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Homemade Paneer
Homemade Paneer

Imagine this? You have a serious hankering for a delicious, creamy Indian curry dotted with golden cubes of paneer, but you can't find paneer at your local shops. Look no further! I have a 15-minute super easy, homemade paneer recipe for you that you can make with two...

Milk Bundt Cake
Milk Bundt Cake

Earlier this year I embarked on The Great Kitchenaid Challenge. I have owned a dear little frail-looking Phillips hand mixer for ten years now. It has been my steady companion in all of my baking triumphs and tribulations. It is faded, has food stains (no, I can't be...

Honey Nut Shrikhand – Yogurt Dessert
Honey Nut Shrikhand – Yogurt Dessert

Shrikhand is Western India's most popular sweet offering. It is a traditional dessert made by mixing Greek yogurt with powdered sugar to obtain a luscious and glossy base for fruit and nuts. Shrikhand is made with hung yogurt, where yogurt is hung in cheesecloth and...

Mulberry Crumble Cake
Mulberry Crumble Cake

Fresh mulberries are the most delicious of all berries. Every single person who has ever grown up with a mulberry tree or two in their garden or had access to a friend or relative who had mulberry trees will agree when I say that gorging on big, juicy, ripe mulberries...

Baileys Winter Cocktail Shake With Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Baileys Winter Cocktail Shake With Hot Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Give me a spectacular cocktail with a bit of dramatic flair and I am your girl Friday! The Leo in me loves the theatre that unfolds on the table when you are presented with an interactive cocktail or dessert for a special occasion. For my third recipe collaboration...

Spelt Sour Cream Banana Cake And The Magimix Cook Expert
Spelt Sour Cream Banana Cake And The Magimix Cook Expert

I have always been a knife and pan girl. Even though I have a barrage of kitchen appliances and gadgets, my love for a simpler style of cooking with just a knife and a few pots and pans is far greater. But when Magimix contacted me back in April to collaborate on a...

Instant Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Instant Chocolate Avocado Mousse

I first had a chocolate-avocado combination a few years ago at a friend's party where another friend had brought chocolate cupcakes with chocolate avocado icing. Ummm. It was okay. Strictly. I would need to have it at least ten times before I started enjoying it in...

CHAI LATTE TIRAMISU
CHAI LATTE TIRAMISU

Christmas is just over six weeks away. Okay, now you can panic! I had that moment about two weeks ago when I realised that the whole year had slipped through my fingers and that my boys and loved ones would be the only ones waking up to no presents under the tree, if...

Coffee And Cream Pavlova + Pavlova 101
Coffee And Cream Pavlova + Pavlova 101

It is that time of the year when a lot of us who love to entertain go on the hunt for the perfect show-stopping dessert. Because come on, a glorious dessert is worth much more at a gathering than any dish you create, isn’t it? I obsess a lot about what to cook and...

Banana Raspberry Chocolate Bread
Banana Raspberry Chocolate Bread

A Cafe Style Chocolate Banana Bread This is a good banana bread. The kind you get at the cafes, thick slices toasted and slathered with butter. It is one of my favourite banana bread recipes to make when I have to choose between folding those blackened bananas in...

Zucchini And Sweet Potato Slice
Zucchini And Sweet Potato Slice

I bet if you have a tray of golden baked, nutrition-packed Zucchini And Sweet Potato Slice in your fridge; your mornings will become a whole heap easier. Just warm a slice of this delicious Zucchini And Sweet Potato traybake for each member of your family for...

Papaya Lassi
Papaya Lassi

I've never come across a papaya lassi on a menu anywhere. I wonder why because it is so darned delicious! And takes literally a few minutes to make. A papaya lassi is absolutely one of the best ways to ensure you eat more of this amazing fruit with all its glorious...