Tag: spicy

Pain d’Epices or Spicy gingerbread cake (Dairy-free)

We had a family gathering yesterday with food, music and the much Love in the air, You know when you think, if I get any more relaxed now, I’m gonna melt…this was like that. For the gathering, I came along with this yummy number. ‘Twas originally supposed to be a carrot cake until I had…

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Not-your-ordinary cream cheese frosting on a Carrot Cake

‘Twas about 2 weeks ago when Ben and I had to go away on a weekend course, and so we were looking for someone to look after our baby. After much searching and a little panic, my sweet Lord brought us lady Rebecca. We didn’t know each other much but she saw a post I…

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Indian spiced mini scones (diary-free)

As promised, here it the second mini yum yum I made for the women last Saturday. My sister made these on her birthday, they looked soo yummy that I ate some of it and thoroughly enjoyed them. My stomach on the other hand told me off after that so I asked her for the recipe…

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spicy ‘n’ mini Banana cupcakes (dairy-free)

This is spicy and pretty mini banana mouthful with pistachio cream cheese frosting. You’ll need: 115 g Sunflower spread (dairy-free) 150 g light brown sugar 3 large eggs, room temperature 3 mashed bananas 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 250 g self raising flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp ground nutmeg 1/4…

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Spiced Apple Cheesecake

In the spirit of all things spicy fuelled from the fact that I still have apples in my kitchen, this crazy idea was inevitable when I had a friend over for dinner and found myself staring at these juicy ladies. It turned out to be a complete hit with my cheesecake lover friend and he even…

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Spiced Apple Tart

It was a day of comfort food and seeing as I still have an abundance of apples in my kitchen, I jumped on the Apple tart wagon. The base of the recipe came from my god-father of pastry Michel Roux in his book Pastry but I it jazzed up by adding a bit o’ spice…

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Hot almond tomato sauce

I had this yesterday with rice and let’s just say I was very happy. My moon cycle is coming and this month it’s all about ‘zee spice :-). I wanted it spicy and I wanted it quick and here it is my friends. This one packs a deep spicy bunch with 2 scotch bonnet chilli’s.…

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Hot ‘n’ Sweet Nutty Quinoa salad

More often than not when I start with the idea of making something for “the blog”, I find myself blocked with nothing flowing. I go into this state of trying too hard to make something “perfect” or be a certain way that I almost always mess it up.Sometimes in life, it’s the idea of the…

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