1 977 km Road-Trip

1 977 km Road-Trip

During the December break, just after Christmas, we went on a road-trip through our beautiful country stopping in Durban, Underberg and Ramsgate before heading back home to Joburg. 

FNB Dusi 2018

FNB Dusi 2018

I had no idea what to expect when agreeing to second Seoras & Jono on their 2018 Dusi adventure. I never imagined I would visit such beautiful and rural parts of South Africa (although thinking about it, what did I expect, they were paddling along a river from Pietermaritzburg to Durban. It's not like there is an city or roads that run the length of the Dusi / Umgeni river...).

Seconding was an amazing experience, and I would do it again any day. These are

A Celebratory Cake: Cranberry, Pecan Nut & Maple Syrup

A Celebratory Cake: Cranberry, Pecan Nut & Maple Syrup

To celebrate the fact that I now have internet at home (it's only been 15 months without) I thought I'd post the recipe for one of my favourite cakes. This one takes a bit of effort, but is definitely worth the sweat.

2016: A year on the move

2016: A year on the move

The year started in Milan, Italy with New Year’s Eve celebrations in the square in front of the Duomo. We had asked a lady working at our backpackers what was happening in the city, and she suggested this free concert with her favourite band. Sounded great. Well. Don’t always trust that someone who works at a backpackers will have the same taste as you. Gail, Lisa and I had done our own walking tour of Milan.......

Beer and Chocolate Cupcakes

Beer and Chocolate Cupcakes

I discovered this recipe a quite some time ago while browsing baking images on Pinterest. I had just been travelling in Ireland with a friend, and had recently discovered a new found love for Guinness. Chocolate, Guinness and cupcakes ... what a fantastic combination! And, to make things even better, this is basically a one bowl recipe and its super simple.

Where to begin? ..... Breakfast!

I've been thinking about how to start my blog for months, no, years! Finally it's time to get it going! But where to begin, well, what about breakfast. Now one of my favourite meals. I think breakfast is a good start.

I'm not sure about you, but toast and cereal have become really boring, and are not very sustaining. I'm hungry again after an hour.