My mom brought me some rhubarb from her garden. I love rhubarb cakes, but I have never made one before. So I looked through some recipes and chose my favorite one made with yogurt and spelt flour. Continue reading
Today I wanted to make bread from spelt flour, yogurt, baking soda and salt (see my post from 1st February 2017). But the baking time is about 1 hour and my girls wanted to go out. So I gave it a little thought and figured that rolls will be quicker.
My girls keep opening packets of baby biscuits very randomly and often happens that there are too many packets open and all the biscuits go hard. So today I decided to use all of them and make some yummy cake that girls would like to eat as their afternoon snack. Continue reading
My daughter had her 6th birthday party today. We invited over her friends, chose a cake with Rapunzel at local baker and made some finger food with cute ideas that I’ve seen on internet and heard from friends.
First we made Banana Biscuits Cookies
Rusks is the anglicized term for ( Afrikaans: beskuit) and is a traditional Afrikaner breakfast meal or snack. They have been dried in South Africa since the late 1690s as a way of preserving bread, especially when travelling long distances without refrigeration. Their use continued through the Great Trek and the Boer Wars through to the modern day. Rusks are typically dunked in coffee or tea before being eaten. (Source:Wikipedia)
In one magazine that my daughter was reading, we have found this very simple recipe with only 2 ingredients – banana and coconut, that we just had to try.
1 medium-large ripe banana
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
When we moved to a new house our rooms had many empty walls. And I kept thinking what pictures or art to put up so it is pretty and makes one smile at the same time. We had already some African art from the previous place and I added some family pictures… but none of it was what I would want to put on the walls of our small bathroom. So I kept searching and looking around.