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  • Cheese and Chive Bread

    Cheese and Chive Bread

    There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread, and it is even nicer when the smell is coming from your very own kitchen.  This Cheese and Chive bread requires no…

  • Hummus and Falafels

    Falafels and Hummus

    We all have our favourite “Falafel Man” who vends this delicious snack all over the world.  In any city in the world, if you see a queue in a food quarter, it…

  • Citrus Sundaes

    Citrus Marshmallow sundaes

    We all know what a Sundae is, and I am sure we have all secretly had one at some stage in our lives even those of us who are now on the…

  • Granola bars for energy on safari

    No Bake Cranberry Granola Bars

    I love it when I can make something delicious without having to bake it.  These no bake  Cranberry Granola Bars will give you energy for hours and are the perfect breakfast for those on…

  • Apple Cake for Shades of Cinnamon

    Dutch Apple Loaf

    This Dutch Apple Loaf is my kind of cake, soft and moist,  and filled with juicy chunks of apple and pecan nuts.  For a lovely hint of sweetness I have drizzled a…

  • Easy Pickled sweet peppers

    Italian Sweet Pepper Pickles

    Picture an Italian antipasto board overflowing with prosciutto, salami, salty olives, fresh mozzarella, and rustic artisanal breads with olive oil.   For me it just does not get much better than that,…

  • Crunchie Recipe a healthy version

    South African Crunchies – a healthy version

    This fabulous healthy version of South African crunchies is the creation of Anje van der Merwe who based it on our traditional family crunchy recipe.  I always say ‘If you love it, share…

  • Easter Coconut Bundt Cake

    Coconut Bundt Cake

     Easter for me is a home filled with the smell of  warm spicy hot cross buns, chocolate eggs, and thoughts of fluffy white bunnies and soft yellow chicks.  But there always has…