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Strawberries and Cream Sponge Cake

This is an English version of strawberry shortcake. A light sponge cake is layered with a rich whipped cream and strawberries stirred with jam gives it that elegant composed look, perfect for high tea. Makes 1 9-inch cake Serves 10 to 12 Ingredients Sponge Cake: 6 large eggs, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 […]

Hanging Basket

What you need: X1 Plastic bowl Sponge X3 pieces copper tubes (3cm) Small PVC pipe (3cm) Sphagnum moss ½ bucket river sand ½ bucket cement Water What to do: Mix ½ builder’s bucket of river sand, ½ builder’s bucket cement with a little amount of water to form a dry mixture (similar to a floor […]

Pot Roast

Braising is a busy cook’s best friend, and here’s why: With little hands-on time and no special equipment, this “low-and-slow” method produces hearty, consistently flavorful main courses and side dishes that belie their ease. It’s also a great way to cook lean, inexpensive cuts of meat. In this episode, Martha shows you which cuts are […]

Re-use / Re-cycle

  Follow @BuildersFan In this week’s episode of Home Made Easy, we look at ways that you can re-use and re-cycle at home. Tanya shows you how to make a bug hotel, while Ryan repurposes a window frame and Elle puts wine bottles to good use… Part 1 – Tanya       Save Save Save

Peri-Peri Flattie

This week local is lekker! Hilary is preparing a peri-peri flattie chicken with a naartjie and biltong salad, along with a snack of chakalaka chilli bites. Then who can resist a traditional rusk with their coffee? Hilary shows you how easy it is to make your own. Ingredients Sauce: 2 onions, roughly chopped 1 garlic […]

Pizza Margherita

Yield: 8 servings. Ingredients About ½ pound pizza dough, store bought is fine ½ cup fresh basil tomato sauce Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil Fresh basil leaves, torn 6 to 8-ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced into ¼ -thick rounds Coarse salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste Cornmeal or flour, for sprinkling on pizza […]

Mosaics by Mosaics with Lemaryn

This week on Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Lemaryn Alberts of Mosaics by Lemaryn. She shows us the versatile uses of mosaics on chairs, mirrors, tissue boxes, holders, outdoor designs and a whole lot more. She will teach us various techniques such as cutting and gluing glass tiles, adding grout, texture, creating […]