We compared mince pies from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths – and we have a new champion and one clear loser

2019-12-18 16:17

This year’s mince pie shoot-out was hotly contested with a 0.6% difference between the winner and runner-up.

Pork pastry rolls

2019-07-01 09:38

Use pork fillet instead of beef. Beef Wellington is delicious but the meat is pricey. Pork fillet can be just as tasty, as this recipe proves.

Secrets to making the perfect tart case - and there's vodka involved

2019-06-04 10:25

Always wondered how to get the perfect tart case that won't fall apart when you take it out the oven?

SA chef bags the chance to work for creator of the world famous Cronut

2019-04-23 11:45

Last month, 24-year-old Carmen Eksteen returned home to Stellenbosch after spending a year as an apprentice with Dominique Ansel in New York City.

Phyllo pastry pizza with butternut and blue cheese

2019-03-18 09:38

Yummy variations on the old favourite are showing up as popular party food.

These 6 different types of pastry will give you serious baking fever

2019-02-08 13:30

Buttery layered puff pastry rolls with a Peppermint Crisp filling or lemon meringue éclairs, there are many ways to indulge in all the delicacies known as pastry.

We compared mince pies from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths – and the loser nearly ruined Christmas

2018-12-20 06:13

We took the hit so you don't end up serving bad mince pies you pretend you made yourself. Because, trust us, there are bad mince pies out there.

WATCH: Geometric cake designs like you've never seen before

2018-09-29 09:30

What do you get when you combine a qualification in architecture and design, with patisserie? Mind-blowing cake creations!

5 Delicious things to do with that store-bought puff pastry lurking in your freezer

2018-09-14 15:55

Grab that rolling pin and get ready to make some magic with your puff pastry.


How to make the perfect Christmas mince pie

2019-12-02 00:00

Store-bought mince pies just don't have that real homemade character. Find out how you can make mince pie magic at home this year!

Rolo pastry braid

2019-06-19 14:58

This recipe is very easy to alter if you don't like Rolo and rather another slab of chocolate, go ahead and swap it out.

15 Recipe ideas for the ultimate Mother's Day brunch

2019-05-09 00:00

From savoury egg muffins to almond croissants, peanut butter bars and heart-shaped French toast!

Seeded shortcrust pizza with chorizo and mushrooms

2019-04-12 12:50

This base is shaped directly on the baking sheet – be sure to use a silicone one.

4 SA pastry chefs share their pro tips for making the perfect milk tart

2019-02-26 13:30

On National Milk Tart Day you have no excuse not to make the most memorable milk tart of your life. Check out these epic tips from some of the country's best pastry chefs.

Cream filled éclairs drizzled with dark chocolate

2019-01-25 16:34

These treats are deliciously indulgent

Inside the world's largest Christmas mince pie factory

2018-12-03 10:31

This factory produces 27 million mince pies a year.

WATCH: The secrets of Senegal’s best breakfast

2018-09-25 15:39

Senegal's popular breakfast consists of a deep-fried pastry and coffee.

WATCH: Fashion meets food - this designer hunts down Parisian desserts to match his chic shoes

2018-08-15 12:02

French pastry chef and graphic designer, Tal Spiegel has a knack for pairing pastry with footware.

The world's best pastry chef has an Instagram account that will make you swoon

2018-07-25 13:52

French chef, Cedric Grolet takes eye candy to another level.

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