26 October 2019 Lorraine 1Comment

My mum-in-law makes these biscuits often and my kids love them. I am totally in love with coconut so this recipe is one of my favourites too. It has the perfect amount of sweetness and the extra coconut adds a lovely crisp texture to these Coconut Nests. You can also whip up a batch in just a few minutes. These cookies are great as gifts too, who wouldn’t love some of these. If you struggle with decorating, welcome to the club. These cookies gets rolled into little balls, use your thumb to make a thumbprint in the middle (only I…

25 October 2019 Lorraine 1Comment

My family absolutely loves these Sweetcorn and Cheese Samoosas. It’s one of their favorites and no matter how many times I make them,  it’s never enough. I am not always in the mood to make my pastry from scratch so a store bought one will do. It is a scorcher out here in Johannesburg and as much as I love cooking it is not pleasant being in the kitchen. One of the reasons love making these Sweetcorn and Cheese Samoosas,  because it is one of the easier ones to make. If you want to make it even more easy you…

18 October 2019 Lorraine

It’s almost that time of year again when we celebrate Diwali. I must admit I am not crazy about the Diwali baking. Not because I don’t love eating all the goodies but because so much work goes into making them. I am not a fan of decorating finicky little sweet treats. I am  not very creative when it comes to decorating so that makes my decorating a little challenging. Not that I don’t try. And there’s nothing wrong with my recipes. It all tastes good but I can’t guarantee they will all look like they’ve “stepped” out of a gourmet…