In recognition of international Food Allergy Awareness Week  (May 11 – 17, a leading allergy pharmaceutical company, Pharma Dynamics, has joined forces with well-known food consultant, Heleen Meyer on creating allergen free recipes.   This is the same team that introduced the heart healthy Gatsby last year. An estimated 3 million people suffer from food […]

Read More

For my second Sasko recipe this month I’ve decided on this tea time treat, Banana & Raisin Mpunyane. Mpunyane is a sorghum bread prominent in the Pedi culture.   Some would raise eyebrows at the thought of a sorghum bread as sorghum is an ingredient known for it’s distinct flavour.  In some cultures it is known as […]

Read More

A milk tart or rather melktert is one of Mzansi’s  favourite desserts.  I wanted to create a version with a different flavour without losing that characteristic taste and mouthfeel of a milktart. I’ve prepared the dessert yesterday and brought some to work for my colleagues to taste.   It happened that I left the room for 10 minutes and […]

Read More

A friend turned 25 last Saturday and I made this cake to celebrate the occasion. The recipe was recommended by a friend and I decided to try it when the opportunity presented itself.  As I was preparing it, the amount of red colourant that goes into the cake seemed a lot, a bit scary if […]

Read More

The Easter weekend is behind us but hey they say better late than never…. Anyway, Easter is mostly known as a time for hot cross buns, easter eggs and bunnies, picked fish etc.  The cross ardoning the top of the hot buns symbolizes the crucifixion of Christ.  Traditionally, hot cross buns are prepared on Good […]

Read More

I haven’t blogged in a while hey…. ….In my defence I have been trying to find a balance between living, working in two provinces and finding time for blogging.  I’m all about health, exercise and living a balanced life this year.  I hope you have been trying out some of the recipes…. As I was […]

Read More