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Desserts

Instant Pot™ Ginger-Crusted Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

Instant Pot™ Ginger-Crusted Cranberry Orange Cheesecake

This decadently creamy ginger-crusted cranberry orange cheesecake is a snap to prepare in the Instant Pot™.  Best of all, it’s an easy, elegant dessert to grace your holiday table without overheating your kitchen! If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, where Christmas takes place at […]

Decadent, Dairy-Free Raspberry Chocolate Fool

Decadent, Dairy-Free Raspberry Chocolate Fool

Raspberry chocolate fool is a simple, four ingredient dessert which is as light and nutritious as it is tasty. It feels creamy and decadent.   Yet, this is one dessert that’s incredibly healthy. With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, I had to confront the fact that […]

3 Ingredient, Sugar Free, No Churn, Vegan Piña Colada Sorbet

3 Ingredient, Sugar Free, No Churn, Vegan Piña Colada Sorbet

This guilt free piña colada sorbet is a light, refreshing dessert or palate cleanser.  It’s light enough for the hottest of days and 100% refreshing. In recent years, we’ve all become more aware of the impact of a balanced diet on our overall health.  Like […]

Creamy, Refreshing Mint Infused Nectarine Ice Cream

Creamy, Refreshing Mint Infused Nectarine Ice Cream

Nothing says summer quite like an ice cold bowl of homemade ice cream.  This nectarine ice cream is one of my favourites.  With a mint-infused base, it’s refreshing and jam-packed with summer, stone fruit flavour.  The perfect end to a barbecue! I love ice cream. […]

Crisp, Crunchy Microwave Caramel Popcorn

Crisp, Crunchy Microwave Caramel Popcorn

Nothing makes a better holiday treat than buttery caramel popcorn.  It is the perfect companion to hot chocolate and a good movie.  Its crunch and saltiness make it addictive.  And, thanks to the microwave, it’s easy enough to make throughout the holidays! I love caramel […]

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 […]