Chorizo and prawn skewers

The perfect starter for a dinner/braai

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Chia pudding

Not really a pudding but rather a healthy and simple breakfast alternative made with super food chia seeds

Terry’s Dutch apple pudding

Thanks to my cousin Nicky for this recipe. This was a favourite of ours growing up perfected by my late uncle Terry – To know him, was to love him

Beer mielie bread

A perfect braai companion – brings back fond memories of holidays in Mozam with Josie and her family. Just 4 ingredients…

Granny’s Christmas mince pies

Granny Hazel’s mince pies – adapted by my mom. A festive favourite and a tradition for all the girls to make together at Christmas time – lots of fond memories

Mango fool

The quickest and simplest summer dessert

Ouma’s health bread

This is my Ouma’s recipe for Health Bread and is still one of my all-time favourites. It takes just a few minutes to prepare before baking for an hour, and is tasty on its own with butter and/or cheese; a delicious home-made jam or country soup.

Pears and Camembert

A dinner party favourite – either instead of dessert or after dessert – I absolutely love camembert and this is delicious!

My quick banana bread

My easy and yummy one bowl banana bread and doesn’t even require a mixer. You can also use a muffin tin for perfect banana muffins

Deliciously Ella energy bites

These only take 3 minutes and require hardly any washing up. You can tweak the recipe as you like – my favourite recipe from Deliciously Ella. A great snack for healthier eating!

Ian Higgins’ chicken curry

Ian Higgins makes the best curries and this is a recipe Phil’s parents sent overseas with us for a little home cooked comfort

Nigella’s rocky road

A perfect festive treat and a wonderful gift idea packaged in a Consol jar with ribbon

Duck breast with berry sauce

I absolutely love duck and this is a great dinner party go to. Phil has perfected this delicious recipe – the secret is the sauce

Granny’s Irish stew

My absolute favourite dish and after a recent trip to Dublin, I can confirm – my mom still makes the best Irish stew. This recipe is originally from my Granny Hazel, my dad’s mother.