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How To Make a Snack Platter

Here is how to make a snack platter. Give your best to your visitors and with a lasting impression on top using a snack platter as an appetizer. This platter has meat balls, cocktail sausage rolls, chicken mayo sandwiches and vegetable samoosas. Here’s a quick guide on how to do […]


Cinnamon and Raisin Buns

These buns are quite tasty. They’re great to have on their own or with a cuppa, on a cold day, snuggled up in a blankie, watching TV or reading!! Easy to visualize that right? Well, these buns are fairly easy to make too. The kneading part may seem intimidating but […]


Mini Strawberry and Custard Scones

These are wonderful to have with a hot cuppa something (tea, coffee or hot chocolate even). If you love scones then you’ll most certainly enjoy these. This recipe uses buttermilk. To make your own buttermilk, put 250 ml of fresh milk in a jug. Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice. Let […]

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(sponsored) Rustic Pascall Chocolate Mayo Cake

Naked cakes have become popular over the past couple of years. It’s basically a cake that is not completely covered with icing and has a rustic kind of feeling to it. I just love the texture of this naked Pascall choc-mayo cake; so moist and rich. It indeed tastes as good […]


Super easy baked Doughnuts

If you’ve ever hesitated making doughnuts because of the kneading involved then this recipe here is made just for you! You don’t need to knead anything here and the best thing is that the doughnuts are not deep fried but baked, which is a plus if you’re not so keen […]

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Simple Caramel and Coconut Queen Cakes

These here queen cakes are super easy to make and they taste great too. You can easily whip them up in the morning and go with them to the office to enjoy with your mid-morning tea. You can also pack them in the lunchbox for the children. Or you could […]


Fun to make stella Sausage in pastry

My kids absolutely loved this quick fix. It works well for adults too as both my husband and I also enjoyed it. I served it as a light lunch. The great thing about it is that it takes just 35 minutes, more or less, to complete both preparation and baking. In […]


How to make puff pastry from scratch

Puff pastry is like pizza dough. It’s the base from which you can have several tasty variations made, from pies to sausage rolls and croissants. This here is how I prepare mine. It however needs a lot of patience and determination.  Ice cold water and keeping the dough cold during preparation […]

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Utterly Simple Fruit Cake

If you feel like having a baked goodie but dreading the time it takes to make one then this here fruit loaf is for you. It’ll take just 45 min to prepare and bake this. The taste is delicious and does the job whether you have it with a hot cuppa […]

Homemade pies

Homemade Meat Pies from scratch

  Meat pies as they are known by many have a nostalgic attachment to them.. from back in the day! There’s nothing as wonderful as having the aroma of freshly baked pies fill up your kitchen. It gets everybody’s taste buds dancing and ready to partake! This here recipe is […]

Zimbokitchen Coconut cookies

Butter-free coconut cookies

This right here is a pretty simple recipe, perfect fr the lunchbox now that schools have been opened again!You can even put them in your own lunchbox for the office too. Preparation time is only 10 minutes and bake time is another 10 minutes, so you can easily prepare them […]