Raspberry Granola Bars

I cannot believe it’s been almost a year since my last post! So many things have happened these last 12 months but the most important is that I have once again moved country! Still in Africa … but have migrated to West Africa, in a francophone country: Ivory Coast! The land of cashew nuts and cocoa! No doubt I’ll be posting recipes using these two ingredients in the near future. Continue reading

Scoopable Chocolate Chip

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Yes! you read me well, today is all about eating chocolate chip dough with a spoon.

I can’t believe I’ve been absent for so long. Last week was the 1st birthday of my blog and I was really looking forward to a special post but I was on holiday enjoying myself in Cape Town. Anyone who has ever visited Cape Town will know what I’m talking about.  Having lived there a few years ago, I was so thrilled to go back ‘home’ and catch up with Table Mountain and my friends.   Continue reading

Mousse de Maracujà or Passion fruit Mousse

I can’t believe we are already in June!  Three weeks left before school ends and everybody flies home..well not exactly everybody.  Most hubbies will have to return earlier to hold the fort while others rejoice somewhere in this beautiful world!

Well, before I leave for summer I wanted to organise a party, more precisely a tapas evening.  I have loads of Spanish cheese and chorizo and with the temperatures being really enjoyable at night, I thought it would be a great idea to organise a last get together around some finger nibbles and wine.  In my quest for tapas desserts (I cannot imagine having different tapas and then ONE dessert) I thought of making one of Angola’s traditional desserts which is Mousse de Maracujà (Passion fruit Mousse). It’s very easy and quick to make and only requires THREE ingredients!  Continue reading

Cinnamon and Apple Cake

“I ate another apple pie and ice cream; that’s practically all I ate all the way across the country, I knew it was nutritious and it was delicious, of course.” Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Pie, tart, cake, fondant… English, French, Dutch, American, South African, Swiss, Italian. I’ve tried them all and either way, they were all special and delicious!  I’ve come to the conclusion that I simply love apple desserts!  Today, I would like to share this very easy and delicious apple cake recipe.   Continue reading