Desserts & Baking


Decadent, delicious and oh, so worth it!

Desserts & Baking
Old fashioned farm rusks

Old-Fashioned Farm Rusks

This traditional South African favourite is sure to add to happy family days

Desserts & Baking
Bauble biscuits2

Beautiul Bauble Biscuits

Biscuits make great decorations, gifts and tea-time treats for family and friends

Desserts & Baking
Heart biscuits

Raspberry Jam Hearts

When good food and beautiful packaging meet!

Main Dishes
Pork fillet

Pork Fillet Medallions With Cranberry Sauce

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

Desserts & Baking
Ginger biscuits

Gingerbread Shapes

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

Main Dishes
Leek and mushroom pie

Hassle-Free Family Meal

An easy-to-prepare meal the whole family will enjoy: Leek and mushroom pie with lemon mash

Custard-filled doughnuts

Indulge In Custard-Filled Doughnuts

These rich and delicious donuts will most definitely satisfy

Desserts & Baking

Coffee Cake For Tea

Indulge all your guilty pleasures in one go with this chocolate and coffee infused cake

Breakfast & Brunch
Cheese and parsley muffins

Cheese And Parsley Muffins

These muffins are best eaten on the day, but if you need to save time, bake them the day before and heat through before serving

Pumpkin fritters

Pumpkin Fritters With Rosemary And Thyme Syrup

Add a delicious and healthy dimension to your dishes with fresh herbs

Desserts & Baking

Strawberry Custard Tart

Enjoy this delicious bake outdoors, for a relaxing afternoon tea

Main Dishes

Midweek Meat Ragout

This tender meat stew is packed with flavour. Freeze now, use later

Desserts & Baking
Crêpe stack

Weekend Crêpe Stack with Blueberry Cream & Sticky Toffee Sauce

Treat your friends and family with this deliciously decadent dessert

Bacon and cheese fritters

Bacon and Cheese Fritters

Make these for a lazy, late breakfast – or a quick weeknight supper

Desserts & Baking
Fortune cookies

Step by step: Make fortune cookies

Follow these steps to learn how to make your own fortune cookies

Main Dishes

Lemon chicken rissoles

Quick and easy – this zesty dish has you covered

Desserts & Baking

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

Main Dishes

Vietnamese-style filled pancakes

Add a delicious and healthy dimension to your dishes with fresh herbs

Desserts & Baking

Chocolate soufflé

Although this recipe is lower in fat it is really delicious

Desserts & Baking

Ricotta and orange doughnuts

Indulgence guaranteed with this decadent white-chocolate dessert

Desserts & Baking

Basic recipe: Vanilla cake

A must-have basic recipe that you can trust

Breakfast & Brunch
Potato cakes

Chive and potato cakes with cream cheese and smoked seafood

Treat someone special with a beautiful breakfast

Desserts & Baking
Chocolate brownies with orange liqueur

Chocolate brownies with orange liqueur

A deliciously decadent dark chocolate treat – enough said

Desserts & Baking
Oats cookies

Lunchbox idea: Make oats cookies in 30 minutes

These deliciously crunchy biscuits are easy to prepare

Breakfast & Brunch
Spinach pancake

Spinach-stuffed pancakes

Instead of rolling up the pancakes individually, make a pancake stack by layering pancakes and filling, then slice into wedges to serve

Desserts & Baking
Chocolate and berry squares

Diabetic-friendly chocolate and berry squares

There’s no need for anyone to miss out on this sweet treat!

Breakfast & Brunch
Potato cake

Potato cake with salmon and egg

Breakfast sorted in a delightfully delicious way

Fish and chips

Fish in beer batter with tandoori spiced chips

Have a right royal time with a modern take on a British themed recipe


Chocolate pizza with ice cream and berries

Deliciously decadent!