• Healthy balls



    It’s Sunday afternoon and Mike’s gone cycling and I am pottering in the kitchen. So I make these Health Balls just throwing in a few moderately healthy ingredients and it turns out absolutely divine.   We just polished them for desert – so I can’t even show you a photo. But here is the recipe –

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  • 5 of my favourites recipes to make during the winter



    We live in a renovated 1960’s house (which are becoming rare in Camps Bay). We are very privileged to have a view over the ocean on the Bakoven side of Camps Bay. In winter we love to make a fire while the rain falls on the conservatory glass. I love to cook and my speciality

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  • Recipes for Cara Cara oranges.



    My love affair with Cara Cara oranges started the first time I set eyes on the deep dark orange flesh of the exquisite fruit. I buy pockets of Cara Cara oranges and can never get enough of them. You can buy Cara Cara oranges from Pick & Pay for about R23,00. Except for eating at

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  • National Tequila Day



    It is National Tequila Day so here is the recipe for the perfect Margarita. Best sipped around your private swimming pool from your villa you rent while on holiday in Camps Bay.  Enjoy your cocktail while you watch the sunset over Camps Bay beach. For one Margarita: 1 1/2 oz. tequila 1 1/2 oz. triple

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  • Limoncello



    “When life gives you lemons, make Limoncello” As I am trying to get rid of our lemons, I decided I need to make my usual winter batch of Limoncello. I know you should make it with Everclear but it is too difficult to find so I use Absolute Vodka. By the way, I make a

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  • Key Lime / Lemon Pie



    We have so many lemons at the moment that I am always looking for recipes to use up the lemons.  I have never had key lime pie before. I decided to bake the pie substituting the limes with lemons. Here is my recipe: 300g Tennis biscuits 150g butter, melted 1 x tin of condensed milk

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  • My favourite South African traditional food



    My number one South African traditional dish even has a special day dedicated to it in South Africa as well as a reality TV series. Braaivleis: which includes chicken, chops, wors, steak, ribs or sosaties on the BBQ. The first thing my boyfriend did when he moved to South Africa from the UK was get

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  • My favourite French Toast Recipe for “French Toast Day”



    Today is French Toast Day and here is my favourite French Toast Recipe: Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 3 eggs 1 tablespoon milk (a splash) 2 teaspoons cinnamon A dash of vanilla extract (optional) 6 slices of stale croissants 1 pint fresh berries, such as strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or raspberries 1 cup regular or low fat Greek

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