Tangzhong bread Pizza – Delicious

Turns out the Tangzhong bread dough also makes some really nice pizza. My spouse and I have been making this pizza for a few weeks now – and he loves it!

A New Web-wardrobe

I have been meaning to update the look and feel of my blog for some time now. There are so many beautiful options for site design that it has been difficult to decide on just one. Then I found the Dyad theme, which offered the perfect combination of dynamic layout and visual emphasis. It was…

Date chocolate balls: A healthier take on the classic Swedish treat

Easily digested carbohydrates, magnesium, calcium and B vitamins make these chocolate balls a great post-exercise snack or guilt-free pick-me up. The texture and taste is very similar to traditional Swedish chocolate balls, but without the added fat or refined sugar. One thing I really love about this recipe is how versatile it is. You can…

The perfect bread for sandwiches, toast and hotpockets

My fiancé loves making toast, classic sandwiches and hot pockets. Rustic sourdough with its chewy texture and depth of flavour is not always ideal for this purpose. The texture of rustic sourdough can be too chewy for toast or hotpockets and its rich flavour can easily overpower the toppings of a sandwich. The bread for…

Getting my nutrition knowledge formally recognized

I have had a passion for nutrition since I was a kid – I’ve read all sorts of books, used nutrition to do well in sports and support my studies. During all these years, I never had my knowledge formally recognized, but now it is time! My first step was to take the Foundation in Sports Nutrition at Shaw Academy – an engaging course with an inspirational teacher.

When life gives you lemons, the polymath makes lemonade

Sometimes things do not turn out as planned. This was the case with my last journey. If nothing else, my experience has shown me that it is now time to move on from the politicised and dogmatic world of sustainability and do something entirely different. Here is where being a polymath can turn failure into…

The Larder – Another gem in Cape Town

Next to where I am staying in Claremont, there is a cosy little café called The Larder. From the outside, it is rather unassuming – except for a bold sign claiming “The Best Cinnamon Buns in Town”. Being from Scandinavia, of course, I had to try one. And I must say – these cinnamon buns…