Vegetable Roly Poly

Aunty Flori’s quick and easy veggie roly poly makes for a lovely starter, light snack or can be served as a main when chicken or meat added.aunty faunty

Pull Apart Braaibroodjie

There’s nothing more necessary than adding a braaibroodjie to your coals. Or wood. Or however you prefer to prep your braai.

Aloo Paratha

Valota farming offers your farm fresh vegetables and readily packaged Aloo Fry mix for your all time favourite starter Aloo Paratha.

Brazilian Cheese Bread

It is so good! If you haven’t tried it, not to worry I got the recipe for you to make at home. Typically, this bread is gluten free so it make’s it even easier to modify. I hope you enjoy this recipe! It would go perfect with a steak dinner.

Air Fryer-Cranberry Bread

A healthy cranberry bread perfect to be served at breakfast or as a light snack. 

‘Casabe’ – Crispy Cassava Bread

When I lived in Florida, I used to go to this amazing Latin American supermarket where they sold the most amazing crispy cassava bread called ‘Casabe’, which was made with only one ingredient, cassava.

Homemade Toast Bread

Toast bread two ways. I made this bread recently, plain and cinnamon…it’s simply yummy on it’s own or as a side dish.

Cheesy Garlic Bread

Garlic breads are certainly a favorite for all.Nothing can beat the taste of fresh garlic and herbs using in it. It’s totally a comfort food and a quick snacking idea.

My mother’s roti recipe

Sometimes I just like to fry up a stack of rotis and freeze them for a rainy day .These happened a few days ago so my stash is ready to go! You have to try my mom’s roti recipe.This recipe is most definitely a part of my South African Indian heritage.

Zaa’tar Mana’esh! (Za’atar bread)

Zaa’tar Mana’esh! (Za’atar bread). They’re so soft, tangy and just amazing with mint tea! I can’t get enough of them, can you ??

Stone baked Mana’esh b’ Jibneh.

Stone baked Mana’esh b’ Jibneh. They’re Levantine flat bread topped with a mixture of different white cheeses and baked to perfection! The texture is really nice, crunchy outside, soft and fluffy in the middle.

Date Pistachio & Cardamom Braided Bread

This bread is perfect as an appetizer but it also goes well as a side dish to your main course.

Savoury Bread

A bread for any occasion. Makes for the perfect side dish or even as an appetizer.

Fresh cream puri by Jameela Sayed

Puris are great to serve with curries or even eat on its own with a filling of your choice.

Almond and Vanilla Cream Croissants

This recipe is perfect for day old or frozen store bought croissants.

Homemade Maize Flour Tortillas

Once you learn how to make Homemade Maize Flour Tortillas, you’ll never wonder if corn tortillas are healthy again!

The Ultimate Salad Sandwich

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Garlic tawa butter naan

This is the most requested recipe, I’ve posted on my page ! It is quick and easy and really soft and flaky. Enjoy !

Albany Bread-A-Betix Tasty Tzatziki Roll Ups

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This is ideal for BBQ’s and Braai or to be served hot on a Sunday evening with jam and cheese ! Also a cool recipe to use when there is electricity load shedding !

Orange Raisin Scones

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before, but I associate certain foods with special people in my life. Whenever I think about, see or make Scones I think of my grandparents especially my Nan (Grandmother).

Pomegranate & Pistachio Bread

One slice, or two? My guess is you’ll be coming back for more of this delicious gluten free Pomegranate & Pistachio Bread… because it’s just that tasty!

Corn Bread Topped With Peppers

This is really delicious and such a versatile bread. Best served hot with jams and even better plain!

Khaliat Nahl with Cream Cheese or Toffee & Nuts

Khaliat Nahl – Middle Eastern ‘Beehive’ sweet bread buns. Filled with cream cheese or toffee, topped with seeds or chopped nuts and glazed with honey.

Cheese & Jalapeño Scones Recipe

These savoury scones are a delight .Serve warm with butter and tomato jam, or with a bowl of soup.

Good Morning Blueberry & Apple Streusel

A healthy loaf to be eaten any time of the day! It is filled with all kind so of goodness hence the ‘Good Morning’ This is best served warm with butter and honey but just as delicious cold. Enjoy!

