Milk Tart layer cake – Vanilla cake with Milk Tart cream filling

As a proper Afrikaans girl, I find complete comfort in the smell and flavour of cinnamon. I’m not sure why it is but most of our (Afrikaans) comfort foods has cinnamon as an ingredient. [...]

Marshmallow Fridge Tart

If you consider yourself a food purist / food snob or someone who only eats at fine dining restaurants, lo away now. Because what I’m about to share with you, might shock you. Over the last [...]

Bacon & Mielie (Corn) Bread

There’s not much to be said about this bread. I mean seriously. Bacon IN the bread? Is this the best idea EVER? And I have the wonderful Chantelle from Just Chef to thank for this moment of [...]

Braai Week Part 4, Steak

I’ll come right out and say it. I don’t like Steak. Yes, once again, I expect to be thrown with rotten tomatoes. I seriously would rather eat a juicy lamb chop or a nice fatty pork [...]

Braai Week part 3 – Side Dishes

I know that the meat is the most important part of the braai, and I don’t know if this is just because I’m a woman, but my favourite part of the braai has to be all the side dishes. [...]


Kedgeree is said to have been brought to the United Kingdom by British Colonials who really enjoyed it in India. I certainly don’t blame them. Easy, flavourful and with a kick of [...]

Milk Tart

Milktart is yet another one of those proudly South African favourites. And boy, it sure is a favourite in this household. However, this is not a traditional recipe for milktart, this one has a [...]