Decorated with eleven balls of marzipan and chocolate coated almonds to represent the twelve Apostles minus the traitor Judas. The chocolate gives the cake an interesting twist and the cherries and cranberries are a delicious surprise when you bite into the cake. The layer of marzipan inserted in the middle of the cake makes it moist and lifts the flavour to a new level!read more
These biscuits can be made a few days before they are needed and stored in an airtight container. You can make any shape and size – decorate with the royal icing! They take time to make but is well worth the effort.read more
This is a very good recipe for Pasteis de nata’s and one that very few are prepared to part with! It is the real thing!read more
A delicious salad meal – perfect for summer. You can use left-over meatballs or make fresh ones. The nectarines and avo makes it very special and the dressing is so easy and compliments the salad really well!read more
These delicious tartlets will have everybody coming back for more! They look quite ordinary but the flavours are amazing and it gets better after a few days! I use the best quality raspberry jam that I can afford – over the Christmas period I substitute the raspberry jam with fruit mince to make amazing fruit mince pies. You can substitute the raspberry jam with pear slices and a block of dark chocolate as filling or baby apples with stems stickingread more
You can make hamburger patties instead of meatballs to make the most delicious chicken burgers with roasted red pepper sauce! Add a slice of tangy cheese, lettuce and Viola!read more
Make these delicious and easy goats cheese cigars for a delicious canape or starter over the festive season. You can make them beforehand and bake just before you need them. Just remember to cover them well to prevent the pastry from drying out.read more
Beef mac and cheese
We love to sit at a beautifully set table for dinner – even on weekdays – but this dish served in super-sized bowls just asks to be eaten while curled up in front of the TV, watching a movie.read more
This is an easy and efficient way to serve eggs to a larger group, especially now during the festive season when you have visitors or when the whole family is home and eating breakfast together.
You can use your imagination and experiment with an endless variety of different toppings. I only give a few examples!
This dish can also be made for a quick supper dish. I often use smoked salmon instead of the smoked snoek.read more