Diwali is here, ringing in the beginning of the festive season and the end of a hectic year

The festival of light is just what we need after months of anxiety and frustration. It is the perfect reason for good cheer neighbourliness and celebration.
If the week has gotten the better you, we’re coming to your rescue with quick and easy Diwali recipes that are simply divine.

Almost too cut to eat soji cake pops

Nothing says’ celebration like cake pops. Bianca Naidoo’s Indian twist on the everyday vanilla cake pop has a second twist to it. Her Soji cake is made from Taystee Wheat instead of Soji (semolina).
Kershnee Kallee, Marketing Manager at Jungle, says that although there are so many dishes that come to mind when you think of Diwali, the festival is most famous for its sweet goods. “One of the most commonly baked Diwali dishes has to be Soji Cake, which is most commonly made with Semolina; however, bakers can also use Taystee Wheat which is a staple in so many homes due to its versatile nature.”

Soji Cake Pops Recipe

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Traditional Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun means rose berry and that is exactly what these milky bulbs taste like…
Similar to the South African Koeksuster but more aromatic with delicately balanced flavours, this milk-based treat is steeped in rose flavoured syrup giving it a distinctly floral taste.
Gulab Jamun is an Indian dessert also popular Nepal, Pakistan, the Maldives, and Bangladesh. They are typically a celebratory food, perfect for Diwali and other festive celebrations. Tuck into these rose flavoured balls of happiness for a taste like no other.

“Rose flavoured balls of happiness”: Delicious Gulab Jamun Recipe

Simply delicious Vada

This delicious Indian snack is the perfect on the go comfort food.
It is wholesome delicious and packed with nutrients making it not only the perfect finger food but also a great lunchbox snack.

Flavourful Vada Recipe

Rich and indulgent Chocolate and Rose Indian Milk Cake Recipe

There are few things as decadent as roses and chocolates.
This traditional Indian chocolate cake is the perfect celebratory food and one of the very few mays to make a chocolate cake even better.

Chocolate and Rose Indian Milk Cake Recipe


The 5 minute 5 ingredient trifle everyone will love

The 5 minute 5 ingredient trifle everyone will love

Although this quick and easy trifle recipe uses store-bought items it is still delicious and best of all only takes about 5 minutes to make assemble.   Ingredients 1 store-bought sponge cake (Checkers has a great Madeira cake) Subscribe to […]

Gingerbread cookies recipe

Get creative in the kitchen with the kids with these delicious and spicy ginger cookies. The perfect teat time snack!

Gourmet Schnitzel Butternut Bowls recipe

Try this delicious butternut dish for your special family meals and every other day too.

Individual tiramisu & caramel Trifles recipe

Classic egg and coffee custard makes a stunning summer dessert…

Basque burnt cheesecake recipe

This delightful creation could be called an anti-cheesecake as it is almost opposite to a traditional cheesecake.