About Tandy

I am passionate about using regional, seasonable and sustainable produce when I cook. I live in Gordons Bay with my husband and dogs. Dave and I are busy building a house which is an adventure all in itself. Each year we visit a new place overseas to experience the food of the area. Follow along on our adventures!

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Recipe For Koeksisters Made With Spices

Koeksisters are a traditional confectionary of the Afrikaans community in South Africa. It is made from braided dough that is fried and then dipped in syrup. A koesister is a Cape Malay treat of yeasted dough that is also deep-fried. Influenced by Indian cuisine they make use of spices such as cinnamon, aniseed, ginger and cardamom as well as … Continue reading Recipe For Koeksisters Made With Spices

Recipe For Hibiscus Syrup Made With Dried Flowers

When searching for inspiration for our Burns Night dinner party I came across a recipe from Tom Kitchin. His recipe was for hibiscus pannacotta with floating islands and strawberries. I made hibiscus mousse with blueberry meringues, hibiscus syrup and served it with fresh berries. Head straight on to the Recipe For Hibiscus Syrup ♥ Sometimes, … Continue reading Recipe For Hibiscus Syrup Made With Dried Flowers