Ingredients 100 g icing sugar or icing sugar 200 g flour 100 g corn flour 200 g butter, chilled * 2 Tbsp castor sugar Method 1. Cream together the butter and the sugar together until smooth. 2….
Brownies are my all time favourite – here is a delicious Nigella take on them.
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.
An original Cordon Bleu cookery classic, this is a Higgins’ family favourite and tradition for a special occasion made by Barbara
A delicious Ottolenghi side dish
Rusks are one of my all time favourite things so this recipe is a must
A classic creamy mussel dish
A delicious tea time treat
A family favourite and all round classic
Almond and lemon are two of my favourite things – this 4 ingredient cake is delicious and so easy.
These popcorn treats are so easy to make and a tasty snack or party treat.
This is my sister Mella’s most favourite cake of all!
This beautiful, moist orangey cake with chunky marmalade is a new favourite!
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.
These little loaves should be served warm and are the perfect addition to soups, salads or as side dishes.
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.
Something a little different for Easter, serve warm with custard or with cold ice-cream for a year round twist on a classic.
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.
A warm winter favourite
I love lemon drizzle cake and this Elderflower and Rose combo is the perfect addition to any afternoon tea.
Granadilla is another of my favourite ingredients so this recipe is a gem.
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.
A delicious winter warmer – this roast is coated with marmalade.
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
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
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 is my weakness and these soft cookies melt in your mouth
An impressive, easy and healthy dinner
One of my favourite desserts with an orange twist
A simple stew cooked on open fire using the traditional three legged, black iron pot. The perfect meal to cook with family and friends.
This simple, comforting, baked citrus pudding is more often found using lemons but my mom makes a delicious orange version…
Delicious muffins made with my mom’s famous orange marmalade
I absolutely love lamb and this dish is an absolute must – impressive for any dinner party.
Warming spicy butternut soup with orange and cumin – comfort food full of flavour.
A childhood favourite that brings back so many memories.
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.
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.
If you are a fan of chicken pie, this hearty and delicious recipe is a new favourite – simple and easy, it leaves you wanting more
The delicious but healthy muffins by Jamie Oliver are made with my favourite ingredient – superfood sweet potato.
A wonderful traditional milk tart recipe given to my mom by her friend, Sharon Spiers – absolutely delicious and easy to prepare.
Chocolate, pistachio and nougat is a winning combination and this semi-freddo tastes as delicious as it sounds. Perfect for a dinner party.
A delicious and easy recipe for sugar cookies from the Hummingbird Bakery recipe book – perfect for Valentines, birthdays, baby showers or Christmas…
There must be something about a mom’s savoury mince. Phil won’t order this in a restaurant because his mom’s is the best and equally my mom’s mince is my absolute best which she always has on hand to welcome me home
This is my ouma’s recipe from Bobotie – a traditional South African Cape Malay dish with wonderful flavours.