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Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake loaf

We just love our lemon tree. It’s producing more and more lemons each year, thriving and growing in leaps and bounds. It’s an absolute joy having fresh lemons when you need them, and we’re so fortunate that the tree yields such large and fleshy lemons. It’s time to make a lemon cake! Not only does […]

Egg Salad

Egg Salad

Each year after Easter Sunday, we always have quite a few hard-boiled eggs left over. After all, there’s only so much we can consume on the day. But nothing goes to waste in our household, if I can help it, and so we continue to enjoy our colourful Easter eggs throughout the week as an […]

Grape Konfyt (Preserve)

Grape Konfyt

Grapes are still in season at this time of year. They are plentiful and extremely affordable when buying in bulk! You can buy a whole box of grapes (1.5kg) for just over R20.00! This is the time when we make quite a few jars of delicious grape konfyt, and we enjoy it throughout the year. […]

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

If you’re in the mood for a pizza this weekend, but don’t feel like paying for a takeaway, why not make your own? It’s certainly cheaper and it’s also tastier because you have your own choice of toppings and quantities! We always have such fun in the kitchen making our own pizza, or as we […]

Cheesy Mushroom & Potato Bake

Cheesy Mushrooms & Potato Bake

This cheesy mushrooms & potato bake was such a delicious, meatless Monday dinner for us this week that I thought I’d share the recipe with you. You know how I just love quick and easy suppers which are delicious and also good for your budget.   For this recipe, you can also use frozen mushrooms, […]

Quince Konfyt (Preserve)

Quince Konfyt

I don’t normally buy quince. This week, however, I received a few as a gift. I was delighted! And it didn’t take me very long to decide what to do with them: make quince konfyt (preserve). As the days get colder and colder, I seem to yearn for comfort foods and the lovely aroma of […]