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[gallery size="large" columns="2" ids="16363,16364,16365,16366"] Desmond has been working very hard to show his beautiful garden to the public - thank you to everyone who dropped by on Saturday 3 November '12. Date for next year 9 November 2013. ...

I read in our  guest book :  ' Thank you for the hospitality. You'll see us again!!!' The biggest compliment a guest can pay any guest house is to return again. This morning I ran a marketing report and was surprised to see that 24% of...

That actually stands for Bread and Butter Pudding. This recipe is perfect for turning left-over croissants into a delicious dessert, but consider this: made in an individual ramekin and offered as a little breakfast starter - with plain yoghurt and a berry or prune compote? Why...

Older residents of George still remember raids into the apple orchards at Fairview -when it was finally decided to develop the suburb of Bergsig there was much debate whether to call the suburb Appelboord or Bergsig! Wwe still have one apple tree left. By popular request:...

Secrets first: we cook apple slices in a small quantity of water with one heaped teaspoon of sugar. These apple slices go into the bottom of the cake tin. This is how Probst Bakery used to do it in Walvis Bay and the Benkies love...

Guests I'll always remember? Well, shortly after I opened doors I received a booking for three policeman to share the family room. Now that sounded a bit weird, but the agent confirmed: three gentlemen and they had to share a room and could I please...

POTATO WAFFLES 500ml Mashed potato; Little butter; Salt and Pepper; 125ml Flour; 2.5ml Baking powder. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Cook waffles on waffle iron until golden and crisp. Cut into wedges. BUTTERMILK WAFFLES 2 Cups self raising flour; 1 Teaspoon bicarbonate of soda; 2 Teaspoons sugar; Pinch salt; 2 Eggs; 90g Butter; ¼ Cup buttermilk. Sift self raising Flour,...

My daughter is a food stylist and opened my eyes to the importance of food presentation. We eat with our eyes before we taste with our mouths… A few rules: • Garnishes should be edible. Yes, that goes for flower and / or leaves too… • Keep...

Gert and Johannes earning some holiday money by doing the edging for us - the building industry closed early this year and they were very glad about this 'stukwerk'. We were so impressed with their craftsmanship....