#BBSquareOff Strawberry + Mascarpone Bread Pudding: I was invited to take part in the #BBSquareOff Dessert Edition Challenge and was so up for it when my parcel of sweet goodies arrived last week. A beautiful hamper of fresh strawberries and cream, dark chocolate and almonds and a pack of BB Squares Brown Bread, along with a challenge brief to create a locally-inspired dessert using all of these ingredients, with the option to add two more. I racked my brains to think of all the infamous South African desserts we have to salivate over and finally settled on a fruity version of bread pudding, which I definitely took to the next level! South Africa adopted the ‘Bread Pudding’ as one of their traditional dishes after it was introduced to our shores by the British and there isn’t just one type of bread pudding in South Africa -there are several variations which can include apricots, or the traditional Cape Malay take on this dessert, which is laced with cardamom and cinnamon and dotted with raisins. I wanted to make something that was easy for anyone to make, but I went to town with my supplied ingredients and chose to add mascarpone (a nod to my Italian roots) and blueberries […]
Durban Markets and stuff to do November 2018: To say life is hurtling by at breakneck speed would be an understatement – so the November guide to what’s what is a whole 9 days late! I turned a year older, celebrated on the down low and have been stuck into finishing off 2018 projects up to my eyeballs, but better late than never they say. Here’s your handy guide to what’s on where and when in Durban this month. NOVEMBER 2018: Until 22 November: KZNPO’s Spring Season at Durban City Hall Fri 9 Nov: Makaranga Christmas Faire Umhlanga Night Market at Wave park Gateway Sat 10 Nov: Secret Saturday hosted by Secret Sunrise Consol Festive Craft at Cornubia Mall Sun 11 Nov: Drummond Farmer’s Market Sat 17 Nov: Durban Vintage Market at Florida Exchange Food Truck Festival at Springfield Value Centre Fri 16 Nov: St Mary’s Christmas Market Sat 24 Nov: Outdoor Movie night at Durban Country Club The Fabulous Christmas Market at Spade Centre featuring The Secret Gin Bar Ashton College Christmas Market Sun 25 Nov: Butler’s Christmas Market The Santa Run at King’s Park Wonder Market at Chris Saunder’s park Weds 28 Nov: Let’s Talk Legal hosted Hooray Workshops Fri 30 Nov Morningside Night Market at Morningside Sports Club Litchi […]
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