• Beauty

    Sheet Masks The Nook Trials { Face Mask Face Off }

    This week I joined Melanie from Melanie’s Nook for her weekly trials where she puts 5 to 6 items against each …

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  • Foodie

    Chutney & Mayo Chicken

    I’m back with a super easy recipe for chicken. This recipe is probably a favourite in a lot of …

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  • Lifestyle

    How I keep my eczema under control

    About a year ago I had the worse eczema flareup under under my breast that I’ve ever had. It …

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  • Lifestyle

    Period.

    Today I’m going to touch down on a topic that still seems to be a bit “taboo”. Periods. Yes, …

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  • Lifestyle

    A re-brand and Inspiration

    Recently, without making an announcement I re-branded my entire online presence. I decided it was time for a change. I …

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  • Lifestyle

    Birthday Wishlist 2019 { Beauty & Lifestyle and a Gin List! }

    This year has flown past and we’re already past the halfway mark of the year. Which also means that …

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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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    Fast and Easy Tuna and Mushroom Tart

    This is one of my mother’s go to recipes, it’s really yummy and really fast and easy to make. Serve it with a salad of your choice. Tuna and Mushroom Tart. Tuna and Mushroom Tart Tuna Tart or Tuna Tert in Afrikaans ~ Serves 3 – 4  Ingredients: 2 Slices white bread 1 Cup Milk 5ml Baking Powder 1 Grated Onion 250g Mushrooms – Chopped 1 1/2 k Grated Cheese 1 Tin of Tuna 30ml Butter 2 Eggs Salt and Pepper to taste Method: Mix bread, milk and butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Take off heat and…

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    My Grandmother’s Carrot Cake

    This Carrot Cake is a recipe from my Grandmother’s recipe collection. I’m sure all our Grandmother’s has either a big book or file filled with little recipes cut from magazines and scribbled down recipes on pieces of paper that got written down from friends and family throughout the years.So here is one of my favourites, my Grandmother’s carrot cake. Carrot Cake Ingredients: 500ml Flour 10ml Baking Powder 10ml Baking Soda 5ml Salt 10ml Cinnamon 4 Eggs 250ml Oil 500ml Sugar 350g Carrots, grated Method: Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon together. Beat the eggs, oil and…

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