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Desserts

Lemony Sweet Potato Pie

Lemony Sweet Potato Pie

I’ve never been a huge fan of pumpkin pie.  But, having grown up in the South, I LOVE  lemony sweet potato pie.  There’s something about that citrus kick that makes it perfectly balanced and irresistible. This year, my eldest daughter, who is all grown up […]

Velvety Pumpkin Spice Flan

Velvety Pumpkin Spice Flan

This creamy pumpkin spice flan is a great way to end the Thanksgiving feast.  The pumpkin pie flavours are beautifully complemented by the caramelised sugar, making for a special treat. Although I adore lemony sweet potato pie, I’m not a big fan of pumpkin pie. […]

Creamy Sage-Infused Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

Creamy Sage-Infused Bourbon Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

This light creamy, eggless, sage-infused bourbon pumpkin pie ice cream is sure to hit all the right notes on Thanksgiving.  It would be divine with a slice of warm pound cake and a drizzle of caramel sauce and its also perfect all on its own. […]

Instant, No-Churn, 3-Ingredient Strawberry Sherbet

Instant, No-Churn, 3-Ingredient Strawberry Sherbet

This creamy strawberry sherbet is the perfect summer treat.  Perfect for busy cooks.  It comes together in mere minutes and can be made with or without an ice cream machine! I stumbled across this strawberry sherbet recipe in a French cookbook a while ago.  It […]

Pear Sorbet, Perfumed with Ginger and Rosemary

Pear Sorbet, Perfumed with Ginger and Rosemary

Light and refreshing.  This luscious sorbet is a terrific way to use overripe pears.  It’s also ideal as a palate cleanser between courses or a light and refreshing dessert. In Johannesburg, spring has just begun.  Some of us still have a few of the season’s […]