Decorative Pie Crusts

decorative pie crusts

I LOVE LOVE LOVE making pies and I love playing with pastry to give my pies something as special on the outside as they are on the inside. Today I stumbled upon this amazing post on Martha Stewart’s blog with … Continue reading

Cake Servings Guide

Cake serving guide

It’s always a bit tricky calculating the size cakes you need to make in order to feed everyone at an event, and the maths is even harder for cakes with many tiers. Jem at has kindly designed an elegant … Continue reading

Cookies & Cream Fudge

Cookies and Cream Fudge

Fudge brings back all kinds of fond childhood memories for me, making fudge was probably the first independent ‘baking’ I ever did. I really don’t know who introduced me to making fudge with condensed milk, perhaps it was my nanny … Continue reading

Traditional South African Koeksisters

Delicious South African dessert. How to make koeksister recipe.

Warning! Just looking at the picture above might bring on a sugar induced coma! If you’re not familiar with these sugary braids then I’d like to welcome you to my childhood, and to the World of South African desserts supreme. … Continue reading

I <3 chocolate brownies

Brownie Recipe

Chocolate seems to be a recurring theme on my blog. Never before would I have declared myself a chocolate addict, but I think there’s little point in denying it now. The cat is out the bag. Or, if you will, … Continue reading