amarulacarrotcake

Amarula Carrot Cake

  Okay, I have told all of you how I love Amarula. After my last recipe a good friend sent me some more Amarula recipes. Now this blog’s name isn’t ‘Amarula recipes’ so I don’t want to flood it with Amarula recipes. Damn, I say Amarula a lot, hey?! I want to tell you about Read More

cottagepie

Cottage Pie

  Cottage pie is something we ate quite a few times when I was still living with my parents, but in my adult life I have only made it twice. I think that needs to change and I hope sharing this cottage pie recipe with you will inspire me to make cottage pie again. Ingredients Read More

oxtail

Oxtail Potjie

I love oxtail, but before I share this recipe with you, let me tell you a bit more about ‘potjiekos’. Literally translated ‘potjiekos’ means ‘pot food’. The food is cooked in a heavy cast iron pot that hangs over an open fire, and of course this means it’s cooked outside. ‘Potjiekos’ has become as much Read More

rusks

Buttermilk rusks

  One of the things that I still love and haven’t lost my taste for, is buttermilk rusk. I have attempted to make them before, but frequently just order a packet of rusks. However, I think one of these days I will just take to making them again. This seems like a straight forward recipe Read More

bananabread

Banana Bread

Ingredients 2-3 very ripe bananas, peeled 1/3 cup melted butter 1 cup (240 cc) of sugar (can easily use 3/4 cup, or drop it down to 1/2 cup if you want it less sweet) 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour Method Read More