Braai, Bread

6 ideas for leftover bread

At this time of year, I don't know about you, but I seem to gravitate towards bread sticks and French baguettes. They scream lazy SUMMER lunches or light evening meals; last minute picnics and no dip platter is complete without a few lightly toasted crostini or sticks. Whether neatly sliced or stuffed with fresh produce, they… Continue reading 6 ideas for leftover bread

Chocolate, Christmas, Slices, Sweets

Festive Christmas Log

Only one more sleep until Christmas! Looking for that last minute easy solution to a Christmas Pudding? This is it! I love this time of year but the older I get, there always seems to be so much to do and the Magic of Christmas can get lost among the To Do lists, year end… Continue reading Festive Christmas Log

Christmas, Dessert, Sauces

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Sauce

As far as Christmas goes, I still think home-made gifts are the best. None of us really has a fortune to spend on gifts and to be honest, are they truly appreciated? You might say that home-made presents may not be appreciated either, but for me, personally, I would far prefer something that someone has taken the… Continue reading Old-Fashioned Chocolate Sauce

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Liebster Award – to do or not to do…

Last weekend I was very kindly nominated for a Liebster Award, well, not me personally, but my blog.  I have been blogging for a year and a half now and my blog is a little like a journal, sometimes personal but most times just a way of sharing my favourite recipes with people who love… Continue reading Liebster Award – to do or not to do…

Christmas, Slices

Christmas Nutty Fruit Slice

As a parent, it's hard watching your children grow up. Don't get me wrong, it's one of the most wonderful and rewarding adventures many of us will have the privilege to participate in, but standing by while watching them learn life's lessons is tough. This week one of my son's friends tricked him into doing… Continue reading Christmas Nutty Fruit Slice