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On Doughing It Right: @Casalottis Pizza Club

You can taste my creation for yourself – this month only at Casalotti’s. While you’re at it, you’ll be helping me in my attempt to earn The Big Boy a home for life on this legendary pizza menu. Continue reading

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On The World’s Best Chocolate Cake. Mine

It always surprises people that I cannot bake. I can cook – really well, I like to think – but I can’t bake. I can’t be arsed to exact-measure and follow a recipe to the letter. My baking always flops. … Continue reading

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On Fudge. No Other Words Are Necessary.

Last night I made fudge. The end result looks nothing like the recipe I used, however. Could have had something to do with the fact that I used condensed milk, butter (not margarine), vanilla, brown sugar and maple syrup. (I … Continue reading

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A Weekend, It Was

This weekend involved: A zombie disco with Jackson and Rebecca. The Kid had an absolute blast. Hard to believe that those two have been friends for nearly five years already (since before The Kid could walk!). I went into a … Continue reading

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On Recipes: Easy Caramel & Toffee Fridge Cheesecake

I’m a huuuge cheesecake fan. In fact, it’s probably the only kind of cake/dessert/sweet thing that I actually like. (Aside from Angel’s Cupcakes, of course!) I think I like cheesecake, because it’s not actually that sweet and it’s not actually … Continue reading

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On Recipes: Pizza From Scratch

This recipe is one of my absolute favourites. It’s great for when you’ve got people over – make the bases and let them choose their own toppings and create their own pizza masterpieces. You could always buy pre-made bases, but … Continue reading

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Foodie Celebs, Kitchen Ninjas and Masterchef-Inspired Dinners at MondoVino, Tsogo Sun

1. It’s about two weeks later, and I can still taste the deliciousness of every morsel that passed my lips at the Masterchef-inspired dinner I was invited to at the MondoVino restaurant at Sunsquare, Montecasino. 2. Tired of watching Masterchef … Continue reading

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On Recipes: Chicken, Zucchini, Feta & Roasted Butternut Pasta

Yes, I know I mentioned in yesterday’s post that I’m attempting to cut carbs. But this recipe is something I made on Saturday night, for dinner for my fiance and his BFF. It was the weekend and obviously a cheat … Continue reading

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On Obsessions

A few of my favourite things: If it’s blue and white, I’m all over it. I’m not really sure how it started, but I have a growing collection of Delft, blue willow and assorted other blue and white vintage crockery/vases … Continue reading

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On Making The Perfect Lasagna

If there’s one reason that I’m sure that my fiance definitely wants to marry me – it’s because of the lasagna that I make. It’s his absolute favouritefavouritefavourite. One time at band camp when The Kid and I took a … Continue reading

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