Fruit leather

Pear and guava fruit leather

Every week we receive a box of seasonal mixed fruit and vegetables from a company that supports local farmers by distributing their produce. Each box is a complete surprise which …

pot of peppadews

Pot of pickled sweet peppers

I love growing things in the garden – particularly edible things! There is such a huge sense of achievement when a plant that you have been nurturing for weeks or …

Vanilla Poached Guava

Vanilla poached guava

Winter is descending on Cape Town and that means guava season! Guavas (also known as Koejawel in Afrikaans) were brought to South Africa by the Portuguese in the 19th century and …

Challah thermomix recipe

Thermomix braided bread

  There is something so comforting about the smell of home made bread, but it can be quite an effort to make by hand and so I don’t often do …