Chocolate Stout Cake

chocolate stout cake

We have seen loads of recipes for Chocolate Stout Cake on the Internet and we have tried many too. So to Celebrate International Chocolate Cake day, we thought we would share our Stout Cake Recipe with you. We Found the base of this recipe a few months ago and since then have tweaked it to […]

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My Grandmother’s Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Banana bread has always been one of my favourites. It brings back memories of helping my gran bake. For a long time, I thought I could use any banana bread recipe and get a similar result to that of my grans. I was wrong…. very very very wrong. I tried recipes from the internet, famous […]

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Spaghetti Squash

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For months now I have heard of this thing called a Spaghetti squash. But unfortunately we could not get them in South Africa until recently. We bought ours from WoolWorths. So I bought one and it sat in my fridge the whole week while I tried to figure out how to cook it and what […]

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My Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup 1

This last week, everyone in my office was getting sick. Then my friends and Boyfriend got sick. It was only a matter of time before the flu got me too. Slowly I started to get the symptoms, a runny nose and a sore throat. Other than lying in bed with a good book and a cup […]

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The Best Little Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake

This is our favourite Chocolate cake recipe. My Mom cut it out of an old news paper and it was passed down to me and sister. My daughter even knows the recipe off the top of her head. A very simple yet delicious cake .  Ingredients: 250ml Cake Flour 250ml Castor Sugar 2 Heaped Tablespoons […]

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Scones, a Breakfast Favourite


Weekends are the time for awesome breakfasts. One of our favourites is scones. We have so many different variations, but this one happened last weekend when we ran out of milk. This is definitely one of our new favourite recipes Ingredients: 100ml Cream 100ml Yougurt 2 Tbsp Milk 1 Egg 2 Tbsp Castor Sugar 2 […]

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gnocci {eatalian}

I always thought it was tough to make gnocchi but then we actually tried it. It takes time but that is the worst of it.  Ingredients 3 Large potatoes ( I used Sweet potatoes) 1 cup all purpose flour + extra 1/2 cup almond flour 1 Whole egg Freshly grated Parmesan cheese An Italian tomato sauce  […]

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Let’s Bake Carrot Cake

carrot cake

Around this time of the year, you always find hot cross buns and carrot cake in stores and at your friends tea parties. One of our favourites to bake and eat is Carrot Cake.  We have tried many recipes over the years, but we always come back to this one. Ingredients: 3 eggs 375ml sugar […]

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Chocolate Guinness Cake {Cook Along}

Chocolate Guinness Cake

It’s St Patrick’s Day. So to celebrate, we made a Guinness Cake. Not just any Guinness cake, but Nigella Lawson’s Guinness Cake.  This is currently the Cook along cake on her website. The Cook Along is a fun competition where you cook a Nigella recipe, upload a picture on her website and then stand a […]

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