Monthly Archives: June 2011

Julie Goodwin’s Apricot Coconut Slice

Everyone who’s into food here in South Africa seems to be watching MasterChef Australia season 2. Its only showing here now and we are just over half way through. I have studiously not Googled who won, so don’t tell me! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Fruity Orange Muffins

I love muffins as they are so easy to make. When I was at university in Grahamstown, I used to sometimes treat myself to something from the Home baked store, and one of my favorites were the fruity orange muffins. … Continue reading

Posted in Baking | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mocha Macaroons

Mocha Macaroons For me macaroons have always had some sort of mythical appeal. Where I grew up in Zim macaroons were unheard of, and it was only through reading and watching TV that I discovered what they were. I have … Continue reading

Posted in Baking | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Red Velvet Cake was made famous by the movie Steel Magnolia’s (Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton), where they made a wedding cake for the groom in the shape of an armadillo and the cake inside was red. It’s rather macabre, but … Continue reading

Posted in Baking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

My version of Ile de Pain’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

In this months Woolworths Taste magazine they are advertising Ile de pain Café food. This reminded my friend Bev that she already had a copy of the book. It was quickly hauled out and we soon found several recipes that … Continue reading

Posted in Baking | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments