Category Archives: Food

If life is a journey, what better way to enjoy the ride than with good “padkos!”(road food). Here are some of our favourite recipes and food ideas…

Hannes’s Tomato Soup

I haven’t put anything on this blog for a while… I was a little scared off by weird “outlook” followers. But this tomato soup is yummy! And easy to make. Ingredients: Thick (1cm) Sliced tomatoes (1kg), 1 chopped onion, 250ml … Continue reading

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Nobis’s Chicken & Sweetcorn Soup

The day before her baby was born Nobis came to show me how to make her yummy chicken and sweetcorn soup. It’s a recipe I don’t want to forget… Here’s what goes in the soup: (and below this list I’ve … Continue reading

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Healthier Rusks

I’m excited because my parents are driving up to visit this weekend.  So in preparation I’ve been baking a bit to have some snacks and treats in the house.   I like these rusks because they are yummy with tea … Continue reading

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Jane’s Pancake Recipe

“If I tell you I love you, will you make me pancakes?” I always remember my mom’s pancakes on a rainy day….yummy!😊And they are delicious when the sun is shining too! Here’s the recipe: You will need: 4 cups cake … Continue reading

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Homemade Fudge

So we finally got Jeff to make his famous fudge for us.  I think the last time he made this was at least 15 years ago!  But he still looks like he’s in control. You will need: 1 cup milk … Continue reading

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Meringue with Caramel Yoghurt Topping

This is sort of a combination of meringue and a basic pavlova. It’s best to make these the day before you intend on serving them. You need: (To make 6 big meringues) 4 egg whites 180g castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Jane’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.” This is one of the sweet things I remember my mom baking for almost every birthday or event.  I think she originally got the recipe from Meryl…but that was really long ago. … Continue reading

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