Category Archives: Cooking
Buzy Day in April 2014
Who says chocolate is bad for you?!
This chocolate cake was inspired by the “Cleopatra” chocolate cake recipe. We all love it, it is moist and delicious. It is even better a few days later – but it never lasts that long! Needless to say it was a must over the Easter weekend! Here is the recipe – Chocolate Cake 125g butter […]
Buzy day 2013
Spring has Sprung!
Spring has sprung in the Southern Hemisphere! The sun is getting warmer and the mid day temperature has risen to a hot 32C˚ (89F˚) and September is when we get most of our rain. To celebrate spring, I am taking advantage of the lovely fresh red strawberries that are now available at the market. I […]
Necessity is the mother of invention!
Well I have good news! Last Saturday at about 1pm my husband’s secretary (more “Jacks Of All Trades”) gave birth to a lovely little girl! Yes a girl! I so happy! At last we have a cute sweet little girl. Now I’m just waiting for the next two to be born, the boys should be […]
What did I learn this week?
Quite a bit if I may say so myself! My fellow bloggers taught me a few things. I will share 2 of the things with you this week. Firstly I made the best ever Lemon Curd Cupcakes posted by Lizzie from The Plumtree Bakery, I have never made meringue icing before, it’s easier than you […]
Cuddle up and stay warm
Well what can I say about this week! Two things I learned this week! The first thing:- don’t quilt a quilt, when you have a massive head cold, it leads to unnecessary unpicking and massive frustration and the second don’t cough or sneeze with a full bladder, well that leads toooo……………………! As you have discovered […]
What do we do for fun?
We bake! This week we have been buzy baking! My youngest son has come home! So needless to say we, sorry correction, I, have been baking! I have had great fun playing around with the good old fashioned Crunchies/Oatmeal biscuit recipe. On my explorations, (on the internet of course!) I discovered this site of Mary-Anne […]
This is the most amazing city in the world! The best place to chillax like my sons would say! We try to go to Cape Town at least once a year! Table Mountain, Cape Town from the Waterfront! It was the best last minute decision we have ever made and we enjoyed every minute of it. […]