We’re all familiar with the adage “you eat with your eyes first” and I couldn’t agree more. I also think that having lots of colour on your plate is always a good idea, but I deviated from this idea in today’s recipe which I developed for Cheers Magazine earlier this year.
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Last week I attended a fabulous event in Joburg with the lovely folks from Sasko. The Sasko Chefs Kitchen took place at the stunning Pick ‘n Pay Good Food Studio in Sandton, and on a rainy Thursday morning the foodies gathered to cook up a Sasko feast.
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How has 2016 been treating you so far? Good I hope! It feels as though things have gotten off to a flying start here at Cupcakes and Couscous HQ with lots of little projects on the go. Just the way I like it.
Continue reading “Fruit and nut chocolate fudge”
I made these sumptuous squares of chocolatey goodness over the weekend and they were just too good not to share! The original recipe comes from “Ottolenghi – The Cookbook” and I adapted it to use ingredients that I had to hand. In the Ottolenghi version they included chestnuts and dried figs (which sounds utterly delicious!), but I opted for creamy macadamias and tart cranberries as these also taste fantastic with white chocolate. I also used chocolate coated digestives instead of the regular ones just to up the chocolate even more – go big or go home, right?
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The macadamia theme continues this week! You may remember that my last post
was inspired by this creamy, crispy nut and this week is no different. Now, where did I leave that G clamp?
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I was inspired to put this recipe together after receiving two bags of fresh macadamia nuts from a lovely friend. She is lucky enough to have a tree in her garden and harvests the nuts every year. They are so delicious – I think I will have to set up a standing order!
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