Originally the Black Forest Gateau or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte as it’s called in German is a cake made up of chocolate sponge layers filled with whipped cream and cherries then covered with more whipped cream and chocolate shavings. In Germany for it to be called Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte , it’s law that the sponge cake layers must […]
Leftover spaghetti from dinner? Let’s make a quick fix. I used the ingredients I had on hand. I included the leftover french beans and carrots stir fry from the same dinner. What I loved about making this was that it was ready in 5 minutes. Essentially everything is already cooked so the gist is to […]
A delicious and cheesy twist to the classic breakfast rolex.
Looking for the perfect cake to accompany your hot beverage? Well look no further, this lemon loaf is the perfect tea/ coffee cake. Rich and flavourful, drenched in lemon syrup and topped off with some glaze. This is the ideal cake for when you couldn’t be bothered to make frosting for cake. It’s a firm […]
A basic vanilla cake recipe is a necessity in any baker’s arsenal, whether hobbyist or professional. It serves as a base for many other flavours. From just a vanilla cake recipe you can add different essences or ingredients to yield a totally different cake. Addition of some lemon zest and voila lemon cake. Some roughly […]
Red velvet is one of those cake flavours that is sort of misunderstood and thus liked and disliked in equal measure. For starters, red velvet cake is a mild chocolate cake, yep. Why the red colour?
It’s mango season and how about a refreshing salad. I got the inspiration for this salad after I attended a wedding back in December. The salad is very easy to prepare and the dressing just brings it home.
Don’t you just love the taste of cream cheese glaze on some fresh raspberry cinnamon rolls? I know I do. Truth is , cream cheese is a bit pricey and in as much as I love it, spending lots of cash every time I wanted some wasn’t ideal for me. I figured it’s high time […]
Pesto is one of the easiest things to make, especially if you have a food processor. I love how it comes together so quickly and it’s perfect for quick meals. Pesto is an Italian word meaning to grind which explains the origin of the pestle for mortar and pestle. Traditionally pesto is made in one. […]
Naan of you are ready for this . Naan is a type of flatbread that is originally from Southern and Central Asia. It’s pretty popular in India. Naan is a yeast leavened bread that is traditionally cooked in a tandoor (traditional clay oven). The small pieces of dough are usually stretched by hand and slapped […]