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  • The Best Blueberry Muffin Loaf

    has been a bit crazy for the last two weeks, so I haven’t had much time to bake. But today with some beautiful much needed rain falling and I bit of a…

  • Spiced chai ice cream ideal for vegans

    Vegan Spiced Chai Ice Cream

    I don’t know about you, but I LOVE anything Chai.    Vanilla Chai or Spiced Chai, both have equal charm for me.  This Spiced Chai ice cream is made with coconut cream and cashews…

  • White vanilla cake with cinnamon buttercream icing

    Dreamy White Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

    This Dreamy white cake with cinnamon buttercream frosting is a basic 1-2-3-4 cake.  Getting it’s name from the proportions of its basic ingredients, it is so easy you will always remember it…

  • Coconut Lentil Curry

    Coconut Green Lentil Curry

    A little savoury to tantalise your tastebuds today.   This is my take on a traditional Indian Dhal, with Cape Malay and  Thai influences. The Coconut cream gives a subtle hint of sweetness…

  • Decadent chocolate cake

    Decadent Chocolate Cake with Dark Chocolate Ganache

    It’s February so lets celebrate the month of Love with chocolate and roses. This Decadent Chocolate Cake is a simple Devil Food Cake, dense, moist, dark,  and utterly delicious.   No need for any fancy…

  • Coffee cake with lemon curd

    Lemon Coffee Cake

    There is nothing sweeter than a New Year, filled with hope and wonderful new ideas. After a month away from blogging, baking and food shoots, I am excited at the prospect of sharing…

  • Christmas Cake tray bake shades of cinnamon

    Christmas Cake Tray Bake

    Fruity, light and and spicy – this year’s delicious light Christmas Cake.  Made in a tray, it is perfect for a “quick night before, forgot to make a Christmas Cake”, kind of cake.  Heavy…

  • Mini chocolate bundt cakes

    Mini Chocolate Bundt Cakes with Cherry Preserve

    Whilst tidying my baking cupboard where I keep my stash of  baking pans, I came across my  beloved Bundt tins and trays.  And when I mean stash, I am not exaggerating.  One of my crazy…

  • Yogurt Bavaroise with grapes and muesli

    Yogurt Bavarois with Grapes

    My reasons and joy for travelling are manyfold, and one of them being the inspiration that I get for new ideas and trends in the world of food.  For me there is nothing to beat the exhilarating…