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How to make delicious pie crust

Pie. What comes to mind when you hear this simple, three letter word? Delicious smell, golden crust, melts in your mouth, comfort food... and the list goes on. The wonderful thing about pies is that they can be eaten all year round and can be made as a …

How to make homemade ice-cream

Cream ice is what it was called in the 17th century. Today, it is an all-time favourite, always loved and constantly being reinvented. This blog post will give you a quick guide on how to make homemade ice-cream that is delicious and easy to make. This …

Cronut Recipe

Have you ever heard of a cronut? Sounds quite strange, doesn’t it? Well, it’s the combination of a doughnut and a croissant, created in 2013 by Dominique Ansel, a Parisian-born baker who now resides in New York. Cronuts have been described as nothing less …

Gingerbread men recipe

Preparation time: 20 minutes Baking time: 15 minutes   Ingredients: 30ml full cream milk 50ml golden syrup 125g butter (unsalted) 1 egg 750g cake flour 125ml brown sugar 5ml bicarbonate of soda 5ml ground cinnamon 10ml ground ginger 3ml …

Traditional bobotie recipe – so yum!

With winter coming right around the corner, we're all craving some warm and delicious comfort food.   Bobotie is one of the national dishes of South Africa, and it is truly delicious!   This traditionally Cape Malay dish is made from …

Winner! Best braai recipe competition

And the winner of our best braai recipe competition is...   Annabel Biggar with The Braai Pie The runners-up are: Warren Smith with Cheesy streaky bacon rump Hans Fouche with Swanniebraai Congratulations to the winner, and a big …

Winning Recipe: The Braai Pie

Annabel Biggar' braai pie is a pure delight; I hope you'll try it out the next time you braai!   Ingredients:   Sandwich type grid with edges 2 rolls of puff pastry 1 packet of spinach 1 or 2cChicken breasts (fillets) - …

Competition recipe: Swanniebraai

This is not necessarily here for the delightful recipe, but rather the inventiveness of the braai. Hans Fouche shares with us his Heritage Day story.   We were out the whole day and were exhausted. We still wanted to have a braai without the …