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Design diva

Local artist #2 Jonaline Kane Jonaline is not any local designer – she’s a girl with talent and experience. When she talks about her design plans she gets a special shine in her eyes which makes it impossible for you to resist and you just have to find out what Read more…

Local landscape artist

Local artist #1 Christa Espost This artist and mother mostly paints local landscapes of places which inspire her. She was born in a barren place where the land has a different kind of beauty, one that has a certain harshness. The place is called Boesmanland or Bushmanland. It is in Read more…

chicken pie

Chicken pie

Chicken pie is always a good idea. Here is an easy recipe for those who are hungry for a real chicken pie. Ingredients Chicken fillets 200 g, cut into small pieces 1 onion, finely chopped Puff Pastry, original 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon Cumin 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper Read more…

Summer Christmas

Celebrating a summer-Christmas in Cape Town, South Africa Activities we like to do over Christmas in Cape Town include playing beach bats, drinking a beer in the sun, spending time with the family and chilling on the beach and all of this at Christmas time!  

Delicious Bobotie recipe

Bobotie is very popular local dish in south Africa. It’s a fruity mince dish from Southern Africa, for those of you who don’t know. Bobotie is always tasty, but this recipe is especially tasty. It worked out very well even though it was made very fast – we were really Read more…

Muesli rusks

Ingredients 4 cups flour, cake or brown bread flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 3 cups muesli 2 cups full cream milk 2 tablespoons vinegar 200 g margarine Pinch of salt ¾ cup brown sugar *The ingredients can be doubled to bake a bigger batch of muesli rusks. Method Pre-heat the Read more…

baked

Baking and cooking inspiration

For more baking and cooking inspiration check out my Pinterest boards: Baked baked on pinterest Dessert Ideas dessert ideas on pinterest Breakfast ideas! breakfast ideas on pinterest Cakes cakes on pinterest Cupcakes cupcakes on pinterest and Recipes lunch and dinner recipes on pinterest

tropical cookies

Tropical butter cookies

Summer time is here! Let’s bake some tropical themed cookies! Ingredients 2 cups plain cake flour Extra flour for rolling out the dough A pinch of salt Half a cup butter at room temperature Half a teaspoon baking powder One teaspoon vanilla 1 cup sugar 1 egg 10 ml milk Read more…

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