Category Archives: Baking

Sarah ticks the ‘Come Dine With Me’ box

COOKING on Come Dine With Me South Africa for a group of complete strangers while being filmed for national television turned out to be a breeze for Walmer mum and landscape artist Sarah Stevens. Sarah, who won her episode of … Continue reading

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Fireside favourites

WE’RE in the final stretch of Heritage Month and, having had our appetites whetted by “National Braai Day” this week, I’ve decided to try three fireside recipes from recently released cookery books that are currently on the shelves. Starter: Chicken-mayo … Continue reading

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Turkish delight treat for tea!

IN OUR recent high tea competition we asked people to send us their top tea-time recipes, whether for a savoury or a sweet treat. And you certainly answered the call as we were overwhelmed by entries, which made it rather … Continue reading

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Make your day with macaroons

MACAROONS are the five-star Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia’s signature “sweeties” and you’re sure to find one on your pillow at turndown at night. Unfortunately I crushed mine on the way in, as I couldn’t control myself in my unbridled … Continue reading

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Anzac biscuits to bolster the cookie tins

WITH New Zealanders all fired up for the premiere of The Hobbit movie at the end of the month, The Global Table revisits one of our archive recipes from that country. The recipe – for Anzac Biscuits – was shared … Continue reading

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Cake for breakfast!

Forget muesli and fruit – the Spaniards like their breakfasts staggeringly sweet and are quite happy to serve a breakfast cake with their coffees in the mornings, or else some delicious pastries, including round ones called rosquillas which are scented … Continue reading

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We try out the Apple Loaf from You: Let’s Bake

By Louise Liebenberg I’VE never been much of a baker and so the new edition of You: Let’s Bake which was sent to me by Human & Rousseau (an imprint of NB Publishers) some months ago has been lying perfectly … Continue reading

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