Desserts & Baking

Delightful Berry Swirl Cheesecakes

The cheesecakes can be baked the day before and stored in the fridge until just before serving

Deboned leg of lamb

Butterflied Leg Of Lamb

Bright colours, braai and bubbly – gather your friends together for this fun-filled celebration

Pork fillet

Pork Fillet Medallions With Cranberry Sauce

Put together your own Christmas menu from our selection of fabulous mains

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Chocolate rollDF

Step By Step: Star-Studded Chocolate Roll

Make a delicious Swiss roll this festive season

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Ginger biscuits

Gingerbread Shapes

Cut out a selection of shapes and decorate them with dainty designs

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Gluten-free waffles

Gluten-Free: Waffles With Honey And Cream

Gluten-free bakes can be just as indulgently rich and delicious as ‘normal’ treats

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Bread and butter

Spice Up Festivities With A Bread And Butter Pudding

Tuck into this deliciously spicy Christmas dessert

Main Dishes

Roast Sirloin With Brandy And Mushroom Sauce

Everyone’s favourite weekend-roast

Desserts & Baking

Toffee Cheesecake

Spoil everyone with this delicious cake!

Main Dishes
Pork loin

Roll Up For Apple-And-Bacon Stuffed Pork Loin

You can butterfly the pork roast (or ask your butcher to do this) so it flattens out and you can spread the filling over it and roll it up

Custard-filled doughnuts

Indulge In Custard-Filled Doughnuts

These rich and delicious donuts will most definitely satisfy

Desserts & Baking

Carrot Muffins With Cream Cheese Icing

The icing on this old favourite is so tasty, you’ll probably be tempted to tuck in while still mixing!

Gluten-free cheese straws

Gluten-Free Cheese Straws

Quick to make and delicious!

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Gluten-free shortbread

Gluten-Free Shortbread

You don’t have to miss out on this treat if you are following a special diet

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Chocolate pudding

The Most Indulgent Chocolate Pud With Salted Caramel Sauce

Luscious, rich and absolutely decadent, this is the perfect pick-me-up

Breakfast & Brunch

Egg Rolls With Spinach Filling

It’s quick, it’s easy and most of the ingredients are already in your store cupboard

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Step by Step: Bake Chocolate Crunchies

Get the kids to join in and help make a batch of yummy chocolate crunchies

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Crêpe stack

Weekend Crêpe Stack with Blueberry Cream & Sticky Toffee Sauce

Treat your friends and family with this deliciously decadent dessert

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Baked cheesecake

Chocolate and Vanilla Cheesecake

Garnish this already gorgeous (and delicious!) cake with roses and berries

Main Dishes

Cottage Pie with Beans

A family favourite without the hassle

Desserts & Baking

Caramel-nut fudge

Who doesn’t love fudge? This recipe takes sweet to the extreme

Main Dishes

Delish ruby grapefruit roast chicken

A fresh approach to Sunday lunch

Biltong treats

Biltong treats

This quick recipe remains a favourite – be sure to make enough!

Main Dishes
Cheese and ham loaf

Pull-apart cheese and ham loaf

This pull-apart loaf will soon become a family favourite


Heart-friendly swaps

These small changes to the grocery list will encourage a healthier heart

Desserts & Baking
Chocolate squares

Peppermint Crisp chocolate squares

Luscious, rich and absolutely decadent!

Egg roulade

Egg roulade with sweet potato and sage filling

Try this recipe, or add it to your menu if you have vegetarians joining you

Main Dishes

Chicken breasts stuffed with ricotta and sweet pepper

Say goodbye to boring chicken breasts with this easy-to-make recipe

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Milk tart

There are many different versions of this traditional favourite in South Africa, but this is the way Ideas’ food editor Louisa’s mom always makes it

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Decadent fudge duo

Satisfy a sweet tooth with this double-delicious choice