• Best pots and pans

    Hi, I am on the market to purchase a new set of pots (1 casserole, 1 frying pan and 1 saucepan) I really want to purchase a set that will not cost an arm and a leg but also quality. Any suggestions?

  • Crunchy ice cream

    I don’t have an ice cream maker and my ice cream ALWAYS lands up with crystals. Such a disappointment! How do I make creamy ice cream without churning it?

  • your best chicken recipe for a braai

    I am looking for an interesting yet delicious main mail chicken recipe for the braai. I have found a few recipes but as yet, I have found nothing that blow my mind. All suggestions are welcome!

  • Grilled cheese sandwiches

    Does anyone remember the Grilled Cheese sandwiches which Garlicks in Cape Town served in the restaurants in the 1960’s and ’70’s? It was a cheese and egg mixture I think. Please I would love the recipe.

  • Lasagne

    Can somebody please advise me if I have to precook Woolworths Lasagne dried Pasta if I am going to bake the dish in the oven.

  • Hollow cakes

    I like to think of myself as a pretty good cook but I am at a loss these last few times I have baked. I’ve tried these receipes before and they always look and taste amazing but lately, whatever I bake rises lovely in the oven, but when its cooling flop horribly down in the […]

  • muffins

    Dear Abigail I am not a regular baker. I am however able to cook properly. I have moved into an apartment with an oven that I am not sure is the culprit. I have a recipe for muffins which I have tried three times now with ingredients that are fresh, room temperature and correctly measured. […]

  • Bottled Minced Coriander

    I was given a bottle of Minced Coriander which I find quite awful as it is very vinegarey. Please help with suggestions as to what I can use this for or in.


    Have just made the basic home-made mayonnaise form Abigail’s recipe, but want something more tangy. What can I add to get a good result.