Beef Stew - old fashioned beef stew with fork-tender meat....

Beef Stew _ Old fashioned beef stew with fork-tender meat, full of flavor. Tender chunks of meat you can cut with a fork… it’s the perfect comfort food. Browning meat is key & takes time. Homemade beef stock makes a world of difference!

My big, fat South African potato bake

South African potato & mushroom bake

Steak & Mushroom Pot Pies

Steak and Mushroom Pot Pies

Rich and meaty steak & mushroom pot pie. A delicious way to celebrate the last of Winter (or the almost arrival of Autumn if your in the North).

This is the best South African Date Balls Recipe!

Date Balls

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.

South African Crunchies!!

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…

The Ultimate Lekkerbek Bobotie | Recipes | The Pretty Blog

The Ultimate Lekkerbek Bobotie


Sweet potato, brown sugar, a dollop of butter for good faith and Amarula. Can't wait to try at a braai.

Potjiekos (Pot food) - South African food adventure, South Africa food

Potjiekos (pot food) is a yummy South African stew that is traditionally prepared outside.

Hedgehog Slice: Kids will love the extra crunch in this Hedgehog slice thanks to a generous handful of walnuts and coconut.

A hedgehog slice is an uncooked flat square or barshaped chocolate snack dessert similar to a fudgey chocolate brownie but with alternating lighter and da

In en om die huis: Lekker maklike Triffel idee vir Kersfees

Berries and white chocolate make a wonderful winter dessert, when combined into a simple trifle. This is a wonderful winter dessert that is surprisingly easy to to make.


Lemon-Graham Icebox Cake Recipe - 3 large egg yolks cup plus 1 tsp. sugar 2 tablespoons plus 1 tsp. cornstarch 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon zest teaspoon salt 1 cups whole milk cup lemon juice (from about 3 lemons) 12 graham crackers cup heavy cream