There is something so sophisticated about eating cherries! Why not serve a delicious bowl of cherries at your next cocktail party or summer lunch.
The best part about making cupcakes is making them look pretty! Play around with different colour icings and sugar decorations and amaze all your friends by serving them at your next book club or tea party.
The secret to a moist chocolate cake lies in replacing butter with oil, and this easy recipe does just that. This is a straightforward, one-bowl batter that’s sure to become part of your recipe book forever. It’s the best chocolate cake for any of life’s sweet celebrations. 3.3.3077 For icing recipes – go…
The Treat Company in Cape Town makes some great gifts in beautiful packaging. These brightly coloured gum sweets are a fun present to give someone or even just to share with friends.
Buy or bake crunchies with dark chocolate icing and tie lace around two or three. This would work well as a small gift for someone to say thank-you or get better soon. Easy and tasty!
This is a refreshing change from plain old water. Simply clean and cut a few strawberries lengthways and place in a jug of water. Eventually the water will develop a slight strawberry taste. This can be done with apples, lemons and various other fruits too.
Good presentation makes any food exciting to eat. For this simple idea, you need mini glass or ceramic vases and mini roses which you can get at almost any supermarket. Fill the vase with a delicious strawberry ice-cream and place a pink rose in each one.
Collect some used food tins, clean them out and paint the outside with a colour of your choice. Buy some small plants from the nursery and pot them in the tins and place name cards on each on. A fresh, simple and elegant name placement.
For this idea you need the right vase – a small rectangular, shallow vase. Place white pebbles on the botton and fill with enough water to cover the pebbles. Place long slender leaves in each vase (facing the same way) for a beautiful effect.
Instead of serving chips and dips, try something different and serve a fruit & nut platter. Make the platter look interesting by using different heights – you can put nuts in small bowls or cups & place the fruit around the bowls. You can even add a biltong stack to create even more variation.