National Donut Day

Happy National #Donutday. I baked these mini donuts and they tasted just as good. Topped them with chocolate ganache and crush @oreo. They definitely went down a treat. I used @kerrygoldsouthafrica Butter to make these and it just took the flavour to the next level 🙏. Donuts for breakfast? Yes please. Here’s how you can […]

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Lamb Pilau

Its absolutely freezing in Johannesburg at the moment, so cold that I couldn’t help but crave lamb pilau. It’s sort of like breyani BUT quicker to prepare which is exactly what one (by one I mean me) needs on this cold and lazy day. Lamb Pilau Ingredients 1kg lamb 2 sliced onions 2 tomatoes chopped […]

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The Best Chocolate Cake EVER!

1 and 1/2 cups boiling water 2 and 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee powder 150g semi-sweet chocolate 2 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 and 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 and 1/4 cups unsweetened cocoa powder 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 and 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 large eggs […]

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Dreamy Bar One Ganache

This is probably the 3rd time I’ve tried to make ganache. Dont even ask about the previous times because they both bombed because I hadn’t measured my ingredients properly 😅. But this time I did and it resulted in this luscious, decadent and oh so smooth bar one ganache. Follow @thetockablog on instagraml to see […]

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Romany creams style cookies

Chocolate coconut cookies sandwiched with Cadbury chocolate and topped with walnuts. Absolutely heavenly, you guys have to try this out. My kids woke up this morning to the aroma of cookies and in my opinion that’s the best way to get up 😍. Here’s what you’ll need to make em’ 1 cup of white sugar […]

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Cinnamon sugar scones

Snowflake flour scone premix with a Naturasugars twist. Simply prepare the pre mix as directed on the package but substitute the oil for melted butter. Place the dough on a baking tray and sprinkles with cinnamon sugar (Naturasugars golden castor sugar + Robertsons spice cinnamon powder). The result is scone thats buttery on the inside […]

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Khichdi

Khichdi is an indian dish, made from rice and dhal (lentils), I love adding blobs of butter to mine for some next level richness. I used Robertsons Spice bay leaves and cinnamon sticks and of course Spekko rice. Here’s how I made this hearty dish: Ingredients: 2 cups of Spekko rice 1 ½ cups pea […]

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Mini creamy chicken and mushroom pies

There isn’t anything my family loves more than a good pie. Dessert pies, savoury ones they love em’ all. Tonights dinner consists of mini creamy chicken and mushroom pies accompanied by a delicious bowl of homemade soup. Here’s what you’re gonna need: 1 chicken, Whole, cooked and roasted 250g button mushrooms, sliced 1 cup sweet […]

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Spicy Chicken Curry

Definitely the right weather for chicken curry in Johannesburg today. Simple, spicy and tender chicken pieces in a delectable tomato gravy. Here’s my recipe for fool proof chicken curry: You re gonna need: 1kg skinned chicken pieces 1 large onion – chopped2 red chill1 cinnamon stick1 bay leaf1 sprig curry leaves1 tsp ginger and garlic […]

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