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Creamy candied apple melkkos

Creamy candied apple melkkos needs no introduction. This recipe like the multiple other South African recipes, nostalgic. It's like the rain pouring outside and the smell of the rain hitting the dry ground. The cinnamon taste with this creamy porridge/dessert just takes me back. I love the fact that you can have this breakfast/dessert either way.
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Pumpkin fritters

Pumpkin fritters are vegan and oh so delicious! I was so surprised by these fritters that I made them two days in a row and even my better half could not tell the difference. They are crunchy on the inside and super soft and chewy. They remind me so much of my mother's pumpkin fritters that we would have for Sunday lunch and I think even she would say that they are tasty.
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Maltabella Banana muffins

Maltabella banana muffins are absolutely amazing. I am going to rave about these muffins cos gosh they are close to the best muffins I have made so far. I wanted to get this recipe down pretty quick before I forgot how I made them. Maltabella is one of my favorite porridge from back home. We always pack our suitcases loaded with SA products and I am always sure to add this one stuffed in between the layers of clothing or extra food goodies I am bringing with.
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Rainbow carrot butternut soup

Rainbow carrot butternut soup is super amazing and so nutritious. The season has come for warming soups and I absolutely love the fact that you can have a nutritional meal within half an hour or so. I made a batch of this lovely soup last week and I finished it in almost a day's time. I served this soup with a soft and chewy bread with a flavor punch, which was super amazing! 
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Matcha strawberry slices

Matcha strawberry slices are the perfect balance between sweet creamy and a bit of matcha bite. I love these bars because they are not too overly sweet and can be eaten as a mid-morning snack. They are the perfect pick me up, thanks to a powerful hit of caffeine. These bars for any mama will be life changing! 
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Harvest breakfast tarts

Harvest breakfast tarts are a super easy breakfast alternative when you're just not feeling like oats. It takes ten minutes to prepare and is super delish and very healthy too. You can even use these tarts as a healthy dessert too, so it's def a win in my book!
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Maple Roly Poly

Maple Roly Poly also is known as Rolpoeding in Afrikaans is one of my absolute favorite desserts since I was a little girl. Wheater this recipe is truly South African, it is one of the essential desserts from my South African core. Sunday afternoons post lunch we will have generous scoops of this delicious dessert with warm custard or cold cream.
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Caramelized Butternut Shallot lasagne

Caramelized Butternut Shallot lasagne is perfect for a Sunday lunch or dinner options. It stores pretty well too for a leftover alternative and fills all the holes and gaps for comfort food goodness that the winter creates. Not only is it so easy to prepare, but also a budget saver. This lasagne can go pretty far with a whole roasted butternut, couple slices of whole wheat pasta sheets and creamy bearnaise sauce.
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Mocha Lamingtons

Mocha Lamingtons are just unforgettably perfect for tea time, after dinner sweet spot or late munchie hour goodness. I absolutely love lamingtons, because like so many small bite size dessert it makes me think of my childhood days. These beauties were devoured after church alongside koeksisters, caramel tarts and milk tart. So many South African goodies that are in fact unforgettable and attached to my childhood memories.
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Turmeric chickpea curry

Turmeric chickpea curry and spelt naan is a perfect, quick and easy comforting meal for these colder evenings. In fact, it feels as though summer is still here with us, but it's quite obvious that winter is on the horizon. When the sun starts setting more earlier each day, I want curry. Not that I don't want to eat it always anyway. a True curry lover loves curry whether it's hot or not- in terms of the wheater that is. I like my curry pretty mild thank you very much and this curry ticks all the boxes for me.