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  • Christmas Food Roundup 2017

    If you are planning a party this festive season, make sure you cater for everyone , vegetarian,  seafood lovers,  meat and chicken eaters, and of  course those of you addicted to delicious desserts…

  • Vanilla cake with chai buttercream

    Vanilla Butter Cake with Chai Spiced Frosting

    The sweet smell of cinnamon, mixed spice and ginger are such a perfect complement to this vanilla butter cake.  I love to make vanilla cakes, as the choice of frosting is endless and this beautiful…

  • How to make meringues

    Meringue Kisses

    Meringues are such a deceptive dessert on so many levels, they seem so simple to make yet with their delicate crisp exterior you never know if you will be getting a gorgeous…

  • Dark Chocolate Ganache Tartlets

    These elegant Dark Chocolate Ganache Tartlets are my new “go to” for a luxury dessert that looks fabulous, yet is pretty easy to make.  Once you have mastered a pastry crust, the rest…

  • Almond Butter Chocolates

    Almond Butter Chocolates

    Life is a series of choices, and the ones we make decide our future.  Some are good and some are bad and the same applies to our food choices.  “We are what…

  • Donna Hay Chai cheesecake

    Chai Spiced Cheesecakes

    These Chai Spiced Cheesecakes are made with spices that depict the essence of the earth.  Cinnamon, Cardamom, Nutmeg and Cloves form the heart of these Mixed Spice little beauties, with a ginger and almond…

  • No bake cheesecake

    No Bake Cheesecake

    Every spring, Mother Nature gives herself a new life.  Flowers and trees burst into colour and with each new leaf  and flower comes the hope of new beginnings and the chance to…

  • Vegetable fritters

    Vegetable Fritters

    Looking for something different for  lunch or breakfast.  These vegetable fritters are the perfect solution.  Today I have paired them with avocado, cream cheese and smoked salmon, but there are so many other…

  • Muesli Breakfast Tart

    Muesli Tart

    Looking for something different for a special breakfast?  This Muesli Tart is a wonderful combination of a sweet pastry, breakfast muesli, and dried fruit soaked in rooibos tea and blended to form…