Sweet and sour pork is a Chinese dish that is particularly popular in Cantonese cuisine. Follow this easy step-by-step recipe and impress your guests with an unusual but delicious dinner – often referred to by Americans as chop suey.
Fried chicken has deep roots in American cultural history, but has for a long time been a common staple worldwide. When chicken coated in a breading mixture is deep fried, as illustrated in this easy recipe, it seals the juices and succeeds in satisfying just about everyone’s taste buds.
Originally made by the Indians and Cape Malays but loved by all! A savoury pastry (in the form of a triangle) filled with spicy curry fillings and deep fried until golden brown. The fillings vary from mutton to chicken, potato and corn. To make this recipe even easier, you can buy pre-made samoosa pastry from…
This easy recipe will allow you to rustle up a delicious potato salad, American style, in no time at all. Often served with hot dogs, fried chicken, barbecued meat or hamburgers, a potato salad is just as delicious hot as it is cold.
A cup of tea is never the same without scones – served with freshly whipped cream and homemade jam, of course. By following this easy recipe you can make a batch of this popular British quickbread in no time at all, and be prepared for guests popping in for afternoon tea.
Spain’s most famous dish is a yummy concoction of rice, vegetables, beans, seafood and spices such as saffron. This easy seafood paella recipe will allow even the most inexperienced chef to produce an exciting and mouth-watering dinner.
Friendies!!!! It’s Milk Tart time. Melk Tert! Oh yes! I always thought milk tart was one of those South African dishes that was difficult to make. I mean it involved making pastry and baking blind and boiling milk and all those scary things. Eeeeeeeeeeek!!! And therefore, it was only natural to stay clear of making…
Below you will find all sorts of tips for making perfect meringues! I used to feature a recipe on this website that used 1 egg white but now that I have learnt more about meringue making and the science of it, I realise that the recipe used too much sugar and not enough egg whites,…
The popular Italian dessert tiramisu is rich and decadent, and this cake version is perfect for any occasion – whether you have the in-laws popping in for coffee or friends staying for dinner. Buying a packet cake mix will certainly make things a lot easier.
A sweet pudding of Dutch origin, Malva Pudding is usually served hot with custard or ice-cream. Made with apricot jam, this typical South African dessert has a spongy, caramelised texture.
Wonderfully sweet and buttery, vanilla cupcakes are easy to make and particularly luscious with lemon icing on top. Follow this easy recipe to achieve perfect cupcakes every time, and freeze leftovers ready for those unexpected guests popping in for a cup of coffee.
Vetkoek is a kind of pastry or fried bread, and can be served with both sweet and savoury fillings – such as golden syrup or curried mince. To make it the traditional South African way, follow this easy recipe and rest assured that your vetkoeks will always be perfect!