The ultimate Lemon Tart

I have a very good friend who has worked in some of the best kitchens in SA as a pastry chef. Her resume is, needless to say, pretty impressive and when I had breakfast with her yesterday, I was [...]

Plum frangipane tart

Everyone needs an easy, impressive and drop-dead-icious pastry recipe up their sleeve. Mine is the incredibly versatile frangipane tart which gets a different flavour added every time I make it. [...]

Raspberry Frangipane Tart

  There are few desserts/pastries that are sure to impress like a well-made Frangipane tart. I am beyond in with the subtle almond flavour the Frangipane cream filling adds. Add some tart, juicy [...]

Nectarine Frangipane Tart

Is there anything icious than a fresh, ripe Nectarine? I just can’t get enough of them at the moment and try to eat them everyday (if my kids don’t finish them all before I get a [...]

Banana Cream Pie

This is the second week that I’ve started off with a dessert recipe, but during Winter, sometimes that’s all you need. And this being my birthday week, it’s even justified. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]