Malva pudding with dates and pecan nuts

Do I love Malva Pudding? You be the judge, because after this post, I will have 4 varieties of this South African classic in my recipe arsenal. Just when I think, now I… Continue reading

Nutty Chicken Schnitzels with dried fruit chutney

My family loves chicken schnitzels, but because it is a bit of  a labor-of-love with-thing with the stages of egg wash, flour, egg wash again and then the crumbing, I very seldom make… Continue reading

Easy Easter Breakfast Buns or Roll on RSG

If you see the recipe for this my Easy Easter Breakfast Buns you will kick yourself and say: “Now, why did I not think of that?” Maybe you have and if so, drop… Continue reading

Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards – A memorable day!

The Eat In DStv Food Network Produce Awards Ceremony was held at the Slowfood market at Oude Libertas in Stellenbosch on Saturday 24 March 2012 and it marked a definite highlight of my… Continue reading

Going on a Cooking and baking Safari with The Food Fox

Safari dried fruits and nuts have been around for many years and, just like me, I think you also might have fond memories of some or other confectionery from your mom or grans… Continue reading

My Easy Chocolate Eclairs

My easy Chocolate eclairs? What makes this recipes so special that I can claim it for myself? Trial and error and 2 batches of  flop eclairs. In my family if you have learned… Continue reading

Homemade Puff Pastry on RSG

Homemade puff pastry is a bit of a contradiction to many home cooks, like me. You see, we all love the light, flaky pastry, but the thought of rolling out the dough, adding… Continue reading

Chocolate Samosas – hardly a recipe!

You don’t need a recipe to make these Chocolate Samosas! I know that by saying this, I am shooting myself in the foot, because this is after all a recipe blog and why… Continue reading

Fired up and Cooking Amarula Malva Pudding on RSG

Malva pudding must be South Africa’s most favorite dessert. Actually a winter dessert, but any full-blooded South African, will eat Malva Pudding year in  and year out.Another typically south African activity is camping… Continue reading

Chickpea Thai Curry

When I posted this picture of my Chickpea Thai Curry on Face book last week, asking people what they thought it was, most people got the answer right, but did not have faintest… Continue reading

Mini Butterscotch and Banana Pavlovas on RSG

I had to think long and hard about this weeks radio program on RSG. The recipe was the easy part. The pavlova was a request from our house guest, the banana and butterscotch… Continue reading

Yes, you can bake cake in an Air Fryer!

Can you bake in an Air Fryer? If I had a dime for every time I answered this question, I would be able to buy quite a few Air Fryers and give them… Continue reading

Donuts or dougnuts……as if the spelling matters!

I am very particular with donuts or doughnuts, which ever you prefer. They must be soft, a light oily surface, but when you bite into a doughnut , it must be pillow-soft, with… Continue reading

Potato and Onion Frittata

Making this simple Potato and Onion frittata was the result of a short survey I did amongst friends, followers and family to try and find out what recipes people actually want. The answer… Continue reading

Chef Caro from Food24 cooks jam on RSG

The first time I met Chef Caro from Food24 was at some or other launch and I remember thinking: “What a life, to do just food every day?” I thought that all the… Continue reading

Semifredo Cheesecakes for Valentine’s Day

If the path to a man’s heart goes through his stomach then I think desserts are to be found on this path often, at least to my husband’s heart. With Valentine’s Day 2… Continue reading

How to make the perfect Rosti on RSG

I made my debut on RSG ( my weekly radio slot) with rosti and after all this time, I still get numerous emails and requests of people struggling to make this simple, yet… Continue reading

Halloumi Wraps with Curried Peach Chutney

With these Halloumi wraps we jumped right back into the no-meat phase after we cheated a quite few times this weekend. I started cheating already on Thursday, but hubby only realized he was… Continue reading

Sarah Graham from Bitten cooks on RSG

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Budget Custard and Caramel Pavlova for end of the month blues!

Making a budget pavlova sounds like a bit of a contradiction doesn’t it? After all this is a rich and very elegant dessert, using only the best ingredients. Any dessert that is named… Continue reading

  • with love from Nina’s Kitchen