Beda Vaari Bread (Savoury French Toast)

I always associate Beda Vaari bread with padkos and since it’s the long weekend, even though we’re not headed off somewhere, I whipped up a batch just to transport me to those lovely road trip memories.


These cheesy pinwheels makes for a great side dish to any main course. They’re are so delicious you can have it on it’s own as well.

Homemade Hamburger Buns Eggless

Homemade Hamburger Buns Eggless are really easy to make at home without eggs and vegan friendly too. Homemade Hamburger Buns are one of the most popular bun in the world. It is also known as Ladi Pav in India.

Chakalaka Bread

This is an absolute “MUST TRY” recipe. It is spicy, moist and delicious!

Farm-Style Bread

This farm style bread is made from oat flour and a few other basic ingredients, and I love this recipe because it doesn’t mean you have to go to the ends of the earth to find ingredients.

Garlic Parsley Rolls

These flavourful rolls are the perfect side for any main course or have it with a lovely warm bowl of soup.


Mosbolletjies is a traditional Afrikaans sweet-bun or bread traditionally made in areas of the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Herbed Bread

A savoury bread with a herby taste.

Mielie Bread with Sundried Tomatoes

This mielie bread recipe is adapted from a recipe I received with the goodie bag. If the thought of making bread from scratch sends you into a panic then this is the perfect recipe for you – it is very easy and contains no yeast.

Cranberry Tea Scones

This recipe is a favourite of mine that I have had for many years. When I bake scones, this is the way I do it! If you are not a confident baker this is an easy recipe to start with.


Nothing beats waking up to the smell of freshly baked Manakish. I remember my mom when she used to wake us up at that smell, and I always try to recreate this feeling for my kids.

Mishtah Bread

Mishtah bread is a traditional Lebanese flatbread that is so rich in flavor. With mahlep as one of it’s key ingredients, it is so aromatic, garanteed to make your kitchen smell so amazing!

Drop doughnuts by Jameela Sayed

Homemade Drop Doughnuts are the perfect sweet treat for a weekend morning, made with a quick, one-bowl batter that is fried until puffed and golden brown.

Corn bread / Mielie brood

I love this bread with any food with lots of gravy . My absolute favourite to eat warm and also serve with braai.

Soft Glazed Donuts

These donuts are very easy to make and ideal for tea time or Sunday morning breakfast.

Baturas/ puris by Jameela Sayed

Puris is an unleavened deep-fried bread, originating from the Indian subcontinent. It is eaten for breakfast or as a snack or light meal.

Apple Pecan Crumble Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Pecan Crumble Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting is delicious for breakfast and tea time.

Garlic Rolls

The fluffiest garlic rolls and they are quick to prepare!

Cinnamon Butter-flake rolls

These cinnamon rolls are delicious for breakfast or tea time. You can also sprinkle some nuts on the vanilla icing if desired.

Two Layer Roti (Padwali Rotli)

Two Layer Roti is very popular in state of Gujarat during summer to serve with Mango pulp. Two Layer Roti is also good to eat with mix vegetables sabji, or any kind of Indian curries.

Zataar Pesto Manoushe

There’s two ways to bake this manoushe, I do have a baking steel for pizzas and some kind of bread to bake them like traditional bakeries for crunchy crust.

Braided Nutella Bread

This bread is damn moist, sweet and filled with gooey nutella. You have to be really generous when it comes to layering the nutella (The more, the better!)

Grilled Garlic Bread

I love this dish! It is so easy to make and so quick. Goes incredibly well with braai/bbq, and now with summer in full swing on my side of the world, this would go great for family and friend occasions.

Afelia’s Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia

Focaccia is an Italian flat bread made with olive oil and yeast, it is often flavoured with herbs, garlic, caramelised onions, tomatoes or cheese. It’s soft, fluffy and delicious and makes a perfect side dish to a main meal or can be served with dips to snack on.

Herbed Tin Loaves

I love making bread any kind and I could eat freshly baked bread all day, everyday. Sometimes it’s really hard to make the perfect bread but with the recipe I used it wasn’t hard at all.

