Category Baking

Hawermoutkoekies alias oat crunchies alias oat meal biscuits

Is it an oat biscuit?  Is it an oat meal cookie?  An oats health bar or an oat crunchie?  Maybe it is all of the above.  The Australians call this classic from my childhood, Anzac biscuits, but in South Africa, it is popularly known as hawermoutkoekies. These quick and easy oat crunchies were always in […]

Delicious banana bread for a healthy lunch box

Didn’t manage to eat all the bananas you bought?  And now all you’re left with is half a bunch of soft, black bananas that no one wants to eat?  Bake a banana bread! Ripe bananas are perfect for this delicious, moist banana bread.  Each slice is packed with potassium and it is easy to make. Banana bread is very […]

Easy, melt-in-your-mouth meringue

Meringue is a brilliant sweet treat that every good cook should learn how to make.  The perfect meringue will be your “old-faithful” when you need a plate of something sweet.   Or make meringues when you’re stuck with leftover egg-whites after making that fantastic Hollandaise or homemade mayonnaise. My mother makes her legendary meringues for every occasion.  […]