Special occasions

Our top 5 must-try Malaysian cuisines

Published on July 27, 2023

Experience the vibrant essence of Malaysian cuisine in these heart-warming recipes… with our classic MK twist, of course. Sticky chicken meatballs SERVES 4 • TOTAL TIME 45 MIN Ingredients: 800g chicken sausage, casing removed (beef sausages work, too) 2 Tbsp oil FOR THE STICKY SAUCE 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, grated 1cm fresh […]

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Local is lekker! These yummy South African desserts are perfect for Heritage month

Published on July 24, 2023

Rich in heritage and yummy flavours, you can’t go wrong with these local and lekker sweet treats. Try one (or all) of these classics and fabulous twists on South African desserts. You’ll be dishing a second (or third) helping in no time.   Cape Malay Koesisters Makes about 50  // Total time: 50 min plus proofing  […]

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Spinach and feta cannelloni the Italian way

Published on July 12, 2023

This spinach and feta cannelloni recipe shows you how to get the better of your carb craving. The cold season’s appetite for oozing decadence is best met in the comfort of your home. Spinach and feta cannelloni SERVES 4-6 TOTAL TIME 1 HR 10 MIN INGREDIENTS Glug olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 4 cloves […]

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Our top 3 chocolate must-tries

Published on July 7, 2023

CHOCOLATE COCONUT PARFAIT SERVES 10-12 This mousse-like frozen treat gets better with every bite! Chill 1 can (400ml) coconut milk in the fridge. Line a 30cm loaf tin with two layers of clingfilm. Heat ½ cup (100g) brown sugar for xylitol or Sweetly sugar substitute) and 2 Tbsp (30ml) water in a pot over medium […]

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Some of our loyal readers share their dad’s fave meals

Published on June 21, 2023

We catch up with some of our loyal readers who share their Dad’s favourite meals in the lead up to Father’s Day. Spoil the special men in your life with these flavourful recipes.    “One thing about my dad: keep his plate piled up and tummy filled and he’s the happiest man alive! This beer […]

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Soft and sweet indulgent desserts perfect for winter

Published on June 8, 2023

What’s more indulgent and comforting than a chocolate and caramel malva pudding and a red velvet microwave mug cake? Nothing right.  Chocolate and caramel malva pudding  Serves 6-8 • Total Time 40-45 Min  Ingredients FOR THE MALVA   2 cups dark brown sugar   5 large eggs   1 tsp vanilla essence   1¾ cups cake flour   ½ […]

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A Sumptuous Mother’s Day Spread

Published on May 2, 2023

Talk about a Mother’s Day spread! Spoil the women who represent strength in your life with a sumptuous feast fit for royalty says editor Chad January.    Honey and chilli glazed salmon with roast potatoes and pea purée  Serves 4 • Total Time 45 Min    Ingredients FOR THE POTATOES 1kg baby potatoes, halved  Glug olive […]

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Recipes For an Unforgettable Easter Feast

Published on April 5, 2023

We share showstopper mains and sides fit for an unforgettable Easter feast Crispy hake with apricot, coriander and chilli labneh  Serves 4 • Total Time 30 Min [Plus Overnight Resting Time]   Ingredients FOR THE LABNEH   1kg plain yoghurt  1 tsp salt  ¼ cup apricot jam  3 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped  2 tbsp chilli sauce or […]

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Easter Showstoppers With Store-Bought Essentials

Published on April 4, 2023

Make fancy Easter showstoppers with a little help from store-bought essentials – and a shake of sugar and spice.   Classic cinnamon rolls  Serves 10 • Total Time 45 Min [Plus Rising Time]  Ingredients FOR THE CINNAMON ROLLS   500g store-bought dough 1½ cups packed brown sugar 6 tbsp ground cinnamon ½ cup butter, very soft ¼ […]

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Iconic Breads In Celebration Of South Africa’s Diverse Culture

Published on March 27, 2023

With April including big religious celebrations such as Easter, Ramadaan and Pesach (also known as Passover), the MyKitchen team showcases the different iconic breads from each culture/religion. Hot cross buns  Makes 12 • Total Time 1 Hr [Plus Rising]  Ingredients FOR THE BUNS   3 tsp yeast  ¼ cup caster sugar 2 cups warm milk  4 cups […]

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