A SIMPLY DELICIOUS STRAWBERRY TART

SUMMER STRAWBERRY JELLY TART DIFFICULTY: EASY       PREP TIME: 3 HOURS              SERVES: 6 Ingredients: 200 grams coconut biscuits 50 grams melted butter 10 grams gelatin 60 ml water 200 ml whipped cream 200 grams pureed strawberries 100ml vanilla yoghurt. METHOD: Use a food processor to blend the coconut biscuits into crumbs. Add the melted butter to…

HOW TO MAKE A HEALTHY ICE-CREAM WITH ONLY 5 INGREDIENTS

BLUEBERRY ICE CREAM Difficulty: easy              Prep time: 3 hours        Serves:8 Ingredients: 300 grams frozen blueberries Vanilla essence 10 ml 385 ml condensed milk 250 ml whipped cream 100 ml water METHOD: In a food processor blend the frozen strawberries with water until they are smooth. In a bowl, mix the condensed milk, vanilla essence,  whipped…

THE BEST SUMMER FRUIT NO-BAKE STRAWBERRY CAKE

Summer is knocking at South Africa’s doorsteps therefore it’s time to indulge in some cool delicacies. This Strawberry cake is best had chilled. There is No need to bake, just set in the refrigerator and enjoy for dessert. DIFFICULTY: MEDIUM             PREP TIME: 3 HOURS     SERVES: 6 Ingredients: 400 grams shortbread biscuits. 200 grams melted butter…

HOW TO MAKE COCOA PANCAKES FROM SCRATCH

Recently, I have gone into the habit of wanting to make my own things at home rather than buy from stores or restaurants. I mean its a fun experience and you get to know how things work in the kitchen. Moreover, you will save lots of money. I am sure you know that ingredients are…

HOW TO MAKE PUMPKIN BASED PIZZA AT HOME

I have never imagined that one day I would be able to make my own pizza! The very thought of making a pizza dreaded me. Perhaps the food programs on TV that I watched as a child: where the chef took the dough and spun it in the air made me dread doing it because…

HOW TO BOOST LONGEVITY WITH OVER RIPENED BANANAS

EAT RIGHT TO LIVE LONGER Most people in this century have a different mindset when it comes to health and longevity. We see this as scientists constantly conduct researches and create treatments to combat diseases & viruses such as the common flu which was deadly in the 20th century. (newstatesman.com). This brings us to the…

WHAT FOODS TO EAT IN WINTER TO KEEP WARM?

The winter season is one of the most stressful times for me in terms of food preparation . Unlike winter, summer food is easy to make. You have light meals during the day to keep yourself cool. For instance, in summer I would retire to bed with only having a smoothie and nuts for dinner….

VEGETABLE-MINCE SAMOSA RECIPE

INDIA MEETS SOUTH AFRICA These are heavenly South African samosas filled with kale & mince meat. They are crunchy baked and a perfect snack for any occasion especially in Cape Town where the winter season is hitting its peak. I love to put twist to recipes, for instance samosa are originally from India, however this…

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COOKING SKILLS

Just a little bit of my childhood background: I grew up in Zimbabwe where I lived with my grandparents. Our African culture trains children from a young age to cook for the whole family (usually 6 members-10 members: that is the norm) For my case, I lived with 13 family members; my cousins, aunties, uncles…