Amritsari Aloo Kulcha

Amritsari Aloo Kulcha is a delicious Indian recipe served as a main, or breakfast. Basically or traditionally Kulcha make in a clay tandoor, flour dough is rolled into a flat, round shape and baked in an earthen clay oven until golden brown.

Turkish Simit Bread

Whenever I go to Turkey, I love having the famous Simit bread loop every morning. And I always make sure to carry with me back home.

Baked Camembert with Garlic Toast

I was so excited for winter to come this year, but now looking at these bright photos of Baked Camembert and Garlic Toast taken on a sunny lunchtime in August, I miss summer.

Favorite Garlic Knots

These classic tasty garlic knots are a thing of perfection. An absolute crowd pleaser! You wouldn’t believe how good this is!!!

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Roll

If you have never tried a Texas Roadhouse roll you really need to give this recipe a try. These rolls are so delicious that you won’t be able to stop at just one

Olive and Rosemary Artisan Bread

My love affair with homemade bread is a never-ending quest. I enjoy every aspect of the process.

Sheermal (Eggless)

Kashmiri Sheermal has a special place in Kashmiri cuisine. It is a little thicker variety similar to a round naan in appearance, but crisp and layered, and sprinkled with sesame seeds.

Butter Garlic Naan without Tandoor/Oven

Butter Garlic Naan is most familiar in the South Asian countries like India, Pakistan and in all restaurants and roadside dhabas.

Date Molasses Oatmeal Rolls

I think this is the easiest bread recipe I’ve ever made so far. If you are beginner, this recipe won’t be an obstacle, you will love the sweet fluffiness under the thick crust …don’t forget the butter!!

Coriander Sesame Flatbread

Coriander Sesame Flatbread…the name says it all. A wonderful marriage of flavours that make your tastebuds do a little jig. And don’t even get me started on the texture…heavenly, to say the least. Soft and pillowy, light yet satisfying with every bite!

Khaliat Al Nahal/Beehive Sweet Buns

Soft, buttery rolls filled with feta cheese and soaked in sugar syrup.

Rogni Naan by Jameela Sayed

The classic naan bread that makes for a perfect side dish with your curries.

Orange & Thyme Scones

Teatime was a big part of growing up in South Africa. My mom would invite her friends over during the week. While the kids played she would quickly whip together a fresh batch of scones. She’d serve it with a steaming cups of sweet, “5 Roses” milk tea.

Adjaruli Khachapuri/Georgian Cheesy Flatbread

Adjaruli Khachapuri is a Georgian baked cheesy flat bread.

No Yeast Whole Wheat Garlic Naan

No Yeast Whole Wheat Garlic Naan is a North Indian flat bread, infused with a nice garlic & coriander flavor…! I love to make this best naan recipe all the time & it is a very easy-peasy.

Burnt Butter Banana Bread

Burnt butter adds a delicious nutty flavour to both sweet and savoury dishes, so when I added this to my traditional banana bread recipe, the results were gorgeous!

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha is a bread dish originating from the Indian subcontinent. I made my version which was so light and fluffy and served it with a yogurt dip and red chutney.

Garlic Chicken Roll

This yummy garlic chicken roll can be served as is or with salad and it’s ideal for kids’ lunch or you can prepare it for a picnic.

Fresh Pea Pesto and Ricotta Bruschetta

Freshly made pea pesto on a ricotta bruschetta perfect for a quick snack or served as a starter.

Garlic Naan

This garlic butter naan recipe makes for a perfect side dish for all your curries.

Figs with Labneh & Honey on Toasted Bread

At taste sensation with a mix of flavours on this yummy snack. Toasted french loaf with the creamy labneh, topped with figs and honey.

Egyptian Dukkah, Ricotta and Fig Bruschetta

The soft sourness of the ricotta is perfect with the sweetness of the fresh figs and the saltiness of the roasted dukkah

Soft Gooey Cinnamon Rolls with Idaho Potatoes

These cinnamon rolls are super soft, stays fresh for several days. They’re sweet, but not too sweet, and the recipe contains a half pound of mashed Idaho potatoes!

Carrot and Banana Bread Recipe

The key to making this bread is that the carrots and bananas should be slightly over ripe (this trick works for a blasé banana bread as well).

