food & drink

Thermomix Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Thermomix chocolate zucchini muffins

The other night, I was desperate for something sweet and also to use up the zucchini’s in the fridge…I was so chuffed when I searched the Thermomix website and came across a recipe for chocolate zucchini muffins. My recipe is similar to the original, I just added a more spices, as I find they enhance the chocolate flavour, to make… Read more →

Madeira Cake, using Chef Tjaart's recipe

Chef Tjaart’s Madeira Cake Recipe

Last weekend, my sister-in-law, Chantelle wanted to do some baking. So obviously, I was more than willing to pop round to help…with the tasting! We are both huge fans of The Great South African Bake Off, and the one judge, Chef Tjaart. So, Chantelle wanted to try one of his recipes and after going through his website, she decided on his… Read more →

LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70% (photo taken with iPhone 6s)

New LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70% Cocoa

Are you someone who doesn’t like dark chocolate because of its bitter taste? Well then I have found the perfect chocolate for you! LINDT have created LINDT EXCELLENCE MILD 70%, which is perfect for your taste buds’ first introduction into dark chocolate. As it’s got a milder taste, it will make it a lot easier to enjoy 🙂 LINDT EXCELLENCE… Read more →

My personalized LINDT GOLD BUNNY

Personalise your LINDT GOLD BUNNY

It’s almost Easter…one of my favourites  – as I have an excuse to eat chocolate by the bucket load! It’s not like I’ve already eaten 3…make that 4 LINDT GOLD BUNNY’s already…me – never! This past Christmas, LINDT brought us their TEDDY’s that we could personalise, now we can personalise our own LINDT GOLD BUNNY! Nothing says I love you more than a… Read more →

Lindt Teddy, Lindt Christmas & launch of the Menlyn Lindt Chocolate Boutique Store

Lindt Teddy’s and all things Christmas

T’is the season to be jolly and eat lots of Lindt chocolate! Every Christmas in my house, Lindt makes a star performance, either with their delicious teddy bear or filled stars…I just couldn’t imagine Christmas without all their goodies! But if I had to choose one thing I love most, it would have to be the advent calendar as it… Read more →

LINDT HELLO Mini EMOTIS (image provided & taken with Canon 5D)

New LINDT HELLO Mini EMOTIS

I’m sure you remember how exciting it was when LINDT launched their HELLO EMOTIS…well now they have launched mini ones, that come in a handy dandy bag. They are still the HELLO EMOTIS that we know and love…except now they are mini! The only main difference is that the mini ones do not have a sticker on the back…so you… Read more →