The talented sisters Seline and Leandri, wooed our hearts on MasterChef South Africa 2013, as we watched week by week and willed them on to the competition finals. As a country we simply fell in love with them, just the right amount of sweetness and mischief and my, oh my, could these gals cook. It […]
Entries Tagged as 'Cook Book Reviews'
November 13th, 2015 · 3 Comments
September 18th, 2015 · 28 Comments
Border Crossing Tips: Just a couple of vital things you need to know for crossing the border into Namibia, the papers you need for taking a car into Namibia and what times the border posts will be open, The Best Spicy Combos: There is a fabulous list of the best combinations of spices brought to you by the famous spice brand, Robertsons.
…Sweet Potato Roly Poly: We made these one morning and then got stuck into school and completely forgot them in the oven… ages later the whole house was rocking to the smell of sweet potatoes and cinnamon, did we remember that there was a treat waiting for us… treat it was, and though ours had been in the oven somewhat, read “way,” longer than we intended they still went straight onto the “make these again soon” list.
June 23rd, 2015 · 5 Comments
One thing I can say, without even blinking, is that I totally love reviewing cookbooks. Totally. I love trying out new flavours, I love learning new tricks in the kitchen and to be honest cookbooks have become works of art. Our family loves trying out new recipe books too and they tend to result in […]
November 20th, 2014 · 40 Comments
So I thought I would surprise you all with a fantastic GiveAway of Justin Bonello’s Latest book: Cooked in the Karoo written by Helena Lombard and published by Penguin Books South Africa. Like all of Justin Bonello’s books this one has a wonderful earthy feel to it. His books might be touted as cook books […]
October 30th, 2014 · 4 Comments
Well after a week of making sure that we have tea’oclock every single day… I have to say I was very glad to have this book on my pile of books for review. Actually I think our entire family was thrilled that we had this book for review. Recipes from a Normal Mum by Holly […]
July 17th, 2014 · 2 Comments
I am all for kids in the kitchen… you have to know that the one skill that I hope my kids will be leaving home with will be the art of cooking… feeding themselves is fundamental to life, feeding friends and family at the same time will hopefully take them far. Too this end we […]
June 11th, 2014 · 10 Comments
A couple of weeks ago we wrote a post on Free Online Learning Resources, and one of the courses I wrote about was Yuppie Chef’s Free Baking Course. Well a number of folk wanted to know more about the course and is this is the post that tells you a little bit more… Last year […]