Homemade White Bread

This week has been a horrible week, probably the worst week I’ve experience this year so far. Apart from the lockdown this week my family and I buried my Gramps. To be honest I’m still struggling to come to terms with the fact that he was admitted into ICU 2 weeks ago let alone hisContinue reading “Homemade White Bread”

Freshly baked bagels

Before I moved up to Johannesburg I’d eat bagels almost daily, loved the seeded ones and whole wheat ones. I basically loved them all! Since moving up I’ve been to a lot of bakeries and not a bagel in sight! So I just make my own, problem solved! Homemade bagels Ingredients 1 and 1/2 cupsContinue reading “Freshly baked bagels”

The Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

Would it even feel like the holidays without baking a batch or three of your favorite cookies? I’m sharing my most favourite cookie recipes, from the versatile sugar cookie to Italian biscotti these recipes will have you swooning. 1. Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Cookies Like the name suggests these cookies are amazing! Crunchy on theContinue reading “The Best Holiday Cookie Recipes”

Mint Chocolate Chip Marshmellows

It is absolutely scorching today but I want nothing more than a mug of hot chocolate with a few of these gorgeous mint chocolate chip marshmellows floating on top. I’ve decided on gifting these delicious morsels to friends and family instead of the usual box of Christmas cookies. Stay tuned to find out just howContinue reading “Mint Chocolate Chip Marshmellows”

Lemon & Ginger Cheesecakes

My first attempt at cheesecake and I’m in love, I used a yummy gingerbread cookie as the base (How Christmassy does that sound? Also is Christmassy a word?) Topped with lemon zest and fresh raspberries which were delicious, tart and paired so well with this incredible summer dessert. Also how adorable is this picture? AmContinue reading “Lemon & Ginger Cheesecakes”

Salted Caramel

I started blogging a few months ago on a whim, never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I’d be this self sufficient and actually attempt half the dishes I’ve made. Speaking about things I thought I’d never make, how does this homemade salted caramel look? Dreamy is one word that comes to mind.Continue reading “Salted Caramel”

Spicy beef stir fry

I love peppers! I love beef! And I love this dish! It’s delicious and hearty and oh so pretty! What more could a gal ask for. Ingredients 250g Beef strips 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 Onion 1 cup chopped bell peppers 1 sprig fresh thyme 2 tablespoonContinue reading “Spicy beef stir fry”

Brinjal Parmagiana

Brinjal Parmagiana? Sign me up please!! I don’t know about you but I just love a good vegetarian main dish, and this one is a definite crowd pleaser. So this just came to mind, this is in fact my last week sharing my favourite Italian dishes with you. There just isn’t enough time to whipContinue reading “Brinjal Parmagiana”

Napoletana Sauce

You don’t have to travel further than your kitchen for this amazing Napoletana sauce. This is my first time making it and it tastes better than store bought sauce. This is perfect to spoon over a pizza or over linguine throw in a few fresh basil leaves and you have a meal in minutes. IngredientsContinue reading “Napoletana Sauce”

Sweet chilli soya strips with saffron infused rice

Most of my recipes are simple and absolutely delicious. This dish is no exception. With my husband observing Purtassi I decided to treat him to something I knew he’d just love! Here’s how I made it Ingredients 1 pineapple, hollowed out (keep pineapple flesh) 2 tablespoons of butter 1 pack Frys chunky soya strips 60mlContinue reading “Sweet chilli soya strips with saffron infused rice”