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Luscious Lemon Bars

Luscious Lemon Bars

These bright, sunny lemon bars make the perfect after school or teatime treat. They are quick and easy to make, and guaranteed to put a smile on everyone’s face. That perfect balance of sweet, tart, crunchy and creamy. Lemon bars are bound to become a […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]