Honeycomb

Honeycomb Ingredient200 g honey (Substitute with golden syrup)200 g caster sugar200 g glucose1 ½ t bicarbonate of soda100 g dark chocolate, melted MethodLine a 25 x 25 cm baking tin with baking paper and set aside. Place the sugar, honey, and glucose in a large saucepan over medium heat. Do not stir, allow the mixture […]

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Chana Magaj Cake

Chana Magaj Masala Chai Spiced Cake Ingredients For chana magaj 500 g Woolworths chickpea flour 500 g Woolworths ghee 500 g Woolworths icing sugar 275 g full cream milk powder 2 teaspoons ground cardamom 100 g roasted pistachios, ground For Masala Chai Spiced Cake 250g Woolworths cake flour, sifted ½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda 2 […]

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Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamun is an Indian doughnut that’s soaked in spiced syrup and then dusted in coconut – I have probably made a thousand of these in my life and I still can’t get enough of these delicious morsels. I love that my Gran served this Indian sweet meat to her guests at Diwali, she passed […]

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Naan Khatai

Naan Khatai Ingredients227 g Ghee165 g Castor Sugar2 tbsp semolina325 g Cake Flour plus 2 tbsp extra1 tsp baking powder1 tsp Bicarbonate of Soda2 tsp cardamom powderRaw Almonds, to decorate MethodPreheat the oven to 180°C. Prepare a baking tray with baking paper and set it aside.Combine the ghee and the sugar and cream with a […]

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Choux Pastry

Let’s talk choux pastry Choux pastry is magical, and all it takes is four ingredients coming together to make delicious eclairs (these are my favourite pastry btw!) If the thought of making eclairs gives you anxiety, I’m telling you to relax – the only thing difficult about making eclairs is choosing what to fill them […]

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Churros with chocolate sauce

ChurrosIngredients:120ml water120ml milk1 tbsp sugar113g unsalted butter125g cake flourPinch of salt1 tsp vanilla extract3 large eggscanola oil, for frying Cinnamon Sugar:100g sugar1 tsp ground cinnamon Chocolate sauce:150g dark chocolate100ml cream MethodTo make the chocolate sauce, In a small saucepan, heat the cream over medium heat until it begins to gently simmer. Pour the hot cream […]

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Sweetie Pies: Marshmallow Cookies

Ingredients250 ml water, divided7 tsp powdered gelatin420 g caster sugar60 ml glucose syrup15 Ginger biscuits (any round biscuit will do)450g dark or milk chocolate15 ml coconut oil MethodLay out your biscuits on a baking tray. Fit the end of a piping bag with a large round tip – prep these before you start making the […]

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Soji Cake with Burfee Buttercream

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Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Watch How To Make It Creamy Mushroom Sauce Ingredients4 tbsp unsalted butter250g button mushrooms, sliced3 garlic cloves, minced250ml vegetable stock200ml cream30g parmesan cheese,finely gratedFresh thymeSalt and pepper MethodMelt butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat.Add sliced mushrooms and cook until brown.Add the garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until the garlic […]

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Irish Soda Bread

A homemade rustic loaf of bread is just so comforting. Paired on its own with lashings of salted butter, or as a toastie with a side of your favourite soup.  My go-to bread recipe has and always will be Irish Soda Bread. Simply because there is no kneading required, and you can use buttermilk straight […]

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