Monthly Archives: August 2011

Another Sour Cream Apple Cake

I have grown very fond of apple cakes and am always trying new recipes. I love putting sour cream in them as it always produces a wonderful crumb and stays really moist. I came across this recipe from an old … Continue reading

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Carrot, Pecan and Apricot Cake

So after a lot of sugar and fattening stuff lately, this is supposed to be a slightly healthier cake, but not by much. My tasters were not bowled over by it, but I liked its slight heaviness from the whole … Continue reading

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Going Blondies – White Chocolate and Blueberry Blondies

I was thinking the other day that I always seem to make brownies, this is not surprising considering my long love affair with chocolate. However, I have seen a couple of recipes recently for Blondies. So, I have finally been … Continue reading

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Raspberry Orange Victoria Sponge Cake

Ok first things first, I’ve had issues with the camera I’ve been using so I have not got my pics for this post, so for the time being I am using a pic off the BBC site. My cake looked … Continue reading

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Fantastic Indian at Bihari in Newlands

There is a lovely restaurant that I sometimes go to with my friends Eric and Beverly. It is an Indian restaurant called Bihari. This is a chain of restaurants, but the one that we like is in Newlands. They focus … Continue reading

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Wild Mushroom Risotto

Yes I am responsible for the freezing weather – I knew it would snow if I published a savoury dish, but I decided to do it anyway! I visited the Biscuit Mill and got some amazing Carnaroli Rice from the … Continue reading

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Ina Paarman’s Cinnamon Buns

My friend Beverly often makes these quick cinnamon buns and I was keen to try them out. The recipe was developed by Ina Paarman, one of South Africa’s best known cookery writers. These buns use a scone dough as their … Continue reading

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