Home Food // Coffee & Pecan Cake

I have to admit that, while I love eating cakes and pastries, I’m really not much of baker. There’s something about the precision and chemistry of baking which I can’t quite seem to get a handle on. I also like to allocate a bit of blame to the fact that I don’t have a KitchenAid […]

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Home Food // 3-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

This chocolate mousse is one of my favourite desserts, especially for weeknight entertaining. It only requires three ingredients (which you probably have in the cupboard), takes less than ten minutes to prepare the mixture and can be made the day before and set overnight if needed. My guests always love it and it requires far […]

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Home Food // Malva Pudding

My mom did a Silwood Cooking course when she first got married in the 1970’s and this quintessential South African dessert is one of dishes she was taught. Over the years it has become a firm favourite in our family. I absolutely love this malva pudding recipe and although I’ve made it a fair few […]

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Home Food // Easy Lemon Meringue

I love lemon meringue. The tartness of the lemon is a perfect complement to the sweet condensed milk and the crispy meringue topping is always a treat! I’ve made this recipe a number of times, especially when asked to take dessert along to friends for a dinner party as it requires no accompaniment and is […]

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