My most searched recipe and most requested by friends and family! South Africa... Crunchies were my favorite “biscuit”—the South African term for cookie

Crunchies - Traditional South African Oatmeal Cookie Bars

How to Cook Oxtails in a Crockpot

How to Cook Oxtails in a Crockpot

Oxtails are an odd cut of meat. They are tough and stringy, and the meat runs in narrow ropes along large chunks of bone. Yet, when cut into pieces and slow-cooked, oxtail.

Bran Buttermilk rusks - A South African treat

12 MAY 2013 Today was Mother’s Day in South Africa. Some of my happiest moments were the times spent with my mother in the early morning, sitting and talking about the day ahead while sipping strong coffee and nibbling on bran and buttermilk rusks.

Bobotie - similar to Greek Moussaka, a lamb mince based dish with Malay spices.


Martha Stewart's Bobotie - This slightly sweet, lightly spiced minced-meat dish is a staple of South African cuisine.

South African Rusks (Sliced)

Not a cake, not a cookie, but my favourite - South African Rusks (Sliced) Recipe. Great recipe, very forgiving. I bake at for 50 min, then at for 5 hours