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Gluten-free Buckwheat Bread Recipe

November 19, 2020

Buckwheat is a pseudocereal like quinoa, and despite it’s name not a wheat. It’s a seed, and wheat-free and thus gluten-free. Buckwheat has great nutritional properties, making it a fantastic ingredient both when you’re on a gluten-free diet or looking to add more variety to your meals. Buckwheat (raw grouts)...

How to decide on the best blender for home use

October 23, 2020

A powerful blender for home use is one of the most useful kitchen appliances. A blender is increasingly popular to make smoothies at home, blend sauces, soups, dressings, and make hummus, nut milks and butters from scratch. Blenders come in various price categories, and with different features. That makes it...

Carrot Orange Muffins with Walnuts and Pumpkin Seeds

August 28, 2020

These muffins are a fantastic variation on a classic carrot cake recipe with fresh citrus flavours and a bit of crunch as they’re packed with nuts and seeds. Even more so as we used linseed as a substitute for egg. Flax eggs are a common egg replacement in vegan baking...

Pear Almond Cake served with Rooibos Greek Yoghurt

August 07, 2020

The classic combination of pear and almond makes this tart the perfect teatime treat or dessert. This recipe is easy and delicious when pears are in season as they create the sweet soft filling. This recipe works for a 20cm springform as a whole cake, or make 6 single tarts in...

Lemon Cheese Cake Smoothie

August 04, 2020

The lemon cheese cake that is a lot healthier than your regular baked or no bake cheesecake comes in a glass! This lemon cheesecake smoothie is so creamy and delicious that it will satisfy your craving instantly. It’s completely vegan using coconut milk instead of dairy. This is a simple &...

The classic Monkey Gland Sauce recipe

July 17, 2020

The Monkey Gland Sauce is a South African classic. Served with steak in many restaurants, and even available from your supermarket it's one of those essential sauces. The store-bought version has lots of flavour, but can’t win from this homemade recipe that tastes like actual tomatoes, instead of flavourings. It’s worthwhile making...

Plant-based Kale & Herb Pesto without pine nuts

July 08, 2020

The classic ‘pesto alla genovese’ recipe is made with pine nuts, garlic, basil, course sea salt and Parmigiano Reggiano and Pecorino.  That recipe has become the base for many variations to make a sauce or dip that is delicious for pasta, and can be used as a condiment for so...

Naturally sweetened Apple Pecan Bread

June 19, 2020

If you grew up with treats freshly baked out of the oven, you’re likely to find yourself craving for some kind of pastry regularly. We grew up in the time that sugar wasn’t a topic that was even discussed. So if a recipe called for 400 gram sugar, you’d just...