Sandy’s Recipes

Vegan Chocolate cake with coconut and mix berries mousse

I really enjoy making vegan cakes lately. They are so much fun to make. I have to always make a research and then I like to create my own recipe. I am very happy to share this recipe with you. I made this vegan chocolate cake with coconut and berries mousse specially for my friend….

Recipe of Ecuadorian spiced berry drink “Colada Morada”

Every since I was a young girl, I remember my grandmother making Colada Morada at home with anticipation of the 2nd of November! She always made the most tasty Colada Morada, which is a very traditional Spiced Berry Corn Drink served all over Ecuador during the month of October and November. If you have ever…

Ecuadorian bread “Guagua de pan”

Guaguas de pan are very traditional sweet breads from Ecuador. They are consumed on the 2nd of November to celebrate the Day of the death “El día de los muertos”. Guaguas de pan are very popular in the month of October and November. Guaguas de pan are always accompanied by the traditional drink called “Colada…

Homemade Pizza

Since I started making pizza at home, my idea of buying pizza change completely. Now I can make pizzas at home with this delicious pizza dough recipe. I can fill my pizzas with any ingredient that I like. It is a very easy recipe to prepare and you can enjoy it with your family and…

Vegan Orange and Almonds Chocolate cake

This is the first time I make a vegan cake and it was a nice experience. My friend is vegan and it was her birthday the other day. She had never had a cake for her birthday so I decided to give it a try and make her a special cake for her birthday. I…

How to make Sourdough Bread

There is nothing better than a homemade Sourdough Bread, which is a bread made with sourdough starter, salt, water and flour. You won’t need yeast to make your very own Sourdough Bread at home, but you are going to need to first make your Sourdough Starter. If you want to learn how to make your…

Rotis Recipe

The Roti is also known as Chapati, and are the most traditional flat bread from India and are very popular in South Africa and many other countries. Rotis came to South Africa in the 19th century and became very important in the Durban cuisine as they are usually eaten with curries. Rotis date back to…

Honey Nougat with almonds and cranberries

For the recipe we will need the following ingredients: Process: Roast your almonds and chop them roughly. Keep them separate for later. Add the honey in a pot and boil it until it reaches 120 °C In the meantime add the egg whites to the mixer.Start mixing them using a whisk, when start forming a…

Tree Tomato Hummus

Tree Tomatoes, also known as Tamarillos come from the Andes of Ecuador, Peru, Colombia and other South American countries. You can find them in different colors, predominantly orange and red. The orange Tree Tomatoes are sweeter than the red ones which are tarty and have a rather astringent flavor. Uses of Tree Tomatoes include: Tree…

Banana Bread

Banana bread is a type of quick bread. It is made with mashed bananas. It is moist and flavorful. I prefer to use ripe bananas because they have more flavor and they are more sweet than the unripe bananas. Banana Bread Recipe: Ingredients: 4 Bananas 125 gr Brown Sugar 70 gr Unsalted butter 3 Eggs…

Homemade Orange Marmalade Recipe

Since I move to South Africa I felt in love of Orange Marmalade. The flavor, The Texture and Tarty taste captivated me. I like to take advantage of the seasons. In South Africa we are almost at the end of winter so It is the perfect time to use your citrus fruits. You need a…

How to start your own Sour Starter or Masa Madre at Home

What you need to know before you start making your own Masa Madre at home? – You need to be able to make bread at least once a week. – You need to consider that having your own Masa Madre requires time and effort because it´s alive and If you don´t feed her it will…

How to make Pancakes with Sour Starter or Masa Madre.

What to do with your leftover masa madre or sour starter? Well I will give you a nice recipe of Pancakes so you don´t have to waste your sour starter. Let´s go with the recipe. Ingredients: For the Initial mix you will need: 42 gr Honey 227 gr Warm water 6 gr Salt 2 unit…

Kombucha

Everything start it when my partner and I decide to buy a new car, we went to fetch the new car at the previous owner house and his wife had Kombucha in her kitchen. She kindly offer me some scoby to take home an start my own KOMBUCHA. I always want it to do it….

The perfect cup of Hojicha Roasted Green Tea

Hojicha is a roasted green tea from Japan. What I really love about this tea is the taste: A light refreshing but flavorful, with a fine roasted aroma and notes similar to black teas, dark almost red in color. I discovered this tea when I was doing the last project for my Master and our…

Carrot Cake

This easy carrot cake recipe takes about 20 minutes to prepare, 45 minutes to bake in the oven at 180°C, an hour to cool down after baking the carrot cake, and 10 minutes to decorate. Total time needed to complete this recipe: 2 hours 10 minutes from start to finish For the recipe you will…

Christmas Cake

Christmas cake is an English tradition. The trick to make a good Christmas cake is time. All Christmas cakes are made in advance. Many people make them in November a month before December for Christmas. You have to keep it upside down in a tightly closed container, a small amount of Brandy or Sherry or…

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Bon Bons

Bon bons Work with chocolate is the best thing that a pastry chef can do. Chocolate is such a special ingredient, made with a lot of work. There is a big process behind from the cocoa bean to have a piece of chocolate. To create bonbons you need a few things. First a mould to…

Desserts and more desserts

There is nothing better than a nice dessert sweet but not to sweet, fruity, chocolate, nutty and creamy. I will show you a few of my creations. Verrines I love verrines, they are easy to make and you can fill them with whatever you feel like. in this case a made a white chocolate mousse,…

5 Ways To A Healthy Lifestyle- 5 Maneras a una vida sana

Less sugar and carbs, more fruits and veggies.  Less driving and more walking or cycling to work.Whether you it be running, walking, dancing, cycling, gyming, swimming, or any other exercise regiment, adding 30 minutes of exercise to your daily routine will keep your body in shape and your mind activated. There is no diet in…

Best breakfast in the world – El mejor desayuno del mundo

Best breakfast in the world – El mejor desayuno del mundo There is nothing better then the smell of coffee in the morning when you just wake up. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. You need energy to start your day. So what is the best breakfast in the world for me….

Healthy desserts -Postres sanos

Desserts are usually considered something that you would eat during a celebration or a special occasion but it doesn’t have to be like that. You can stay healthy and eat a dessert everyday if you know how to make healthy alternatives. We all enjoy the sweet things in life and some will argue that our…