Marianne’s French Apple Tarte

This beautiful and delicious French apple tarte was made by my dear friend Marianne, for a wonderful dinner we hosted together. The recipe is her mothers who is French and an incredible cook and baker, she thankfully passed her knowledge to Marianne. This tarte is delicate with it's thin crust and fresh topped with apples.… Continue reading Marianne’s French Apple Tarte


Carrot Cake With Thyme, Lime and Coconut Frosting

  Photography by: Kalyn Michele Photography Preparation and baking time 1 hour 20 min Ingredients 4 Eggs pinch of salt 2/3 cup (150 g) sugar 1 1/2 cups (350 g) shredded carrots 3/4 cup (200 g) ground almonds 1 lime (zest) 3 sprigs of thyme 4 1/4 Tbsp's of flour (40 g) 1/4 cup of… Continue reading Carrot Cake With Thyme, Lime and Coconut Frosting

Lunch · Mains

Tagliatelle in Creamy Saffron Sauce

Ingredients (Serves 2) 150g tagliatelle 1 package, approx. 3.5oz (100g) Italian parma ham (or bacon bits) 20-30 saffron threads 2/3 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup shredded parmesan 1 egg yolk salt and pepper to taste Prepare all the ingredients. Start boiling water, add the pasta and cook until it is al dente. Cut the ham… Continue reading Tagliatelle in Creamy Saffron Sauce