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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…