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Coffee Shop Review: Café on Main

Shahen Naidoo

Coffee Shop Review: Café on Main
I have waited a long time to say that I enjoyed anything gluten free, but I've finally found a gluten free treats that are better than anything I've ever had before. So if you're after gluten free fair you're after, then Café on Main has to be your next stop.

Tasty Tuesday - No fuss Chocolate Cupcakes

Prevani Kistan-Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday - No fuss Chocolate Cupcakes
Every mum needs a go-to recipe for these surprise bake days, so when my son volunteered that he will take chocolate cupcakes for his teacher's birthday tomorrow - baked while he was sound asleep, I had to turn to this recipe.

Tasty Tuesday - Espresso and Rum Truffles

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday - Espresso and Rum Truffles

Every so often I feel a bit indulgent, and these boozy caffeinated confections are just the treat for a luxurious end to an evening. They are so impressive as an after dinner treat and they will add a sophisticated air to your dinner party, yet they're deceptively easy to make. You can make them days before your dinner party, but you are going to need some self restraint to not finish them off before your guests arrive. You can store them for up to 2 to 3 weeks in the fridge and bring them up to room temperature for serving. Ingredients: 100 ml whipping cream 350g dark chocolate drops (or...


What to do with Used Coffee Grounds

Shahen Naidoo

What to do with Used Coffee Grounds
With all our coffee drinking, comes a whole lot of used coffee grounds. It's easy to throw it away in the dustbin? But in the midst of our changing climate, it's our responsibility to reduce our own carbon footprint. Here are a few tips on how to reuse and recycle your used coffee ground from one coffee junkie to another.

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Burgers

Shahen Naidoo

Tasty Tuesday Recipe - Coffee Rubbed Burgers
Up your picnic game with these Coffee Rubbed Burgers on a Sunday picnic lunch. They're delicious to serve immediately, or prepare beforehand and pack into a picnic bag, or even take the patties along and braai at your picnic site. Take along a flask of hot water and your plunger, or a gas burner and a mocha pot along with you for some added inspiration.