Chicken & Cheese Bread Cups

Chicken and Cheese Bread Cups are simply delicious and they stay crispy for a long time. It is best served while hot.

A Bunny Chow to Remember

Home made buns, filled with a creamy chicken and potato curry, and topped of with a sweet and tangy salad and some minty yogurt.

Sweet Potato & Sage Bread

This bread is as good as a store bought loaf and slices perfectly! I serve with a roasted garlic butter and extra rock salt.

Herb Focaccia

This homemade artisan herb focaccia is not only aesthetically appeasing, but offers a burst of interesting flavour (mouthwatering, indeed)!

Feriel Sonday’s Cocktail Rolls

A must have on a Sunday evening or just about any day. Serve with eye part corned beef or cheese.

Raisin Loaf

Raisin Loaf is exceptionally easy to make, it is also very versatile and can be enjoyed anytime. You do not require an occasion or an excuse to make this loaf. Serve warm with butter.

Soft Buttery Pumpkin Dinner Rolls

This recipe for soft, buttery pumpkin dinner rolls makes 12, but it’s easily doubled if you have at least a 6-quart mixer. These are the perfect, soft, savoury dinner roll.

Armenian Easter Bread / Choereg

This Armenian Easter Bread, or Choereg, is made from a sweet, enriched dough perfumed with mahleb and fennel. It will be a sweet addition to your Easter brunch.

Soft Sandwich Buns with Idaho Potatoes

These Soft Idaho Potato Sandwich Buns are flavourful, soft, and squishy, and they stay that way for days.

Vanilla Brioche Bread Pudding with Raspberries

An incredibly indulgent treat, yet so easy and quick to throw together! Brioche bread is drenched in a Vanilla Scented simple Pudding mixture, scattered with Raspberries.

Chai-Spiced Wholewheat Banana Bread

It is light and moist with a super tender crumb and is spiced up with classic Chai spices for a wonderfully aromatic loaf.

Olive Soda Bread

A moist, dense bread – perfect for toasting or making toasted cheese-and-tomato sarmies.

Dutch Dinner Rolls (Giraffe Bread)

What makes this recipe unique is the way it looks (close to a giraffe design), the sweet crunchy topping and the smell of the bread itself while its baking in the oven.

Mediterranean pizza

The fresh flavors of the Mediterranean have always been one of my favorite. You know the lemon, feta, za’tar and sumac. Ahh, I could make anything out of those ingredients and be content.


Focaccia has always been one of my favorite breads with its crispy golden outside and moist and soft insides. You can eat this bread alone, dip it in olive oil or bake with with toppings such as peppers, tomatoes or olives.

Olive Bread

I instantly fell in love with green and black olives from Spain, Black olives from Greece. Saudi has olive bars everywhere and you can try and buy all of them.

Arabic pita bread

My mamma gave me a homemade cookbook when I got married and it contained this recipe and has since been the only pita bread recipe that I have ever used. Why change a good thing right?

The Perfect Soft Rolls

These little soft and fluffy clouds are the perfect side dish. Yesterday I made a pot of potato soup and these to accompany it.

Corn Muffins

These dainty muffins are the perfect side dish for a main course or light meal. They are moist on the inside with bites of whole kernels and crunchy on the outside.

Dixie Cornbread

This recipe is straight off the back of Aunt Jemima white bag of cornmeal and the only recipe that I use. Cornmeal is an essential staple in the Southern Kitchen and is a product that is rare for me to find here in Saudi.

Superfast Pitta Bread Pizzas

Here is how to make my Superfast Pitta Bread Pizzas! This is the quick version, the original recipe involves cooking the tomato sauce with a few more ingredients and definitely has a fuller flavour.

Strawberry Banana Bread (Gluten Free + Vegan)

This Strawberry Banana Bread is loaded with so much juicy fruit flavour! Gluten free, made with healthier ingredients but still absolutely divine!

Buns in the oven

I’ve baked bread before, but nothing that tastes quite as lovely as my mother’s. Then again, what child doesn’t enjoy her mother’s food more that her own?

Basic Breadsticks

These wonderful breadsticks are made with all-purpose flour and are perfect on it’s own or when having it with your meals.

Rosemary Bread

This easy recipe brings incredible taste and fragrance to any dinner table.