Cooking class

5-Day Cooking bootcamp

Just planning this course got me so excited!! This course is for the really keen young cook, it will be intense but also a lot of fun. Cost: R2500 per child Time: 8:30-12:30 for 5 DAYS Ages: 9 Years and older What is included? 20-page worksheets and recipe booklet x5 Breakfast x4 Lunch x1 High…

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Caramel popcorn

Popcorn is a firm favourite snack for most people, especially children. I often treat my children with this caramel popcorn when watching a movie together. It is super easy to make and really delicious. You can use almond or peanut butter for this recipe. Ingredients 60g almond butter 125g honey 125g popcorn kernels (8-10 cups…

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Refined sugar free choc chip cookies

Quick choc chip cookies These choc chip cookies are easy to make, delicious and refined sugar-free. I had to test the recipe about six times to get them perfect. You can also use normal sugar or another sugar replacement for this recipe. Ingredients (Makes 16 portions) 60g oats 250g peanut butter 70g xylitol 50g chocolate chips…

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Meet the makers Supper club

Supperclub with Pauli’s and Zandvliet This was our third supper club and we had a wonderful evening of cooking, eating, drinking wine and chatting. We got to meet the makers and heard the stories behind their brands. The dessert was almost a midnight feast but we will blame that on good conversations. Thanks so much…

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Warm butternut salad

Warm butternut salad with coriander dressing

I am a big fan of one pan dishes,  and this warm butternut salad is a firm favourite. It is quick and there is only one dish to wash afterward.  This salad can easily be a meal or a side dish to a lekker braai. It is full of flavour, with oregano, smoked paprika, cumin,…

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Pauli’s: Tomali and Courgettie meatball dish

Pauli’s story Pauli’s is an artisanal producer of #RealGoodFood, using only the freshest ingredients and a lot of TLC. Pauli was inspired by his Nana’s secret Brinjali sauce recipe, that has its roots in her birthplace, India and started this delicious range of vegetable sauces. They source all their own ingredients from local farmers and they…

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Banana pancakes

Gluten free banana pancakes with berry compote

Weekend pancakes, what is not to love. There are a gazillion recipes out there and I have tried half of them. I occasionally make pancakes with wheat flour but often has to suffer stomach cramps afterward. So I try to stick to a gluten-free version. A glutenfree flour that works really well for traditional pancakes…

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Gluten-free lemon and poppy seed cake

Lemon and poppy seed cake must be on top of most peoples cake list. Tangey, moist and soft. But this recipe is different it is not only glutenfree but also grain free. Instead of flour you use mashed potatoes and ground almonds.  I first made it about four years ago when my parents started following a gluten-free…

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Easter brunch

Violet and mustard Easter styled shoot

Easter is around the corner and I was more than happy to participate in a styled Easter shoot with Kari from LOVILEE. The colour scheme was pantone colour of the year #ULTRA VIOLET we added MUSTARD because it is wonderfully complimenting. The beautiful cementware from WJCollection added an earthy, modern feel to the table setting.…

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No cook, grain and refined sugar free nutbars

These nutbars are so delicious and easy to make. They require no baking and are great for snacks or lunchboxes. You will need a strong food processor to make them. Because the dates need to be blitzed to a paste and you also want to break up your nuts so they are not too chunky.…

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