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Entries Tagged as 'Gifts and Treats'

Hearty Treats for a Celebration…

February 15th, 2014 · No Comments

So Valentines Day was celebrated with glitter and a host of hearty Treats… Chocolate Waffles Where have I been? Just our regular old waffle recipe plus two tablespoons of cocoa and a shot of expresso… And suddenly our waffles were transformed!!! Then one little person suggested we add some caramel sauce – who am I […]

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies

Fastest Fudge in the World… in Se7en Steps…

June 26th, 2013 · 18 Comments

Winter has set in… and the rainy days are endless and … did I mention cabin fever!!! Every time I see a break in the rain I declare we are going for a walk and by the time we have our shoes on it is torrenting down again. So many games of cards have been […]

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Monday Munchies

Se7en’s Complete Christmas Collection and Gift Guide…

November 27th, 2012 · 4 Comments

Christmas in Se7en + 1 Steps Here is our Collection of Christmas posts… I am going to leave it up for a couple of days so that you can explore and click on links and return and read a bit more… it is all here for your reading fun!!! Se7en do Christmas in a Nutshell… […]

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Tags: Gifts and Treats · Holiday Crafts · Our Events · Sunday Snippet

Se7en’s Ultimate Pastry Post: The Celebrity Chef Turns Pastry Chef for a Blogpost…

October 25th, 2012 · 11 Comments

We live with a celebrity chef and he cooks and he cooks and he cooks… He gets it into his head to master a skill and then he pursues it until he has got it. One year it was zesting and this year it was pastry. So here you go: pastry in a nutshell from […]

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Se7en + 1 Alien Cake Pops for Yuppie Chef…

October 16th, 2012 · 6 Comments

So here you go in Se7en + 1 steps: We began with a cake… a plain old “Quickest Cake in the World” kind of cake… and don’t worry if little folk have been nibbling it, because you are going to have turn it into cake crumbs anyway… A couple of months ago we bought a food processor and I am still learning the ropes… but it was a lifesaver… A push of the button and we had cake crumbs!!! … Then you combine your crumbs and icing together to form a thick mixture… We kept some icing back and added more than enough icing sugar… this is great workable modelling clay, you can roll it you can shape it – anything… add a dash of colour using food colouring and a toothpick and you are away!!!

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Preserving Through the Year – A Review and GiveAway…

September 18th, 2012 · 42 Comments

We were given this book to review by Penguin Books South Africa and our Celebrity Chef and I have been having the most fantastic time trying out the recipes in this amazing book: Preserving through the Year by Oded Schwartz and published by Dorling Kindersley. This book may well be the solution to all your […]

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Tags: Celebrity Chef · Cook Book Reviews · Gifts and Treats · GiveAways and Swaps · Monday Munchies

Saturday Spot: Se7en + 1 Stockings to Fill…

December 20th, 2011 · 14 Comments

Many folk ask how I cope with nine-mile wish-lists, followed by the inevitable scrabbling around trying to find the most memorable gift, sewing till four in the morning and traipsing through endless stores for the perfect gift for their kids and lets not mention the wrapping, which can go on until dawn on Christmas day… […]

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