Author: the wife

Swedish Cardamom Buns {Kardemummabullar}

Swedish Cardamom Buns {Kardemummabullar}

Please forgive me for this super delayed post. To say Working From Home got the better of me is an understatement. I’ve never been pre-occupied with work as much as I have since last year! I honestly miss going into the office and teaching students 

Cinnamon Swirl Loaf

Cinnamon Swirl Loaf

This cinnamon loaf is a quick bread as it uses bicarbonate of soda to rise. It literally is quick and not to mention really easy to make! The secret ingredient is Fair Cape Dairies Amasi, which they kindly sent to me.   Ingredients 2 cups 

Prawn Curry

Prawn Curry

As promised but a little bit later than expected – the recipe for the prawn curry I made last week. I added coconut milk to this, but if you prefer a tomato-y curry then leave it out. INGREDIENTS: 350g butterflied prawns, cleaned and de-veined 1tsp 

Savoury Corn Waffles

Savoury Corn Waffles

These waffles were inspired by my favourite breakfast/meal from Woolworths Cafe, which is the corn waffles with poached eggs. I made it for supper, so it needed to be a bit more substantial and served it with crumbed chicken and sriracha mayo. You can pretty 

“The Great Depression Cake”

“The Great Depression Cake”

This cake is also known as crazy cake, but I prefer the name “the Great Depression cake”, because it has no milk, butter or eggs and these ingredients were really scarce and expensive at the time. Its a quick and easy recipe, very straightforward. Everything 

Coconut & Yoghurt Loaf

Coconut & Yoghurt Loaf

This recipe is great when I need to use up yoghurt before it expires. I don’t know why but I always end up with about 1 cup that takes forever to finish. I normally make the two ingredient dough and use it up that way, 

Savoury Sweetcorn Muffins

Savoury Sweetcorn Muffins

I bought a pack of four corn on the cob, because I felt like eating roasted mielies…and then I never got down to making them. In a desperate attempt to salvage them, I cut the corn off the cob and pan fried the whole batch 

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

I was in a baking mood, but not in a cleaning one so I made these blueberry muffins using Golden Cloud Vanilla Muffin mix. I added a few handfuls of frozen blueberries and made a streusel topping to give these an extra oomph! It did 

One Bowl Banana Bread

One Bowl Banana Bread

Day 118 of lockdown and my love for banana bread is still going strong. I haven’t baked or blogged in a while, due to moving apartments and being really bogged down with working from home. I’ve really missed my creative outlet of practical classes with 

Easy Apple Cake

Easy Apple Cake

I found this recipe on Pinterest, while looking for recipes that used apples. I had so many apples from my Samu Chef Box delivery that I wanted to use up. It turned out to be really easy and so delicious. I put less sugar than