I was recently gifted the entire range of Footy’s Cool Drink powders so I thought I’m going to share how I made a quick and easy Footy’s Ice Tea. You can read more about the Footy’s Cooldrink range on this post. Footy’s Ice Tea There is an array of Footy’s available so you can play around and make your own variants to taste.View Post
All my yummy recipes in one spot!
Today I’ll be sharing another favourite from my gran’s recipe file. The are very much literally balls of yummy chocolate goodness and super easy to make. I had to rename them a bit for the purposes of this post because literally translated they’d be chocolate balls and that doesn’t sound as fun as it does in Afrikaans. So here with go with No Bake Faux Chocolate Truffles. We used to make these every Christmas and depending on how many people we’re having over for the festive season we’d easily make the recipe times five! But way back when this post…View Post
I’m part of a family that enjoys cooking and eating together and I basically grew up in the kitchen. We used to go eat Sunday lunch at my grandparent’s every Sunday. My brother and myself absorbed my gran’s love for cooking and it runs through our veins so we often cook together. A couple of Sunday’s ago we magically made this Slow Roasted Pork Belly Roll () appear in the kitchen. We paired it with Airfryer Roasted potatoes and Peas () We drew inspiration for this Slow Roasted Pork Belly Roll from a recipe Gordon Ramsey had on his facebook…View Post
I’m back with a super easy recipe for chicken. This recipe is probably a favourite in a lot of South African homes and may vary slightly from home to home but it’s just too good not to share! Our recipe is safely tucked away in one of my gran’s recipe binders, I am so grateful that I can page through it and remember all the good times we used to have in the kitchen. This recipe is super easy to follow and you only end up dirtying one mixing bowl and oven dish. A perfect winter evening dish or even…View Post
This recipe is inspired and adapted from one of the recipes in Jamie Oliver’s 30 Minute Meals cookbook. I changed the recipe around a bit to work for me by removing and swapping some of the ingredients for things that are more regularly sitting in our fridge. This dish goes well with nearly anything from “boerewors” to pork chops and it’s really easy and fast to make. Dauphinoise Potatoes. Dauphinoise Potatoes Ingredients: 4 – 6 Potatoes, peeled and sliced 250 ml Cream 1 Purple Onion, peeled, halved and sliced (You can use a white onion as well I just like the…View Post
If you are South African and come out of an Afrikaans household, the smell of freshly made ‘melktert’ would probably put you in a state of nostalgia. Nothing smells as inviting as a warm ‘melktert’, cinnamon and almond…..mmmmmm. Our family recipe for this delicious tart comes from my great grandmother and has been passed down and now has a permanent home in my recipe collection. I’ve sampled many “melkterte” in my 30+ years, some has come really close but none taste like this. Let’s get right into this ‘melktert recipe’! Melktert Recipe Makes 2 crusts and 1 filling: Crust: Ingredients:…View Post
If you’ve seen my Nettari post you would know that food posts are coming and this is the first foodie post featuring some of the delicious syrups by Nettari, a chocolate cheat cake with mascarpone hazelnut frosting. I chose an easy cheat way to make a delicous cake so if you want to make a delicious cake dirtying only a few dishes then read on! Chocolate Cheat Cake. I’m not calling this n cheat cake because you enjoy it while cheating on your diet. This is a cheat cake because it’s so easy to make because the secret is a box…View Post