Mary Berry’s Fresh Berry Buttermilk Scones


Add a bit of Christmas colour to your scones this festive season with Mary Berry's fresh berry buttermilk scones. Fresh Raspberries and Blueberries added to these buttermilk scones give bursts of flavour with every bite.  What better way to wake up on Christmas morning than with the smell of fresh scones to start a great day of [...]

Traditional Scottish Shortbread


I always associate shortbread with Christmas, and it was something my mother in law made every year.  The ingredients for shortbread are simple, and all shortbreads are based on the traditional proportions of 1:2:3 - sugar, butter and flour - although these amounts are varied slightly in most recipes. Today some people substitute a portion of the [...]

Canderel’s culinary treats for a great Christmas spread


The festive season is the perfect opportunity for spending time with family and enjoying good food together. Finding new takes on delicious Christmas dishes can be quite a challenge, but with Canderel as a sugar alternative, your menu transforms from naughty to nice. Local South African food blogger, Andante Wiehahn from Lekkerbek says, “Christmas tends [...]

Blueberry and Pecan Crumble Cake


Bluebery and Pecan Crumble Cake is a tender, fine textured cake, topped with a blueberry layer and a sweet nutty crumble flavored with a subtle hint of cinnamon.  This recipe can be adapted so easily by replacing the blueberries with raspberries and the pecans with walnuts or if you are not crazy for nuts, you can [...]

Pea and Ham Soup


     I eat my peas with honey I’ve done it all my life. It makes the peas taste funny But it keeps them on the knife. - anonymous Well this can't be said for me, because I am not a pea eater by choice (I think its the texture that gets to me) but [...]

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