Sweet Potato Pancakes with Avocado Salsa

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I don’t think i’ll be making any pancakes tomorrow since I am in South Africa with work. Maybe if i’m lucky they will include them in the breakfast buffet, but thats not really the fun of pancakes is it? It’s the whisking and frying and flipping part thats fun – well it is for me anyway. Continue reading

Polenta Brunch with Asparagus and Poached Egg

DSC07723This one is less of a recipe more of a food combination that I have been loving lately. I have eaten this a few times, at first I made my own balsamic glaze which is really very easy and the second time I bought it for comparison. Probably unsurprisingly making your own glaze tastes way better and is definitely Continue reading

Rhubarb and Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

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I’ve just come back from a week surfing in Portugal with the University surf club which was such a fun time. There were more than 40 of us staying in a huge villa with its own pool and outside bar. Despite a bit of dodgy weather at the beginning of the week we spent all day surfing and chilling on the beach followed by amazing dinners Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

DSCN8395So my mother has gone cycling mad ever since she bought her road bike last year and tomorrow she is off on her first ever event The Cobbler Classic. She will be cycling 39 miles along with my little brother who is an absolute pro. I seriously think he might win the Tour de France one day- you heard it here first. In fact we Continue reading

Fig tart

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Waking up the morning after your 21st birthday is never going to be pretty. However I intended to ease my way out of the hangover by relaxing and cooking a new fig recipe for the 3/1 seasonal challenge dreamt up by Eat my tortes and honey and figs.  Unfortunately in my intoxicated state I had lost my passport when I was out and since I am going on holiday tomorrow my whole day was filled with frantic flapping and making phone calls to locate it so starting the challenge had to wait until Continue reading

Grilled peaches with cinnamon, french toast, mascarpone and amber rasperries

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Who doesn’t love a good brunch? It’s surely the ultimate meal time. When the skull-crushing hangover rears it’s ugly head you can count on brunch to ease the pain. Stuffing your face with sweet, stodgy goodness, a full English or even more alcohol -there is no need to be ashamed. Anything is acceptable at brunch. Continue reading