Bobotie is made from a spiced minced beef and a savoury custard topping. Traditionally, dried fruit is added to the mince mix and I use raisins and grated apple apples. Usually bobotie contains bread soaked in milk, but I use mashed beans instead. Don't be put off by the long list of ingredients - it is very easy to make and you can easily make double the quantity to freeze for another day.
It's Easter and yesterday I had a strong craving for hot cross buns. These spiced fruit buns are common in the UK and traditionally eaten on Good Friday. This recipe creates a crusty hot cross bun, a bit different to the normal soft variety you buy in supermarkets across the UK, and more like the... Continue Reading →