Braai, Bread

Cheesy Corn Bread

I often talk about having a crusty bread as an accompaniment to soup or a stew as it not only fills the belly really well but it is a great way to soak up all the delicious gravy that you would otherwise have to lick, but good manners tend to prevail and sticking one's head… Continue reading Cheesy Corn Bread

Baking, Bread, Lunch-box Ideas

Buttermilk Banana Bread

I absolutely love this bread! I recently had a few bananas that were begging to be made into banana bread and a little left over buttermilk in the fridge and wondered how the two would work together. Having never tried making a banana bread with buttermilk before I spent some time with my old friend Google,… Continue reading Buttermilk Banana Bread

Cakes, Scones

Buttermilk Scones

Last weekend I was so excited as I knew I would have a bit of spare time to focus on baking something delicious. You see, two months ago I started a new job and I've had precious little time since then to do much for myself, let alone spend time in the kitchen. It's weird, but… Continue reading Buttermilk Scones

Cupcakes, Icing

Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes with Chocolate Sour Cream Icing

Last weekend we went away to explore parts of this beautiful country that we haven't seen before. Our neighbour's little boy (not so little anymore) looked after the house and our kitty children so in order to thank him, I baked him these gorgeously delicious moist chocolate cupcakes.  They are definitely my favourite chocolate cupcakes.… Continue reading Chocolate Fudge Cupcakes with Chocolate Sour Cream Icing