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”

South African Classic – Peppermint crisp tart with a twist

I have always been a huge fan of peppermint crisp tart, weirdly enough I have never attempted making it. Until today of course. I decided to try my hand at something different, see I’m not a fan of the tennis biscuit base as im more of a chocolate lover so I swopped out the coconutContinue reading “South African Classic – Peppermint crisp tart with a twist”

Next level boerwors vetkoek filling, with caramelised peaches and rocket

I loved everything about creating the filling for my vetkoek. The best part was obviously when it came time to taste. The caramelized peaches worked so well together with Mrs. Balls original chutney, it was like a little flavour bomb being set of and me enjoying every second of it. And by second I meanContinue reading “Next level boerwors vetkoek filling, with caramelised peaches and rocket”

Homemade Romany Creams

1 cup of sugar 250g soft butter, I used stork bake 1 tablespoon baking powder 3 cups dedicated coconut 2 cups of sifted flour 1 level teaspoon salt 8 tablespoons of unsweetened cocoa powder dissolved in 125ml hot water Cream butter and sugar, add the baking powder and cocoa mixture till combined, add coconut andContinue reading “Homemade Romany Creams”

Moist Carrot & Pineapple Cake

Ingredients For the cake: 2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/3 cups vegetable oil 3 extra-large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups plus 1 tablespoon sifted cake flour 2 teaspoons mixed spice 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 cup chopped cashews 450g carrots, grated 1/2 cupContinue reading “Moist Carrot & Pineapple Cake”

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”

Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce

A delicious one pot wonder. Ingredients 350g dry pasta such as fettuccine 400g large shrimp uncooked, shells removed 1 tbsp cajun seasoning 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp butter 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 1 can diced tomatoes 3/4 cup heavy cream 50g Parmesan cheese grated 1/4 tsp salt or to tasteContinue reading “Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce”

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”