South African Classic – Chocolate Chai Melkkos

You have to try this traditional South African pudding, perfect especially when enjoyed on a cold winter’s night. This is my own take on this delicious South African staple. Here’s how you can make it Ingredients 3 cups full cream milk 3 tablespoons sugar – I used Natura Golden castor sugar 2 sticks cinnamon 1Continue reading “South African Classic – Chocolate Chai Melkkos”

Pecan Nut Pie

INGREDIENTS PASTRY 140 g cake flour 1 ml salt 80 g cold butter (I used Stork Bake), cut into small cubes 8 ml castor sugar 1 large egg yolk 10 ml iced water 2.5 ml lemon juice FILLING 3 eggs 60 g butter, melted 225 ml brown sugar 80 ml golden syrup 5 ml vanillaContinue reading “Pecan Nut Pie”

Cream of fresh tomato soup

How adorable is this idea? A fresh panini, hollowed out and stuffed with cheese, pop the panini into the oven till the cheese gets all gooey and top up with cream of fresh tomato soup….heaven on a plate I tell ya.Here’s how you make itRecipe: Ina GartenIngredients3 tablespoons good olive oil1 1/2 cups chopped redContinue reading “Cream of fresh tomato soup”

Bakery style cookies

Crunchy on the outside, soft and chewy on the inside. For me that describes the perfect cookie. These are chocolate cookies with chunks of almonds and orange zest. So chocolate, orange and almond cookies? 🤔. I added 350g of chocolate to the dough making sure you get a nice chunk of ooey gooey chocolate withContinue reading “Bakery style cookies”

Maple Honeycomb

Ever fancied making your own “crunchie” bars? Well now you can with this simple and mesmerizing method of making your very own honeycomb. This legit takes less than 15 minutes to prepare adding another 30 minutes to cool down completely. Smothered in chocolate or broken into shards would look stunning placed on any dessert. ForContinue reading “Maple Honeycomb”

Choux Pastry

I am a huge fan of French pastry, croissants, palmiers and ECLAIRS!My love for eclairs however is something I just can’t explain, I love them so much I’d choose them over creme brulee anyday. This morning I got up, turned to page 48 of @freshliving_pnp and decided to whip up a batch of chocolate eclairs.Continue reading “Choux Pastry”

Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins

These little morsels are absolutely delicious and they were a huge hit with my kids. They’re perfect for Sunday’s brunch or breakfast on the go. Here’s how you can make em’ Make sure to spray your muffin pan very, very well with cooking spray so the French toast doesn’t stick. Ingredients 3 large eggs 1/2Continue reading “Cinnamon sugar french toast muffins”

Zucchini Brownies – Vegan

Ingredients 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups cake flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 3 cups finely grated zucchini DO NOT DRAIN 1 1/4 cups dairy mill or semi sweet chocolate chunks. I used Nestle chocolate andContinue reading “Zucchini Brownies – Vegan”

Fool proof roti

I’ve tried making rotis for years, sometimes they came out perfect and other times they were as stiff as a pizza base. But did you know adding baking powder to your regular mixture would ensure you get perfectly soft, delcious rotis everytime? You didn’t? well neither did I. Here’s a cool recipe which has neverContinue reading “Fool proof roti”

Moong Dhal curry

Tonights dinner is this hearty Indian dish made with mung beans better known as Moong Dal. This recipe calls for a wealth of spices such as turmeric, ground cumin, coriander and masala making this dish absolutely delicious and nutrient rich. Here’s what you’ll need to make this delicious dish Ingredients 1 cup moong dhal (boiledContinue reading “Moong Dhal curry”