Today in the domestic goddesses kitchen we have whipped up the most satisfying, gluten and dairy-free Malva Pudding. Like many people today, Thekla has an intolerance... Read More
I found this Pavlova recipe while browsing through old folders and just had to share it. It is so quick and so easy and is a sure crowd pleaser. It so often happens,... Read More
After reading through hundreds of recipes and trying out a few of them I finally baked an almost perfect sponge cake today. I adjusted a recipe I found online by Red... Read More
I saw some pictures online of cakes decorated with M&M’s and felt the urge to try it when my housekeeper’s daughters first birthday came along.
That said I have always heard how difficult french macaroons are to make and my niece mentioned wanting to make them, so for me it was part challenge and part something fun to with her.
Last year we spent Christmas with my in-laws up in Pretoria. I offered to cook us a Christmas eve dinner at Grandpa Joe’s house. I decided to go all out –... Read More
Perfecting the chocolate fondant to serve effortlessly at dinner parties is far easier than you might imagine and likely to impress the most hardened food snobs. The... Read More
Low or no carbs seem to be all I hear about these days. But I am crazy for my carbs and shudder at the idea of cutting them out. I have however discovered a few recipes... Read More
Cup cakes have never been my thing. Well, cake in general is not really my thing, but cup cakes especially are sooooo time consuming to make, and gone in seconds. Last... Read More
For the last few years I keep seeing red velvet cakes all over, in bakeries, blogs and magazines. Looking at the recipe it doesn’t sound like a particularly earth... Read More
This post has been a long time coming. These pictures were taken in July 2012 in Norway and I have just simply not gotten round to posting about this fabulous recipe. I... Read More
Until last week I had never attempted making a Florentine. For some reason I had assumed that they were difficult to make. When a client asked me to teach her... Read More
A few weeks ago we had guests staying with a whole bunch of kids. I wasn’t going to have the time to cook meals for the adults plus a special menu which the kids... Read More
Yesterday we had guests for lunch. Lisbet and I were bubbling over with ideas. We wanted the dishes to be simple and summery but we just couldn’t decide which... Read More
I am going back to the island tomorrow. As much as I love it there and am happy to go back, it means I leave the wifi behind… so no more blogging. I will however... Read More