Chunky Peach and Bacon Dip with Pita Crisps

Chunky Peach and Bacon Dip with Pita Crisps

Chunky Peach and Bacon Dip with Pita Crisps The luscious juicy flesh of the peach and crispy salty bacon are a match made in heaven, great to serve while watching your favourite TV show or while waiting for the nest to come off the braai.   Serves 4-6...
Boozy Plums

Boozy Plums

Boozy Plums I make a few smaller jars to spread the love. These plums are wonderful spooned over great blobs of vanilla ice cream. They make wonderful gifts.   Makes a 750 ml jar with leftovers to keep. Ingredients: 1 cup brandy 1 ½ cups water 1 cinnamon stick 2...
Roasted Plums and Thick Honey Topped Greek Yoghurt

Roasted Plums and Thick Honey Topped Greek Yoghurt

Roasted Plums and Thick Honey Topped Greek Yoghurt • Serves 6 Ingredients: • 8 large red or black plums
• Juice of 1 orange
• Zest of 1 orange
• 3 Tbsp brown sugar 
• Pinch ground cloves (optional)• 100 g soft butter 
• Cinnamon to dust
• 8 Tbsp granola
• 8 Tbsp thick...
Summer Plum and  Prawn Salad

Summer Plum and Prawn Salad

Summer Plum and Prawn Salad • Serves 4   Salad Ingredients: • 6 large firm ripe plums, peeled stoned and cubed.• 200 g butter lettuce• 1 cup cubed English cucumber• 400 g cooked prawn meat• 1 cup bean sprouts• 2 spring onions with tops, sliced• 1/2 red pepper diced• 2...
Peach Bacon and  Chicken Kebabs

Peach Bacon and Chicken Kebabs

Peach Bacon and Chicken Kebabs • Makes 4   The Chicken Ingredients: • 600 g chicken breast fillets• 1 Tbsp grated ginger• 2 cloves grated garlic• ½ tsp turmeric • ¼ tsp ground white pepper • ½ tsp salt• ½ tsp ground cumin• ¼ tsp cayenne pepper• ½ cup Greek yogurt•...
Frozen Peach slice

Frozen Peach slice

Frozen Peach slice • Serves 6 Ingredients: • 2 cling peaches peeled and stoned• 1 Tbsp orange liqueur   • 1 Tbsp runny honey• Juice and zest of 1 lime• 100 g of gooseberries halved (Optional) • 1 trifle loaf• 750 ml vanilla ice cream• ½ cup thick Greek yoghurt • 1...
Upside down Nectarine Cake

Upside down Nectarine Cake

Upside down Nectarine Cake • Serves 8 slices Before you start making the cake line the base of a 23cm spring form cake tin with grease proof paper and spray the tin well with spray and cook.
Now set the oven to 170°C and you are ready to start baking.   The Nectarines...
Yummy Frozen Peach Shake

Yummy Frozen Peach Shake

Yummy Frozen Peach Shake While peaches are at their peak and in season why don’t you freeze some so that you can enjoy them after the season has past and also have them at the ready if the craving for a yummy peach shake hits you. Make half the recipe and decant into...
Plum Jelly Sweets

Plum Jelly Sweets

Plum Jelly Sweets • Makes 24 – 30 (depending on the size of the mould)• Prep time: 40 min, plus time for setting Ingredients: • 15 plums, halved and stoned• ½ cup water • ½ cup Caster sugar• 6 Tbsp gelatin powder • Silicone mould of your choice• Non-stick cooking...
Nectarine, Chocolate Surprise Muffins

Nectarine, Chocolate Surprise Muffins

Nectarine, Chocolate Surprise Muffins • Makes 12 Ingredients: • 2 cups of flour• 2 tsp baking powder• 1/2 tsp salt• 115 g butter• 1 cup caster sugar• 2 eggs• 1 cup finely chopped nectarines• 1/2 cup buttermilk• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract• 6 Lindt Chocolate balls...