Gluten-free, dairy-free banana bread


Since giving up gluten and dairy a few weeks ago (nutritionist suggested before everyone accuses me of jumping on bandwagons*)  I’ve been considering whether to just stop baking and be militant about not having ‘treats’ but really, life would be so depressing if the only treat available was a Waygu meatball or a ribeye steak.…

MelkTert aka Milktart


It’s a classic South African dish. I was so over-exposed to it as a child that I actually decided that I hated it but in recent years, I’ve been making it more often and really, it’s just awesome. It’s not sickly sweet and custardy but it still has that same firm wobble that a nice…

Blackhole Disaster Averted


Last time I made my sweetcorn bread, it was similar in nature to a black hole and resembled a doorstop rather keenly. It tasted nice but took quite a lot of effort to chew. Yesterday’s effort was much nicer tho, tasty, light and moist. It made a tasty accompaniment to tomato soup and was very…