July 13, 2018

Favourite Fudge

    This ever-popular fudge recipe has been around since we first offered our microwave cookery classes in the 80s. […]
July 12, 2018

Open Plum-and-Apple Tart, with Gingery Syrup

This is a moreish, easy-to-make dessert or tea-time treat. The fruit fills the need for something a little bit healthy, […]
July 11, 2018

Fresh Fig Tart

Fresh Fig Tart Perfect for summer days, lovely soft figs in a heavenly sponge batter, drizzled with honey. Serve with […]
July 10, 2018

Corn & Herb Fritters

Corn & Herb Fritters Make a batch of these corn fritters to serve with a roast, grill or braai, or […]
July 9, 2018

Apricot, Sweet Potato & Spinach Ragout with Chickpeas

  Middle-eastern flavours abound in this recipe. It is a delicious vegetarian meal: Serves 6 – 8 2 x 410 […]
July 6, 2018


Chocolate Cheese cake with Meringue topping: Ingredients 2 x Boxes Oreo Biscuits 100ml melted butter 4 x Punnets Lancewood cream […]
July 4, 2018

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon & Cumin

  Hazelanne shares with us this super recipe. There is something really exciting about seeing a whole head of cauliflower […]
July 3, 2018

Roasted Red Salad

Roasted Red Salad This salad makes a most attractive addition to our table. It is set to become a firm […]
July 2, 2018

Jam-Jar Cheesecake Puddings

Jam-Jar Cheesecake Puddings This is not a “cheesecake” as such, but the flavours are reminiscent. It is a super-speedy take […]
June 29, 2018

Cooking with Zakiah at the House & Garden Show

I can’t wait to cook at the East Coast Radio House & Garden Show with Defy’s Zakiah, to follow along […]
June 27, 2018

Pots of Chocolate

Pots of Chocolate There is something extremely satisfying about consuming chocolate! This recipe is a chocoholic’s dream. You will keep […]
June 26, 2018

Coconut-Banoffee Pavlova

Coconut-Banoffee Pavlova The great thing about this famous dessert is that the meringue can be made way ahead of time, […]
June 25, 2018

Chocaholic Chocolate Cake

This recipe is dark, moist, sublime, delicious, with a crunch. It offers everything you have ever wanted in a chocolate […]
June 22, 2018

Open Plum-and-Apple Tart, with Gingery Syrup

This is a moreish, easy-to-make dessert or tea-time treat. The fruit fills the need for something a little bit healthy, […]
June 21, 2018

Quinoa Confetti Salad

Quinoa is a gluten-free grain. It originates in the Andean mountains of South America. It is high in protein, minerals […]
June 20, 2018

Baked Risotto

Serves 4 375 ml Arborio rice 1.2 litres vegetable or chicken stock 250 ml finely grated Parmesan or pecorino cheese […]
June 19, 2018

Roasted Zucchini and Roasted Tomato Soup

  Roasted Zucchini and Roasted Tomato Soup This is one of Richard and Simone’s all-time favourites; a tasty, healthy starter, […]
June 18, 2018

Rich Almond Tart

  If you are a nut lover, then this is the sweet treat for you! Serves 8 – 10 Base: […]
June 15, 2018

Lemon Meringue Roulade

    A super-easy dessert and very economical to make, but looks a wow! Great for gluten-free diets. Replace whipped […]
June 14, 2018

Fresh Fruit Kebabs with Strawberry Sauce

Sometimes simple is best! Try this delightful fresh and fruity dessert which is not calorie laden. Serves 6 250 g […]
June 13, 2018

Decadent Chocolate Satin Pie

    Death by Chocolate…. This is so true of this gorgeous, silky chocolate dessert. Serves 12 – 14 Base […]
June 12, 2018

Never-Fail Chocolate Cake

  Never-Fail Chocolate Cake Ideal cake for those school or office functions – this serves a crowd and is dead […]
June 11, 2018

New York Baked Cheesecake

  This is a never-fail cheesecake. Bake it and watch the compliments flow. Serves: 14 – 16 slices Base: 210 […]
June 8, 2018

Apple Malva Pudding

A special version of a South African favourite. Serves 8 – 10 30 g butter or margarine, (30 ml) softened […]
June 7, 2018

Green Tea Ice Cream

  Who can resist ice cream? Using fashionable green tea gives this ice cream a freshness of flavour, making it […]
June 6, 2018

Butternut Muffins

  These are different, nutritious and easy savoury muffins. Perfect as a lunchtime snack for both adults and children. Makes […]
June 5, 2018

Singapore Salad

  This will tantalize the taste buds – sublime! Serves 10 – 12 200 g Chinese spaghetti noodles 30 ml […]
June 4, 2018

Layered Tomato & Lentil Loaf

A very tasty vegetarian dish which is simple to make. Serves 4 – 6 1 large onion, chopped 30 ml […]
June 1, 2018

Pawpaw & Avo Salad

Pawpaw & Avo Salad Wow! This salad is bursting with freshness and flavour; a must make when these fruits and […]
May 31, 2018

Roasted Butternut Macaroni Bake

Macaroni cheese is usually a firm favourite in most homes. Adding roasted butternut to the mix makes this a wholesome […]