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White Chocolate Buns

Makes 12 Ingredients 125g (4ozs) butter 125ml (4fl ozs) milk 75g (3ozs) white chocolate, chopped 200g (8ozs) caster sugar 150g (6ozs) plain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract For The Top 50g (2ozs) white chocolate, chopped Method Preheat the oven to 170°C/325°F/Gas Mark 3. Line a bun tray with […]


3D Cake Decorating

This week, Gloria is joined by Vanessa Broughton of Hostess Pro. She shows us how to made a 3D cake decoration using various fun and interesting techniques. From using moulds, bunting, stitching, cake painting and so much more.  Vanessa and Gloria will also show you how to embellish the beautiful cake. Vanessa Broughton of Hostess […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Warm Chocolate Orange Tarts

Makes 8 individual tarts Ingredients Chocolate Pastry: ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature ½ cup icing sugar, sifted 3 large egg yolks 1 cup cake & pastry flour ¼ cup Dutch Process cocoa powder 2 Tbsp cornstarch ½ tsp salt Filling: 1 egg white, lightly whisked 3 large eggs, separated ½ cup sugar, divided […]


Chilled Peanut Soba Noodles

Prep Time: 5 MinCook Time: 10 MinServes: 4 servings Ingredients:  Kosher salt 8 ounces soba (buckwheat) noodles 1/4 cup natural crunchy peanut butter 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 to 3 teaspoons chili sauce (recommended: Sriracha)   Method: Step 1: Bring a large pot of water to a boil; overt high […]


Herb Vinaigrette

Prep time: 5 minutes Total: 5 minutesYield: 2/3 cup Ingredients 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced shallot 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1/2 cup vegetable oil (recommended: canola) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons chopped mixed […]

Dinner Dash with Hilary Biller

Chorizo Sesame Loaf

Ingredients 30ml (2tbsp) sesame seeds plus extra for sprinkling 150g flour 15ml (1tbsp) baking powder 2,5ml salt 2,5ml chilli powder 3 extra large eggs 125ml (1/2 cup) plain yoghurt ½ spicy chorizo sausage, skinned and diced 6 sun dried tomatoes, chopped Large handful of parsley or coriander, finely chopped Method Preheat the oven to 180 […]


Zatar Lemon Chicken and Butternut Wedges

  Ingredients 6 chicken breasts Juice of 1 large lemon or 2 small lemons 1 tbs chopped rosemary 1 tsp minced garlic 2-3 tbs zatar spice – middle Eastern spice made up mostly of thyme and sesame seeds 1 tbs Ina Paarman Braai and Grill Seasoning coarse salt and pepper Method Pound the chicken breasts […]

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Cinnamon Toast

This is a variation on the classic French bread or Pain Perdu, ‘lost bread’ as it is best made with your leftover stale bread. Ingredients 2 eggs 2 tbsp milk (or cream!) 2 tsp freshly ground cinnamon 4-6 slices of white bread (preferably a bit stale) 30g (1oz) butter Icing sugar to dust Method Place […]