Snickers Pretzel Brownies

I am a sucker for a good brownie, all fudgy, and oh so delicious. However sometimes I feel it can be way too sweet, and this comes from a person with an insatiable sweet tooth. The addition of salted pretzels and snickers however managed to balance it out so beautifully. The sweet and salty flavourContinue reading “Snickers Pretzel Brownies”

Hake Chutney

Good morning, praying you all are safe and well. Please tell me I’m not the only one carrying a food baby from being in isolation this past week? I woke up this morning craving this hearty dish, and I thought why not share the recipe with you to spoil your family with as well. HopeContinue reading “Hake Chutney”

Hungarian Tart

It’s been years since I’ve tried my hand at making Hungarian Tart, and it all started with me cleaning out our fridge the other day to find a lonely jar of apricot jam. With the current lockdown we’re experiencing I’m trying my best to keep myself from going out hence the cleaning. Hungarian tart isContinue reading “Hungarian Tart”

Crunchies

I remember the first time I tried crunchies, I was with my mom at Checkers standing in front of this giant display of pastries and cakes. She refused to buy me anything “too sweet” and got me a huge slice of what they called crunchies instead. I remember taking my first bite, it was amazing!Continue reading “Crunchies”

South African Classic – Boerwors Pasta Bake

My husband says this is the best pasta he’s ever eaten, and the man’s been to Italy! An amazing pasta bake with boerwors, spinach, fresh tomatoes and gooey cheddar cheese 😍. So delicious. Here’s how you can make this delicious dish. Boerwors Pasta Bake Ingredients 2 tablespoons coconut oil 500g Boerewors, cut into bite sizeContinue reading “South African Classic – Boerwors Pasta Bake”

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”

South African Classic – Bobotie Pie

Ingredients 2 onions, chopped 2 tablespoons cooking pil 2 tablespoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 kg beef mince 1 white bread 250 ml milk 3 eggsContinue reading “South African Classic – Bobotie Pie”

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”

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”