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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Monday Munchies'
October 25th, 2012 · 12 Comments
October 24th, 2012 · 21 Comments
One of the first questions folk ask about having eight kids is how on earth do we feed them… and another friend who keeps asking me to write “How Do You… ?” Posts… This is going to be one of those. In fact, the more I though about “the what, the when and the how […]
October 23rd, 2012 · 37 Comments
A couple of weeks ago we got a really surprising email… from Spar!!! And they were offering an offer to our readers that we couldn’t resist… They would let us try out their Freshline Range of Products, which consists of fruit and veg products as well as the bakery… And they gave us voucher to […]
October 16th, 2012 · 8 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!!!
September 18th, 2012 · 43 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 […]
June 29th, 2012 · No Comments
Action Pack is an ad-free magazine for kids who want to do stuff, and what kid doesn’t!!! It is by kids with the help of their very creative mum. It is for kids who like doing stuff, and what kid doesn’t!!! Pages and pages of projects to do, experiments to try and crafty ideas… it […]
June 26th, 2012 · 20 Comments
You know when something so fabulous happens that you just want to kind of savor it for a little while. Well on Sunday I attended the South African Food and Wine Blogger Indaba… I have had my eye on this event since the moment I heard of it… followed every breath of it on twitter […]