A quick and easy creamy broccoli soup that has become a family favourite.
Roasted Butternut and Almond Tart
This delicious quiche has a dense, roasted butternut flavour encased in a light almond- and- wheat flour pastry. Ingredients Crust 100g all-purpose flour 50g almond flour 75g salted butter 1 egg yolk Filling 500g butternut, cubed and roasted 3 eggs 20ml unsalted butter, melted 100g almond flour 100g mature cheddar cheese, grated Pinch of allspice,…
A delicious, slightly chewy, easy Anzac biscuit recipe.
Gnocchi with sage burnt butter sauce
One of my favourite dishes and so easy to do at home with home made gnocchi or store bought.
A true winter warmer.
Mom’s orange marmalade
My mom’s famous orange marmalade.
A quick and easy recipe for when unexpected guests arrive for tea. Serve with homemade jams or marmalade and a dollop of whipped cream.
A classic tea time treat bringing back lots of childhood memories of friends, family and neighbours joining us for tea.
Brownies are my all time favourite – here is a delicious Nigella take on them.
Lamb shank pappardelle with rosemary and thyme gremolata
Begin this recipe at least 3 hours ahead for a delicious lamb shank pasta dish
Nutella adds a hazelnut twist to this Italian and family favourite.
Barbara’s chocolate roulade
An original Cordon Bleu cookery classic, this is a Higgins’ family favourite and tradition for a special occasion made by Barbara
Roast butternut squash with sweetcorn salsa, feta and pumpkin seeds
A delicious Ottolenghi side dish
Healthy All-bran Buttermilk Rusks
Rusks are one of my all time favourite things so this recipe is a must
Creamy Mussel Pot
A classic creamy mussel dish
A delicious tea time treat
Apple Crumble Tart
A family favourite and all round classic
Almond lemon cake
Almond and lemon are two of my favourite things – this 4 ingredient cake is delicious and so easy.
Party Popcorn Treats
These popcorn treats are so easy to make and a tasty snack or party treat.
Carrot and pecan cake with orange icing
This is my sister Mella’s most favourite cake of all!
Marmalade Loaf with Orange glaze
This beautiful, moist orangey cake with chunky marmalade is a new favourite!
Salted peanut butter ice-cream with home-made sugar cones
My mom recently getting a little mastercheffy! Can’t wait to try this new recipe of hers.
Reminds me of my childhood and stopping at Peel’s Honey on the way to ballet. This recipe is so quick and easy to make.
Cheese, onion and herb loaves
These little loaves should be served warm and are the perfect addition to soups, salads or as side dishes.
Pink salmon and tomato bisque
This delicious soup is very quick and easy to prepare but makes a great impression as a starter for any formal dinner party as well.
This recipe is one of my Aunty Judy’s and a firm family favourite. We often make it as dessert on a warm day for our South African Christmas lunch.
Hot cross bun Bread and butter pudding
Something a little different for Easter, serve warm with custard or with cold ice-cream for a year round twist on a classic.
Orange and thyme Madeleines
There are many different variations on the basic madeleine recipe. These madeleines are almond flavoured with a tangy orange and thyme syrup drizzled over them.
Pumpkin pecan cobbler
A warm winter favourite
Lemon, rose and elderflower drizzle cake
I love lemon drizzle cake and this Elderflower and Rose combo is the perfect addition to any afternoon tea.
Granadilla Meringue Gateau
Granadilla is another of my favourite ingredients so this recipe is a gem.
Healthy apple muffins
These deliciously healthy apple and cinnamon muffins taste just like apple crumble. Perfect for leftover apples and a healthy snack.
The word tiramisu means ‘cheer me up’ and how appropriate – I love this traditional italian layered dessert with a rich coffee flavour.
Marmalade roast lamb
A delicious winter warmer – this roast is coated with marmalade.
Green pea soup
This vibrant green pea soup is one of my favourites and it’s so easy to make. Perfect for all seasons.
A simple but morish starter/snack
Lemon Meringue Pie
Another family favourite and the perfect addition to any tea. My mom and I both love lemons and this lemon meringue pie recipe lets the lemony flavour come through
Granny’s chocolate cake
For all the chocolate cake lovers out there, this is so easy and so delicious. With the perfect texture and flavour balance – this recipe is a family favourite – original recipe from my Granny Hazel
Peanut butter cookies
Peanut butter is my weakness and these soft cookies melt in your mouth
Crumbed chicken breasts stuffed with a spinach cheese sauce
An impressive, easy and healthy dinner
Burnt orange crème brûlée
One of my favourite desserts with an orange twist
Lamb potjie with putu / krummel pap
A simple stew cooked on open fire using the traditional three legged, black iron pot. The perfect meal to cook with family and friends.
Classic orange baked pudding
This simple, comforting, baked citrus pudding is more often found using lemons but my mom makes a delicious orange version…
Mom’s marmalade muffins
Delicious muffins made with my mom’s famous orange marmalade
Lamb chops with minted pea risotto
I absolutely love lamb and this dish is an absolute must – impressive for any dinner party.
Spicy butternut soup with orange and cumin
Warming spicy butternut soup with orange and cumin – comfort food full of flavour.
Banana caramel fridge tart
A childhood favourite that brings back so many memories.
Chocolate log dessert
We often make this lovely dessert over the festive season – adapted from a recipe from Janet Roche
This is a delicious crunchie recipe from my aunt Judy – the perfect tea time snack and very much a family recipe.
Buckwheat and Chia bread
This healthy loaf is gluten-free and made from a blend of whole raw buckwheat groats and whole chia seed. It has a similar texture to rye bread.