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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…