Elz

22
Sep

Heritage Day Recipes

Heritage day is the celebration of our South African culture.  Our History, expressions, language, and food.   Many South Africans (including myself) recognises the 24th of September as Braai Day because there’s absolutely nothing that unites a group of people more than an open fire, the smell of chops and boerewors in the air, and a beer in hand.  Needless to
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13
Sep

Frequently asked baking questions

People are often asking me baking questions - from people who follow me on Instagram and Facebook to friends and family sending a last-minute message, always in dire need of immediate assistance - how I love them all dearly.   So I thought it may be helpful to create a document of the most commonly asked FAQs and hopefully, it
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5
Sep

Easy One-Bowl Sweet Treat Recipes

Ever see a good recipe and then lose interest when there are so many steps, bowls, and mixers required?  I often feel the same. These days I do tend to use a lot more equipment and bowls for my baking, but when I decide to make a special treat for myself I want something simple and easy that doesn’t require
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31
Aug

Five easy no bake sweet treat recipes

If your kids have been stuck at home for most of the lockdown, then I bet you’re running out of things to keep them busy.     While places are slowly opening up and it is so lovely to see everyone out and about again, the weather is only just starting to show some sunny days, and let’s face it -
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23
Aug

Five Reasons to order your next celebration cake from a home baker

Disclaimer:Some of the below are affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. A beautiful celebration cake can make a special day with your loved ones so much more memorable, adding that special quality to the day.      From baby showers and gender reveal cakes to
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17
Aug

Food blogs worth following

Disclaimer:Some of the below are affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Think of a decadent baked dessert dripping with caramel sauce,  warm buns freshly baked and straight from the oven, or a delicious hearty stew boasting with flavour and colour. The kind of food where
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22
Apr

Cake Care

  So you’ve ordered a cake or are thinking of ordering, but have no idea how to get the cake home in one piece? Well fear not, because I’m going to give you all the little tips and tricks to get your cake home safely.   Preperation I do the 1st step for you – All cakes are refrigerated before

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16
Jun

Cake, Yes Please!

I am positive that I have spent more money on coffee these past few months than my food and wine bill combined. Yes fine, I’m exaggerating, but I’d pass a blind taste test of the whole Nescafe range and ace it! Life of a baker is definitely filled with plenty early mornings – especially when (like me) you’re juggling 2

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13
Jan

Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was lucky enough this weekend to spend some time with a long time friend of mine whom I haven’t seen in years.  Wife, Mom, Boss lady and Owner of Lush Studio , she’s a truly remarkable and talented woman and such an inspiration. She did a small photo shoot for me and needless to say I have to hold myself

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4
Nov

Best Chocolate Biscuits

We are heading into the time of year where everyone starts getting into holiday mode.   Festive Season decorations are up in stores, the days are long and sunny and those lucky enough to get some leave over December have started counting down the days. For me, growing up, this time of the year meant family vacations to my grandparents and

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