Quick & Easy Bruschetta

Quick & Easy Bruschetta

I’m not sure you can really call this a recipe because it’s so simple, but that simplicity is its what makes this bruschetta so special and one of my favorite things to eat. It’s little more than some salad on toast really. I did this for our evening...
Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Chocolate Birthday Cake Recipe

Cooking time: 75 minutes Serves: 12+ slices Ingredients for cake: 200g caster sugar 200g self raising flour 200g chocolate 200g butter (room temperature) 2 tsp vanilla paste or extract 2 or 3 gratings of orange rind 6 eggs  Ingredients for chocolate buttercream: 200g...
Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Mrs Robin’s Fruit Cake Recipe

Cooking time: 75 minutes Serves: 12+ slices Ingredients: 125g margarine 175g sugar (dark brown, light or white) 175g currents 175g sultanas 50g candied peel 225ml of water 1 level teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda 1 heaped teaspoon of mixed spice 2 beaten eggs 125g...
Microwave Steam Pudding Recipe

Microwave Steam Pudding Recipe

Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 Ingredients: 100g Soft butter 100g Caster Sugar (or granulated) 100g Self Raising flour ** 2 large eggs 2 tbsp of milk Method: You will need a 1.5 pint pudding bowl – slightly larger will be fine. Beat the butter and sugar...
South African Peach & Parma Ham French Toast

South African Peach & Parma Ham French Toast

This tasty, satisfying snack is bursting with great flavours! Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 5 minutes 2 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and sliced20g butter4 slices sourdough or crusty white bread20g mascarpone or cream cheese4 slices Parma...
South African Roast Plum, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

South African Roast Plum, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

Roast South African plums taste sensational in this colourful, healthy warm salad. Serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 25 minutes 8 South African plums, quartered and pitted 500g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 2tbsp olive oil 400g can chickpeas,...