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Spinach and ricotta Christmas tree

Spinach and ricotta Christmas tree

There’s something special about sitting around a table, passing plates, sharing, participating and dividing food among one another that pulls people closer. Side by side, shoulder to shoulder, hand…

Traditional Dutch Oliebollen recipe from Food & Home Entertaining


Oliebollen are Dutch doughnuts traditionally eaten on New Year’s Eve in the Netherlands and Belgium. One legend states that Berchta (the German goddess and guardian of the beasts) sent…

Christmas pudding

Pantry hacks: Christmas pudding

Boozy Christmas pudding truffles Serves: Makes 34 truffles Time: 20 mins + 4 hrs, to chill Combine 30ml (2 tbsp) brandy with 80ml (1/3 cup) double-thick cream, a pinch…

Smoky chipotle BBQ sauce recipe

Smoky chipotle BBQ sauce

Any meat dish’s best friend! This smoky chipotle BBQ sauce is a perfect gift for the braai enthusiast in your life. Guaranteed to please carnivores. Recipe, styling and photographs…

Homemade vanilla extract

If you want to add something extra special to your baking, it’s time to make homemade vanilla extract. This adds a delicious flavour dimension to whatever it’s added to.…

Gin and lime marmalade recipe

Gin and lime marmalade

Spice up your standard spread with some festive flavours! Gin and lime marmalade is the perfect way to add cheer to almost anything. Spoon it onto bread, enjoy with…

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