Peanut Butter Cookies

If I was a cookie, I think this would be it. Salt-of-the-earth, a little rough around the edges, unpretentious, nutty and I'd like to think, someone you'd want to have in your life forever, hahaha! It's no...

Baked Ricotta with Parmesan & Herbs

Let's just be honest, ricotta cheese is quite bland, however, carries flavour well and is often an important component to a pasta filling. Freshly made ricotta is rather delicious served with grilled...

Upside Down Pear Cake

My love for dense, somewhat stodgy cakes that stick to the palate is no secret. So this one right here fits the bill just perfectly. With beautiful pears being in season now, I decided to bake an upside down...

Luscious Lemon Meringue Cake

A dessert cake of note. Perfectly soft and buttery sponge cake sandwiched together with homemade lemon curd and generously adorned with salted brown sugar meringue icing. It’s gloriously messy and oozy!

Mini Carrot Bundt Cakes

Many of us will be baking up a storm for family gatherings over Easter time. I know I will be. I went through my archives and realized I have yet to share a good carrot cake recipe on my site and I mean,...

Margherita Tray Bake Pizza

This is the type of pizza I grew up with.  A quick-mix dough pressed into a baking tray and topped with tinned tomato & onion and lots of cheese. If it was a good time of the month, we would have the...

Pumpkin Pie

In the spirit of Halloween and the magnitude of pumpkins that are stocked in our supermarkets at the moment, I think a pumpkin pie recipe is in order. I've had many requests over the years for a foolproof...

Old Fashioned Custard Cookies

Custard cookies (Vla koekies) are my absolute favourite biscuits of all time. As a child, we would find them at the local Tuisbedryf or at the till points at 7 eleven. Nowadays, it is only when we visit food...