Monthly Archives: August 2013

Kilroy was here!

He is engraved in stone in the National War Memorial in Washington , DC- back in a Small alcove where very few People have seen it. For the WWII generation, this will Bring back memories. For You younger folks, it’s … Continue reading

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Have another Hertzoggie

Have another Hertzoggie. August 19th, 2012 As always in South Africa there are many sides and versions of the same thing. Today we look at one of our favorite sweets, the Hertzoggie. A delightful little confection of buttery pastry, sweet … Continue reading

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Rattlesnake Logic

After giving it some thought, in South Africa we could substitute bombers with farm murderers and apply rattlesneke logic. Problem solved! After the Boston bombing the news media has spent days and weeks trying to determine why these men did … Continue reading

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A selection of bread recipes – thanks to Crossing Superspar

Chilli Loaf 350g self-raising flour 5ml salt 30ml finely chopped fresh parsley or coriander 1 can (410g) Indian-style tomatoes, chopped 3 large eggs, beaten 30ml chilli chutney 1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Grease 1 loaf tin. 2. Sift together … Continue reading

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If it should be

If it should be that I grow weak And pain should keep me from my sleep; Then you must do what must be done, For this last battle can’t be won. You will be sad, I understand; But don’t let … Continue reading

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Treasured Friend

I lost a treasured friend today, The little dog who used to lay Her gentle head upon my knee And share her silent thoughts with me. She’ll come no longer to my call, Retrieve no more her favorite ball. A … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Ingredients • For the Chocolate Cupcakes: • 3/4 cup all purpose flour • 1/3 cup cocoa powder • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar • 1/2 cup buttermilk • 1/3 … Continue reading

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