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Tahila’s French Macaron Recipe

The food most like me would be a traditional French macaron with a chilli chocolate ganache filling. This is because the appearance is what you would expect of a macaron, but the flavour is a surprise.

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Caramel Profiteroles Recipe

I specifically chose this recipe because it was one that I really perfected under Jenny Westwood’s guidance, my home economics teacher at St. John’s and it’s now in my cookbook! St Johns will always have a special place in my heart. I hope you enjoy making these as much as I did.

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Anele's Belgium Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Anele has chosen to share her home-cooked favourite - a perfect recipe to try over the festive season. “This is a very quick and easy recipe which I enjoy baking,” she says. “Whenever friends or my two nieces visit, I make Belgian chocolate brownies. Most people enjoy chocolate, and these are best served with creme fraiche and a good cup of hot chocolate.”  Anele has a seriously decadent sweet tooth.

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Ginger and almond pie with Wedgewood Nougat Recipe

Are you looking for a delicious dessert to create this Winter? Wedgewood Nougat and Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine have teamed up to create this scrumptious ginger and almond pie. ‘I crave pecan pie, so this is my take on the traditional pie – made even more delicious with the additional Wedgewood Angels Nougat Biscuit base and Nougat chunks,’ Jackie tells us.

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Rebecca Bourhill's Bobotie

Rebecca Bourhill, of Rustenburg in North West Province, would spend her holidays working with me - like every holiday from the age of 16. Her life is food and her enthusiasm is very evident. A close-knit family, Granny Iris would make this dish to celebrate her son’s visits from the army, and it became a family favourite. “Bobotie is a typical Cape Malay dish with an egg custard topping. "My gran would make it using mutton mince and later changed to half mutton and half beef because of the expense factor. I now use pure beef and find that a fattier mince works best for the flavour that one gets,” she explains.

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