The son of a London sweetshop owner, Charles Gordon Maynard wanted to create a sweet that could be savoured like a fine wine.


Sometimes it’s crazy to imagine parts of the world without their modern-day heritage.  Imagine Italy without tomatoes or America without Mustangs, and yet not so long ago this was the case.


Shimeji mushrooms wrapped in bacon is a delicious and easy-to-make appetizer or snack. The mushrooms are wrapped in bacon, just like these whiskey shots, and then baked until the bacon is crispy. The soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic powder, and black pepper give the mushrooms a delicious flavor. This dish is sure to please everyone who tries it!


If you’re looking for a unique and flavorful appetizer to impress your guests, look no further than this delicious Chestnut Pâté recipe. Pâté is a rich and smooth spread made from finely minced ingredients, usually meat or vegetables, mixed with various seasonings. In this recipe, we’ll be using chestnuts as the main ingredient, resulting in a creamy and nutty flavor that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.


Up your french fries game by broiling them with a tequila-spiked cheese topping. Wonderfully decadent, sinfully delicious and simply irresistible. For those who prefer a greener diet, then these cheesy cannabis fries will make you high!


Bacon jam is that perfect mixture of salt, sweet, and savory that can surprise people into wanting to go back for more again and again.  The unique flavor, the fun texture, and how sensationalized bacon generally make this a fun ingredient everyone should have in their kitchens. These recipes aren’t very strict, so make sure to make them your own! 


The following recipe is for those humans who enjoy carbs and alcohol. The genius behind food blog Oh Bite It created Tequila Shot Doughnut Holes for those of us who love Tequila and doughnuts!


Ouma Pottie was the queen of bacon ball recipes. She was also the queen of brandy. She poured a glass of brandy just as I like it today – straight up and on the rocks. She had a thing for a good bottle of South African Brandy. No matter the time of day, week or month, she will always have a little bit of Olof Bergh or something slightly more upmarket stashed away in the back of her wardrobe cupboard. “You never know what the day might bring”, she used to say, pouring a dash in her tumbler before missioning to the kitchen to make a batch of her famous brandy bacon balls.


Make your ouma proud and use this Cape Malay Pampkoenkoekies recipe to make traditional Pumpkin fritters like a legitimate South African citizen! Serve these delicious pillows of comfort with breakfast, tea or with a steaming bowl of soup.


Sweetened with agave nectar and spiked with tequila. Enough said. We thank brothers Frederick and Louis Rueckheim for the caramel popcorn and Mexico for the Tequila!