South African Pumpkin Fritters: You’re New Favorite Thanksgiving Side

Our first Thanksgiving the November after we immigrated to the US was very enlightening; we don't have Thanksgiving in SA, so we had no idea what to expect. Wanting to contribute to the meal, we asked what was normally served and what we could make. The answers we received were what you'd expect: turkey, green … Continue reading South African Pumpkin Fritters: You’re New Favorite Thanksgiving Side

South African Amarula Fridge Tart: Dessert with Kick

Those of you who aren't South Africans are probably wondering what on earth Amarula is. Amarula is a cream liqueur made from┬áthe fruit of the Marula tree through a process of fermentation. The sacred, protected African Marula Tree only bears fruit for a short time in the hot summer months. The real challenge though, is … Continue reading South African Amarula Fridge Tart: Dessert with Kick

South African Peppermint Crisp Tart: A Triple Threat Winning Recipe

I know what you're thinking, what on earth is a triple threat winning recipe? Well, it's simple: It's ALWAYS a crowd please and the first dessert that's finished (most of the time you're really mad about this because the longer a Peppermint Crisp sits in the fridge the better it gets.) It's extremely simple and … Continue reading South African Peppermint Crisp Tart: A Triple Threat Winning Recipe