There is nothing nicer than a simple dish done to perfection Just good, honest food where what you see is what you get. Letting the flavours of the ingredients speak... 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’m a firm believer in at least one cheat-meal per week. Occasionally two if I’m having one of “those” weeks. One cheat meal isn’t going... Read More
With all the current low-carb diets, allergies and food intolerances, carb-alternatives have become the new “in” thing. Substitutes like cauliflower pizza bases,... Read More
Holidays are officially over. We’re all getting back into the swing of things, having eaten too much, drunk too much, gotten not near enough sleep, and leaving... Read More
Gabi has recently joined the Domestic Goddesses team for an internship to help me revitalise my blog – well, revitalise is being kind; raise from the dead is... Read More
I love coffee! I know the health risks and the health benefits (yay!). I try not drink too much of it and make sure it’s fair-trade, organic etc etc etc but the... Read More
It’s hot… everyone is complaining about… it’s driving me crazy! But what’s the silver lining here? I really don’t feel like eating rich and heavy food... Read More
It’s been such a long time since I posted a blog. It feels good. Like coming home. This week I’ve been nesting. Nesting because it’s autumn.... 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.
I have found that many people don’t really understand how to cook a steak. So I’m going to run through a few of the basics. You need a good thick pan heated... Read More
Ages ago I put aside a recipe I wanted to try but (as these things always happen) never got around to it. I stumbled upon it the other day and gave it whirl…it... Read More
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
What do (did) we, as employees, expect from our employers? For those of us luckily enough to be able to afford a housekeeper, maid, char, nanny, cleaner, helper or... Read More