Grandma's hot-milk chocolate cake – Melkkos & Merlot
A can't-fail chocolate cake recipe made with hot milk. Chocolate ganache, fig jam and fresh figs turn an everyday family treat into a stunner.
Tannie du Toit's Standard Pudding – Melkkos & Merlot
Stodgy, dense, moist – this basic sponge pudding dates back to the '50s. Swimming in a pool of warm custard, it's a comforting grandma food hug.
Butternut ravioli in tomato cream sauce – Melkkos & Merlot
The secret to making perfect fresh pasta ravioli pockets bursting with spiced butternut. A creamy tomato sauce and loads of Parmesan too. Yum!
Pork chops with cider cream sauce – Melkkos & Merlot
Cling-to-your-ribs goodness, these pork chops in a cider and portabellini mushroom cream sauce are perfect with simply boiled baby potatoes.
Date Devils on Horseback Pork Pops – Melkkos & Merlot
Devils on horseback get a cheeky festive season makeover when threaded onto skewers with herbed pork banger meatballs. Oven grill or put it on the braai!
Sauvignon saffron pears – Melkkos & Merlot
Juicy saffron pears in a Sauvignon Blanc saffron syrup with cinnamon and cardamom. A generous dollop of yoghurt cream is all these jewelled beauties need.
Chicken schnitzel with 3-cheese fondue sauce – Melkkos & Merlot
My kitchen secrets for perfect chicken schnitzel revealed! A super crispy cornflake crumb coating plus a 3-cheese fondue sauce.
Watermelon rooibos granita – Melkkos & Merlot
A delightful Sicilian classic with a twist – this refreshing watermelon granita is made extra special with rooibos tea and cardamom.
Tuna salad with a French twist – Melkkos & Merlot
A stonker of a tuna salad. Tinned tuna, fine beans, baby potatoes, pickled red onions and more kissed with a fab garlicky anchovy dressing with capers. Yum.
Caramel sauce, done the right way – Melkkos & Merlot
A foolproof recipe for caramel sauce done the way it should be. It's intense, complex and multi-layered. Tired of burning sugar? Not with this method!
Cherry-almond chocolate truffles – Melkkos & Merlot
Chocolate truffles get a boozy Christmas makeover with kirsch, cherries and almonds, all enrobed in a layer of milk chocolate! Plus glitter of course!!