reading “Spicy Baked Beans”

Pumpkin Goolgoolas

As much as I enjoy creme brulee and delicious pastries I would trade them all for a plate of warm goolgoola’s any day! My grandmother used to make these for me as a kid, and if I’m being honest she’d make them for me as an adult too! She made the best goolgoolas and they’dContinue reading “Pumpkin Goolgoolas”

Granola Cups

Dessert for breakfast? Yes please! Breakfast for my family is always pretty boring, it’s either toast or oatmeal, and on the odd occasion I wake up in a good mood, pancakes! These granola cups will trick your family into thinking you’ve spent hours in the kitchen, you can top them with delicious yogurt, fruit puree,Continue reading “Granola Cups”

Crêpes

Happy Wednesday everyone! Today is going to be a good day, I can feel it!  I made these French crêpes the other night and gave my husband one with a spread of peanut butter inside, HUGE MISTAKE! Because apparently they were amazing especially with the peanut butter and then I had to make another batch justContinue reading “Crêpes”

Masala Chai

I have tried many store bought “masala chai” teas and I thought they were great, until my lovely aunt shared her recipe with me for from scratch masala chai, my goodness it is like a warm hug. You know the kind your Gran gives you. So good! Masala Chai recipeIngredients5 green cardamom pods3 whole cloves1 star anise5 peppercorns1Continue reading “Masala Chai”