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. Recipe Reference: Cookbook.co.za
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!
This chocolate mousse recipe is simply delicious and it’s a great dessert choice because all the preparation is done ahead of time, so you can spend more time chatting to friends and less time stressing out in the kitchen!
The ultimate party food, chocolate cupcakes are simple to make and popular treats among chocoholics especially. Follow this easy step-by-step recipe to make the most delicious and moist chocolate cupcakes in the world!
A bowl of steaming hot butternut soup served with fresh bread is irresistible to most – especially on a cold winter’s day. This quick and easy recipe will allow you to whip up a typical South African starter in no time at all. Ingredients: 1 large butternut 1 ½ cans of light coconut milk 1…
This easy banana bread recipe contains ingredients that you will more than likely have in your cupboard already – perfect for those times when you’re expecting visitors to pop in but have got nothing in the house except from overripe bananas. What’s more, a piece of moist and delicious banana bread is irresistible to most!