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Baked Yoghurt Brûlée


Friday, July 6, 2018

One of my favourite things to eat on our travels through India is little pots of baked yoghurt at breakfast. I love the sweet tangy creaminess, almost like a whisper of cheesecake. Baking the yoghurt gives it such a pleasant mouthfeel, but I could just as easily eat spoonfuls of this mixture as is.   Baked Yoghurt Brûlée ...

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Roasted Macadamia Nut Sojee


Thursday, June 14, 2018

I have semolina on the brain today. I love the versatility of this ingredient. It makes a great component to savoury dishes as well, and I'm keen to try a few soon. But for now, here is a variation on my almond and vanilla semolina halva/sojee . In this iteration, I used ground roasted macadamia ...

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With Stork Bake: Semolina Halva With Almonds and Vanilla


Thursday, June 14, 2018

There's just something so celebratory about a semolina pudding. It's one of those Indian dishes that work wonderfully as both starter and dessert. For Eid this year, I partnered with Stork Bake to develop this semolina halva with almonds and vanilla. Visit the Stork Bake recipe site for more recipes. Photography: Hein van Tonder Semolina Halva With Almonds and ...

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Turkish Delight Almond Milk


Thursday, August 31, 2017

What does one do with a box of lemon and rose turkish delight that's been sitting in the grocery cupboard for well over a year? Let's just say the benefits of maturity do not extend to lokum. The sweets, hard as they'd become, were not a toothsome delight. I decided to melt them down into a ...

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Stork Bake Instagram Takeover (with recipes)


Thursday, August 31, 2017

A few months ago I was afforded the wonderful opportunity to work with the Stork Bake team on their Instagram account. Hi Stork fam, it's Stork Baker @saaleha_b here. I will be taking over this account for the next three days to bring you baking hacks, treats and lots of sweet vibes. Today I'm going to ...

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Chewy White Choc Chunk and Popcorn Cookies


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Growing up, my pop culture consumption was completely colonised by US-TV and comic book exports. I could recite the Pledge of Allegiance by heart and knew that milk and cookies were a sacrosanct pairing. Oh, and how I love a good chewy American-style cookie. I found a great recipe on Delish.com that substitutes butter with cream cheese, resulting in ...

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