5 December 2019 Lorraine

This time of year I love giving my loyal friends/clients little gifts to say thank you. I thought these Almond and Chocolate Biscotti made perfect little gifts. I know I always appreciate something handmade with love so likewise I think my friends are going to love them. My friend Gale made these for me a couple of times when I lived next door to her. However, I didn’t quite attempt them myself. So after a few disasters (some as hard as rock, you needed a hammer to break them…lol) and adjusting the recipe a little these Almond and Chocolate Biscotti…

2 December 2019 Lorraine

I have to call this a Durban Mixed Vegetable Curry, as you all know Durban curries are unique. When I get requests for curries from my followers they specify that it must be the cooked like a Durban Curry. Luckily I am not new to cooking Durban curries, it’s what I grew up eating and my mum always helps me out when I am stuck with a recipe. My aunt, who is now late, was an amazing cook. She made the most delicious Mixed Vegetable Curry. Whenever my mum had a prayer at home she was the one that was…

28 November 2019 Lorraine

If there’s anything I love is fresh home-baked butter cookies. These are some of my favourite cookie recipes baked with butter. They are all eggless biscuits so great for vegetarians too. You can make them ahead and store them in airtight container, no guarantee they will last because they are all totally delicious. Brown Butter Pecan Balls The Brown Butter takes these Pecan Balls to a whole new level. You will have to double the recipe because one batch of these pecan balls won’t be enough. They are totally delicious with a nutty butter flavour and crunchy pecan toasted pecan…