Food

Almond Biscotti

In our family we go through a lot of biscuits because we tend to have a lot of tea and nothing goes better with tea then a home made biscuit.One of our guilty pleasures is definitely Biscottis which are always super expensive, so I decided to test out a recipe that seemed pretty easy and …

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Apple Tart

I decided to be a little daring last night and try out a new recipe and thought on a cold night at the fire, warm apple tart would most definitely be the right choice. And boy, oh boy was I right!!!! I found a super easy recipe that uses puff pastry instead of making a …

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Burfi

Burfi

The best Diwali Recipe of all!!! What you will need: 500 ml klim 60g butter quater cup milk 3 cups icing one cup water cap full rose essence half teaspoon Elachi Method: Combine the Klim, butter and milk to a crummy consistency Combine the water, icing sugar,  Elachi and rose essence. Let it boil continuously for 5-8 mins until it …

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Murukku

Murukku

Ok this one is a little harder and it still haven’t perfected it but the recipe is really good. What you are going to need: 1 1/2 cup chana flour (gram flour) 1 cup cornflour (maizena) 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon salt 125 ml hot water oil for frying Method: 1. …

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Coconut Ice

Coconut Ice

The simplest and nicest recipe.This one is definitely a winner. What you going to need: 160ml sweetened condensed milk 2 cups icing sugar 2 cups desiccated coconut 2-4 drops red/pink food colouring Method: Sieve the icing sugar. Now add the coconut and condensed milk to the icing sugar and mix together until well combined. Divide …

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Horseshoe Biscuits

Horseshoe Biscuits

So its Diwali time and you always need some good recipes for all the baking. This is one my Grandfather used to make that I absolutely LOVE!!!! and its so simple. What you are going to need: 2 cups flour 1 cup butter 1 cup icing sugar 1 cup chopped almonds with skins 1 egg, small vanilla …

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Parrots

To be honest when it comes to the East Rand, its only good for two things… Nicci Beach and in turn H20 and the fact that I get to see all my family (Yes my family lives in the east rand and I’m totally proud to say that). Other than that if I wanted to …

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