Recipes Desserts

Christmas Angel Cupcakes

These Christmas Angel Cupcakes are the creation of Capetonian, Justine Hill, who on top of being an accomplished bakeress has just graduated as a doctor from UCT. She adapted Nigella’s recipe for Love Buns (from Feast) and sent us the... Continue reading

Yoghurt Panna cotta

Dessert doesn’t always have to be heavy. A bit of lightness goes a long way, especially after a Summer Christmas lunch or dinner. Even though this panna cotta calls for Double Cream Yoghurt, the end result is ultimately refreshing and... Continue reading

How to make Christmas Ice Cream

As well as loving the traditional fare, we really like the idea of tailored Christmas recipes and tips for us Southern hemipsherers. Remember food stylist Jules Mercer? She sent us this delightful recipe for Christmas Ice Cream and shot the festive,... Continue reading

Rich Christmas Cake

Christmas cake is a firm favourite of the festive tradition originating in Europe. Usually including a mixture of nuts, sultanas, spices, candied fruit and cherries they vary from light, moist and crumbly to dark sticky and dense. Matt Allison of... Continue reading

How to make Gulab Jamun

If koeksisters had indian cousins, Gulab Jamun would be them. These delightful deep-fried dough balls are something of a cross between the traditional South African plaited treat and a dense doughnut. And are sneakily delicious. What’s that you say? You... Continue reading

How to make Jalebi

This weekend marks the beginning of the five day Hindi festival of lights, also known as Divali. Melissa Chetty, part of our Facebook community, asked us to post a few recipes for the traditional Indian sweetmeats made to celebrate Diwali,... Continue reading

Milo Ice Cream Recipe

Everybody loves a good cup of Milo. If you don’t, that’s okay. But you should probably reconsider. We el-oh-ve-ee-love the stuff at Yuppiechef, and were particularly excited to get our paws on this great recipe for Milo Ice cream from food blogger Tara... Continue reading