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Scrumptious Homemade Hamburgers

I think my favourite food is hamburgers, yes I know it’s not the most healthy, but yum, there is nothing like a delicious hamburger. My hamburger recipe is probably my proudest food invention till date and today I’m sharing it with you. Homemade Hamburgers. Homemade Hamburgers Ingredients: 1 Egg a Hand full of Oats OR 1 Slice of White Bread 1 tbsp of Sugar a Blob of Tomato Sauce (Ketchup as it’s known in some countries) a Splash of Soy Sauce 2 tsp of Thyme (Sjjjjt this is my secret ingredient) A couple of grinds of freshly grounded mixed herbs Salt…

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Weekly Gadget: Dutch Poffertjes Pan

When I visited my husband in the Netherlands I fell in love with one of their traditional breakfast treats – Poffertjes, basically they are kinda like mini pancakes, but puffed up. I have been craving them for a while and recently my father-in-law sent my husband a bunch of boxes, and he so very kindly included a poffertjes pan for me in the box. Je included a few boxes of premix to make these delicious little treats. So this week’s Weekly Gadget is the poffertjes pan. The box How it came out of the box After I assembled it (needed a…

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Rooibos Tea Chocolate Cake – Dairy Free!

This is one of my favourite chocolate cake recipes, it is really moist and it is also dairy free! The first time ever I made it was together with my grandmother. The recipe is from her recipe collection and I think the original recipe was published in the Huisgenoot. Rooibos tea is a proudly South African product.,it is caffeine free and high in antioxidants, if you can’t find it in your country you should be able to substitute it for your favourite tea, that is to say if the flavour will go with chocolate, so use your own discretion. Rooibos Tea…

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Marshmallow Fridge Tart, Creamy Cool Chocolate Indulgence

If you love marshmallows, chocolate and nuts you will be crazy about this recipe. It is very rich so it’s a treat for a special occasion. My husband is crazy about this dessert. It is easy to make but prepare it the day before so it has some time to set in the fridge. This recipe comes from my mom’s recipe collection but I am not sure what magazine she cut it out from. Marshmallow Fridge Tart. Marshmallow Fridge Tart Ingredients: 400 g white and pink marshmallows 250 ml milk 200 g hazelnut chocolate 820 g evaporated milk, chilled (2 cans)…

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Oh so delicious Lamb Shank Pie

This recipe is from my grandmother’s recipe collection, neatly cut from a magazine, this recipe was in Huisgenoot and was sent in by Hendrik Conradie, I’m not sure when tho. This is a huge family favourite and got copied down countless times, it always makes it’s appearance on the table on Christmas day and other special occasions and there is hardly ever any left over. Lamb Shank Pie. Lamb Shank Pie Ingredients for filling: 1.4 kg Lamb Shanks 25 ml Oil 1 Medium Sized Onion, chopped 50 ml All purpose flour 25 ml Mushroom Soup Powder 240 ml Milk 1 Tin…

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