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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…

Snowballs

Snowballs

The previous night chaos hit our little sleepy country town, snow!!  Not only snow but rain and freezing temperatures, creating ice rink conditions by morning.  What happened was this beautiful angelic like snow fell for a couple of hours covering everything in a stunning white fluffy blanket, followed by slow and steady rain throughout the…