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Tomato Sauce Chocolate Cake


Monday, June 17, 2019

I turned 36 today and wanted to celebrate by baking something quirky. When I was much, much younger, the ads for All Gold Tomato Sauce claimed there were 36 tomatoes crammed into each bottle of their sauces. I don't know how true that is for their current product but I was going for a more nostalgic ...

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WBD 2019: Chocolate & Coffee Shortbread Sandwiches with Stork Bake


Friday, May 17, 2019

My late maternal grandfather had the habit of clipping out articles of interest from newspapers and magazines to pass on to family. He would also scribble down bits of trivia he picked up from TV and radio onto the scraps of cigarette-box cardboard he kept in his pockets. I inherited the practice in my own ...

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Foodgrams: Beetroot Soup


Thursday, December 20, 2018

  View this post on Instagram   Too many things to process but this beetroot soup was a cheer. Add blitzed roasted baby beets to veg stock. Season with cumin, coriander, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Finish off with almond milk. #dslr #foodphotography #foodstyling #beetrootsoup #recipewhatrecipe #supper #naturallight A post shared by Saaleha Idrees Bamjee (@saaleha_b) on Dec ...

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Quick Coconut Milk Curry


Tuesday, September 4, 2018

I made this curry some years back when I was testing a Jamie Oliver self-stirring home-cooker. While prepping for my upcoming food photography workshop, I came across these images in my archives and realised I didn't get around to blogging the recipe. It's a quick dish to put together and any sort of protein would work ...

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Foodgrams: Tennis Biscuit Fridge Cake


Saturday, August 25, 2018

  View this post on Instagram   No-bake nostalgia; Tennis Biscuit fridge cake. I would have layered the choc mint variant with a mix of Caramel Treat and cream but I really wanted to use up the lemon curd cream I had left over from the lemon and walnut ice cream cake. For those who've never made this, ...

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Lemon and Walnut Infused Ice Cream Cake with Stork Bake


Thursday, August 23, 2018

The first time I tasted oil in an ice cream was an olive oil flavour at @thecreamerysa in Cape Town. I was so completely smitten by the complexity and mouth feel, I've been experimenting with different oils ever since. And when I developed this recipe for @ilovebakingsa I knew walnut oil would be a win, especially with lemon. I ...

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