Well I haven’t written A Mother’s Almanac Post for weeks and weeks and since believe it or not yesterday was not only Thanksgiving day it was also National Cake Day in the United States I thought I would give you a quick cake round-up… If you are looking for birthday cakes then head straight for […]
Entries Tagged as 'Monday Munchies'
November 27th, 2009 · 7 Comments
November 20th, 2009 · 12 Comments
Well on Saturday we spent the day in the depths of chocolate… First our Celebrity Chef made A Chocolate Brownie Cake… And while the cake was baking we started working on Truffles… Let’s Meet The Players: 90 g Dark Chocolate 90 g Milk Chocolate 50 g Unsalted Butter 100 – 120 ml Cream Cocoa for […]
November 20th, 2009 · 7 Comments
In the olden days, that would be October… when our Celebrity Chef had a birthday… His hearts desire was that his friend Peter the Pastry Chef or James could come round and make chocolate cake with him. Unfortunately they were both busy on the day and we settled down and made Chocolate fudge cake together… […]
November 4th, 2009 · 11 Comments
Justin Bonello’s Cooked in Africa is one of our favorite cookbooks ever – here is our rave review!!! Naturally we needed to try a recipe as soon as we got it! I am dying to try his tin cup breakfast but we needed something to dash on our braai on Saturday and RoosterKoek – braai-bread […]
November 4th, 2009 · 13 Comments
I mentioned in our Week That Was last week that we had been back to the Waterfront for a visit. I hinted at books and signings and Monday Munchies… well here it is! An invitation on the Pengiun Books Website… and we were there… Here is the book: Here is the author signing our book: […]
October 29th, 2009 · 18 Comments
Sometimes I need to impress my kids, a little shock and surprise can go a long way to adding a bit of excitement to a day!!! Baking ice-cream in the oven for dessert is fairly impressive… according to them!!! I didn’t make this for years even though my kids begged and begged – it is […]
The Celebrity Chef Tries Jamie Oliver’s Mega Chocolate Fudge Cake in Se7en Steps… Pass It On Recipe.
October 21st, 2009 · 14 Comments
So we live with a celebrity chef, and his favorite cook book by far is the Ministry of Food. In Fact his best friend is James… but it is a bit of a one sided relationship – if I say so myself!!! Ever since he got this cook book last Christmas he has been hunkering […]