Ginger Biscuits

Ginger Biscuits

This is the first time ever that I’ve baked Ginger Biscuits.  I found the recipe in ‘Knuppeldik aan Koningskos’, a recipe book that my mom gave me.  The ginger biscuits did receive the families stamp of approval, as the batch of biscuits only lasted a 

 
Boiled Milk Cookies

Boiled Milk Cookies

This is one of those versatile cookie recipes that my Mom used a lot. She could pipe them into various shapes with her cookie press, roll them into little balls, and decorate them in any way possible. And they were fool-proof. Obviously a few of the 

 
Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

I’ve tried to mix the coconut macaroons manually. I looked at the ingredients in the mixing bowl and thought, no electrical mixer needed, this is easy.  After the third circular movement my arm just couldn’t go any further.  I have a suspicion that my age 

 
No Bake Oats Cookies

No Bake Oats Cookies

This no bake oats cookies take me way back.  I think this was the first recipe that I’ve made on my own. Ben followed in the tradition.  With load shedding last Saturday, Ben stood around in the kitchen not knowing what to do with himself. 

 
Crunchies

Crunchies

When I grew up this was a staple in our house.  As a kid I was so annoyed with my mother for not buying biscuits and sweets.  I always envied the neighbourhood kids with the glass jar full of sweets on the kitchen counter and