Tag Archive for: limerick based


Tray bake jam slices

What is a tray bake?  It is a cake baked in a tray and then cut into slices.  I love making tray bakes. It is mostly straightforward and usually tastes delicious. Also an easy way to bake far more than you need in one go! The…
spices in my cupboard

Spices in my cupboard

I don't like to follow a recipe to the letter. Maybe because I get bored easily with cooking and baking. This, however, might be a reason why I love using spices and experimenting with them when cooking and baking. Spices…
the blessing of sisters

The blessing of sisters

When I was pregnant with our second daughter, many people told me how wonderful it would be if we had a son this time around. In those days you usually didn’t find out the sex of your unborn baby, or not that early. Or you…
random organinsing

Some random organizing ideas

Usually when I am organizing, I try to keep to one room or a section of a room. But, over the past few weeks I’ve done some random organizing, unrelated to specific rooms or items, only because there was an urgent need to…
recipe for an apple cake

Recipe for an apple cake

  Apples are one of the most delicious and versatile fruits. Full of vitamin C they are a wonderful fruit to sink your teeth in and a great way to quench your thirst. But, also very tasty to use in cooking…
easy updates flowers

Quick refresh of your interior space

It happens. You look around your space and you just feel tired with the decor, the interior. No specific reason, it just doesn't inspire you anymore. That means it is time for a quick refresh of your interior space. Without…
ginger rolls

Rolled Up Ginger Snaps

Ginger is one of those versatile spices that is not only used in cooking and baking, but can also be helpful for a variety of ailments. Recently I found this recipe for thin rolled up ginger snaps, akin to brandy snaps, which…
sweet chocolate coffee square

Sweet chocolate coffee squares

Since I started baking, around my pre-teens, I've tried and tested many recipes and some have really became my stalwarts, my go-to recipes. This sweet chocolate coffee square cake has always been one of them. In Afrikaans they…
Ukranian Oat biscuit

Oats – the very versatile grain (and a recipe)

  As a child my favourite breakfast was oat porridge. Made by my mom, on the stove. Just delicious. Oats is such a versatile grain, probably mainly used as a porridge, but also a great ingredient in biscuits, cookies,…
Hygge book

What is ‘Hygge’ all about?

Hygge.  The Danish word for something like cosiness, comfort, warmth. Or how to create an atmosphere, a feeling of home where you feel safe and comfortable. But, it is also about giving and gratitude. And it describes…