Elz

2
Dec

Baking Substitutions

I’ve received so many messages from friends asking which ingredients they can use to substitute for another. Most times it’s really just because another trip to the shop is “so much effort”  or when they don’t want to spend the money buying a whole bag or bottle of something they may never use again.  Whatever your reason may be …

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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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14
Oct

10 Baking Hacks

We’ve all been there… “Those” days where everything seems to go wrong. No matter how perfectly you plan things out, you get preoccupied and the universe decides to throw an obstacle your way. Well whether you are in a rush, need a quick fix or find yourself missing just one ingredient – these easy hacks will soon get you back

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7
Oct

Cupcakes for (any) one

As a newbie to the “blogger life” I’m still looking for inspiration and ideas wherever I can find it This had me stumbling across a very interesting post from a fellow blogger featuring a recipe that makes only 2 cupcakes! YES, I said TWO! Sceptical I was for sure, because as a single woman who really can’t afford to eat

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24
Sep

Happy Heritage Day!

A bowl of steaming hot Malva Pudding and Custard after a big home cooked Sunday lunch pretty much sums up South African food traditions for me. There are plenty theories as to the origin of the name, but all agree that it is proudly South African in name and taste. To celebrate Heritage Day, and my belief of having Sunday

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18
Sep

This is me, welcome to my blog!

I’ve realised a first blog post is much like going on a first date. Don’t be scared to put yourself out there and remember to be yourself, but also … whatever you do, don’t be weird and mess things up!  Easier said than done, so I did what any normal person would do and poured myself a glass of wine. So,

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