Do you consider yourself a foodie?

I recently met a lovely women’s magazine food editor at a function. The conversation started with the usual chit-chat: introducing ourselves, talking about what we do etc. I mentioned that I am a super keen cook. She replied promptly: “Thank goodness that you don’t call yourself a chef – these days every second person considers […]

Four Ingredient Strawberry & Balsamic Ice Cream

Last year around this time, I was really eager to start making my own ice creams. By November I just couldn’t handle all the gorgeous ice creams that I was seeing online, so I just had to get an ice cream maker of my own. I usually consider the purchase of any (small or large) […]

How To Make The Best Cake Pops

Every couple of years, the foodie world is taken by storm by some craze or another. It has been cupcakes, then macaroons & even cronuts. Cake Pops also had a moment & rightfully so because these yummy little surprises are delicious with a capital D. I am secretly hoping that it will become a thing […]

Rice Krispies Rainbow Cake

This was such a fun ‘no-bake’ cake to make & it is even yummier than I anticipated. To me it is also a perfect kids cake, so get them involved! Here goes: Rice Crispies Rainbow Cake, Serves about 12 For the ‘cake’ layers: 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter 9 cups of mashmallows (mini’s mashies are best […]

8 SHORTCUTS TO HOME-MADE KIDDIE CAKES

I’m no pastry chef. Far from it. But, I love to bake. And I love cake. (Who doesn’t?) One of my favourite things to bake is themed kiddie cakes. My cakes don’t ever look like works of art, but they are such fun to make & the sheer joy on those tiny faces are just […]

Blueberry Lemon Tea Cakes

It’s no secret that I love lemons & any recipe that contains lemon for that matter. The combination of the lemon & blueberries in this Martha Stewart recipe is totally heavenly. You will need about 35 minutes to prep & a total of two hours to get everything done. The original recipe calls for a stick of butter […]

valentine’s treat: strawberry & coconut biscuits

Home-made biscuits make me feel really warm & fuzzy. Maybe it’s the smell that fills your home or the satisfaction of having tea with biscuits that you made by hand…. Anyway… Here is my latest favourite biscuit recipe: Coconut & jam hearts, makes 24 Recipe taken from the Donna Hay magazine (December 2012) 250g butter […]