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.
Pizza with figs, bresaola and goat's cheese – Melkkos & Merlot
Seriously quick cheat's rosemary pizza bread topped with plump ripe purple figs, bresaola and pink peppered goat's cheese.
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.
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.
Apricot rosemary tarte tatin – Melkkos & Merlot
Buttery puff pastry, syrupy caramel, apricots and rosemary combine in a heavenly (and ridiculously easy to make) tarte tatin.
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!!
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!
Butterscotch sauce with brown sugar – Melkkos & Merlot
Butterscotch sauce is a no-fail crowd pleaser. Make it extra interesting by using brown Muscovado sugar and evaporated milk instead of cream!
Tomato cream cheese crostata – Melkkos & Merlot
Buttery flaky pastry with a Kiri cream cheese filling and loads of sun-ripe tomatoes. This open-faced pie – aka crostata – is pure indulgence!
Chocolate Tsoureki – Melkkos & Merlot
Packed with chocolate chips and topped with candy-coated Easter eggs, this tsoureki is a fun twist on the traditional Greek Easter bread.