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 “Raspberry Granola Bars”→
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 “Scoopable Chocolate Chip”→
I’ve been missing these past weeks. The school year has come to an end and with it all the exams and preparations for next year. In less than 4 days, I’ll be back in Europe for the Summer. We expats, are like birds; come summer and we all migrate back to the place we call home, visit family and friends, recharge our batteries, breathe the fresh summer air and indulge in delicacies and the simple things of life. The girls are already planning all the meals they will sink their teeth in and all the places they would like to visit and revisit. As for me, I have a very long list of things to do!
Now, who doesn’t like a recipe that is not only quick and easy to make but turns out to be the best tasting recipe out there? If you are a shortbread person then you must try these Arabic shortbread biscuits, also known as Ghraybe! The recipe is straight from Suzanne Husseini’s cookbook Modern Flavours of Arabia. Continue reading “Best shortbread biscuits”→
“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 “Cinnamon and Apple Cake”→