Cape brandy pudding (or tipsy tart) revisited - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
Cape brandy pudding or tipsy tart is a traditional South African baked pudding featuring dates and a brandy sauce - decadently delicious!
My brother’s mom-in-law introduced me to these ever so moreish, melt in the mouth treats. They are seriously addictive and I truly have to limit myself to just a couple at a time. They also…
The South African Cookie
Crunchies are something a lot of South Africans grew up with, like Hershey’s Kisses in North America, or hot, roasted chestnuts in Europe. Yet, I never ever thought that they were in fact a p…
Easy Milk Tart recipe, Melk tert
I am all for easy cooking and this Milk tart recipoe is the easiest and the tastiest I have come across. The filling is creamy and dusted with cinnamon to make it a real treat
The Best Koeksister recipe & my adventures in the Klein Karoo
It was only about 3 hours into the drive along Route 62 when I realised what I was actually doing; I was travelling 400km into the middle of the Klein Karoo (aka nowhere) in search of 'The Perfect Koeksister'. Those that know me, expect nothing less, but still, it was quite crazy. Even for me. The beautiful Klein Karoo To catch you up to speed, a koeksister is a plaited, deep-fried doughnut drenched in a seriously sticky syrup. It's a treat as South African as milk tart, biltong and beer…
Dulce de Batata - Hollywood Homestead
Print Friendly What is Dulce De Batata? Dulce De Batata is a traditional South American dessert made from sweet potatoes (batatas). It is like a sweet potato jelly but harder (you can slice it) and is commonly eaten alongside a slice of cheese. In Argentina, where I grew up, dulce de batata is offered at most […]
Sombi (Coconut Rice Pudding)
More like a creamy porridge than a pudding in consistency, this sweet dish is commonly eaten for breakfast or as an afternoon snack in Senegal.
South African Melktert (Milk Tart)
My 'ouma' South African grandmother's legendary milk tart. It is lip-smacking. The recipe is a real winner. It is a traditional South African tart that is very easy to prepare.
South African melktert (milk tart) revisited - Cooksister | Food, Travel, Photography
This recipe for the milk tart, a classic South African dessert, is a real crowd-pleaser, filled with cinnamonny baked custard.