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Halva Cocoa Peppermint Crisp Tart

  Today we’ve partnered with Mediterranean Delicacies to bring you a twist on the South African favourite dessert, Peppermint Crisp Tart. As a child, I always had a love for the caramel chocolate mint combination of this dessert. I love creamy desserts and this was such an easy one to make for my young hands….

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#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

Month 2 of our Blue Ribbon Blogger Challenge and we are being given some pretty interesting ingredients. This week, our mystery box contained the following ingredients: Low GI Sliced Brown Bread A can of Chickpeas in Brine A can of Peeled Chopped Tomatoes Plain Fat Free Yoghurt Fresh Coriander Cumin My immediate thought when looking at the…

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#BTWSB Best Thing with Sliced Bread – Sensational Starter

#BTWSB Best Thing with Sliced Bread – Sensational Starter

Bread can be more than just a sandwich with peanut butter. Thanks to the Blue Ribbon Blogger Challenge, we’re using it in more ways that before. I’m pretty nervous about this challenge as the other bloggers in the challenge are serious chefs or cooks. This is quite a challenge for a foodie. Bloggers receive a box…

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Rhino Tears Wine – the perfect summer pair

Rhino Tears Wine – the perfect summer pair

In case you haven’t noticed, summer has definitely arrived. We’ve skipped spring and hit the heat head on! To me, this means more outdoor meals with friends. Lazy afternoons eating too much and enjoy a few glasses of wine with people who make you laugh! While we’re enjoying these moments, let’s support a worthy cause…

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Top 5 Picnic Spots

Top 5 Picnic Spots

As we slowly start to merge from the cold winter months, we are sloughing off our winter coats and embracing the sunshine. The best part of Spring? Picnics! The flowers and trees are in bloom, making for beautiful photo-perfect backdrops and the weather is warm, but not sweltering. Here are some of my favourite picnic…

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Camembert Cheese Poached in Red Wine – Cooking with Wine

Camembert Cheese Poached in Red Wine – Cooking with Wine

Red Wine and Camembert – two of my favourite things! One of the best meals I had in Paris involved a baked camembert that defies description with a bottle of the most amazing red wine. It’s a match made in heaven! I must confess to dreaming about the soft creaminess of baked camembert…..I love the…

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Championship Boerewors, Nectarine and Quinoa Salad

Championship Boerewors, Nectarine and Quinoa Salad

I realise that leftover boerewors may be a strange concept to many. But let’s face it, sometimes it’s good to put a little extra on the braai so that you can use it for a lunch the next day. This salad is also great as part of a braai especially if you want something substantial…

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3 Ways to turn Championship Boerewors into a Gourmet Boerie Roll

3 Ways to turn Championship Boerewors into a Gourmet Boerie Roll

Checkers have launched their new Championship Boerewors and we were given the opportunity to try it. As part of the tasting, we invited friends over to try the gourmet twist on a South African classic – the Boerie Roll. The Championship Boerewors was braaied until perfectly cooked and then we had a taste. It’s juicy…

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The Great South African Champion – Boerewors! and a Giveaway

The Great South African Champion – Boerewors! and a Giveaway

One of the most classic South African food items is boerewors. Many families have their own secret recipes and there are some great variations out there. I’m sure that you have seen the latest boerewors TV Advert with Nataniél and Mandoza (have not? check it our here). Shoprite Checkers run a competition every year for…

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Asparagus, Chickpea and Feta Salad {Recipe}

Thank you to BlogShareConnect for hosting me and this guest post How do I know that spring has arrived? When jasmine fills the air and asparagus is available at my local fruit and vegetable market. I anticipate the return of this seasonal vegetable as it’s packed with good nutrients and is high in antioxidants. Exactly…

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