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Bramley Apple Cake with Coconut Caramel

Bramley Apple Cake with Coconut Caramel

This recipe is a firm family favourite during winter.  It is the ultimate comfort pudding served warm with a scoop of ice-cream and a generous drizzle of caramel after a hearty meal or served cold as cake for a celebration or afternoon tea. Somehow this image ended up looking like a scene from a Halloween…

Keto Bread

Keto Bread

Well, it is 2019 and let’s just say that my past few weeks of the festive season have definitely been more 20% than 80%, but do you know what…I loved it and I’m very happy with that! No regrets at all! That being said, the time has come to accept that the holidays are now…

Christmas Cupcakes with a Surprise Filling

Christmas Cupcakes with a Surprise Filling

I’m still trying to come up with a name for these because Christmas cupcakes sounds really blah (which they are anything BUT)…someone on my Instragram suggested cuppies because they really are a beautiful marriage between an almond cupcake and mince pie.  Being fortunate enough to live in the country and down the road from the…

Melktert (Milk Tart)

Melktert (Milk Tart)

Most South Africans love a good old melktert which is the Afrikaans name meaning ‘milk tart’ – the classic quintessential dessert usually consisting of a sweet pastry crust, filled with a mild, creamy custard of milk, flour, sugar and eggs, baked in a round pie tin and dusted with cinnamon after baking. Milk tart appears…

Portuguese Chicken Livers

Portuguese Chicken Livers

My Dad’s side of the family originate from Madeira and I’m so excited because Gemma and I are heading there for a few nights at the end of the month.  So, I booked a tour guide to take us around and when he asked me what I wanted to see the only answer I had…