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Moerkoffie cake

Moerkoffie cake

This marbled cake is inspired by the plumes made when condensed milk is poured into strong, black moerkoffie (ground coffee made in a pot/kettle over an open fire or…

Santi Louzan Galicia Tarta de Santiago

Tarta de Santiago

Tarta de Santiago, a dense almond cake, is one of the most traditional dessert recipes of Galicia, a region in the north-west region of the Iberian peninsula. Its name…

Pistachio cake

Pistachio cake

This recipe is another of my favourites from cookery writer Ursula Ferrigno. I saw her demonstrate this recipe at Books for Cooks in Notting Hill, London, in 1991 and…

Marzipan sponge cake

Marzipan sponge cake

This recipe is a classic from our May 2009 issue. Make it for Mom on Mother’s Day, or as a treat for the whole family for any other day.…

Caramelised fig cheesecake

Caramelised fig cheesecake

This stunning cheesecake has the consistency of crème brûlée. It will be the star attraction on a dessert buffet, so you may have to make two at a time.…

Magical forest chocolate log cake

Magical forest chocolate log cake

Born in Riversdale in the southern Cape, Dalene Matthee studied music, and was a staunch conservationist, particularly regarding the reckless destruction of indigenous forests, with specific affection for the…

Berry, lavender and rose cheesecake

Berry, lavender and rose cheesecake

Dubbed the “doyenne of the South African herb industry” by Get It Hartbeespoort, Margaret (also a qualified physiotherapist) was a “national treasure”, as her daughter, Sandy, describes her on…