Mango and Orange Mousse

Foodeva Marsay

My Culinary Journey for 2015kicks off with a sweet treat.

I have been so fortunate to have travelled a bit in 2014 and was introduced to so many new and wonderful dishes. I promised myself that I would return back home to South Africa, and give these new dishes, at least “new” to my tastebuds 😉 , a try out. I am enjoying this new “challenge”, and hoping that you all join me as I share with you my, Travel Inspired, recipes that I have throughly enjoyed working on?.

Now Chocolate Mousse is MY all time favourite dessert?. But while in DUBAI, BAHRAIN and even while cruising thousands of miles high above ground, aboard Etihad Airlines , my tastebuds were treated to a light and airy, fruity Mango Mousse. I loved the fresh and light taste of this mousse, and you bet that was the 1st culinary challenge I…

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It’s a Blog Party…KitchenAid Competition


Yudhika's KitchenAid giveaway Yudhika’s KitchenAid giveaway

My blog is a celebration…it’s all about feasting, celebrations and fun…there are some recipes too…but it’s also about my love for food and celebrating that love! To celebrate joining the Mela team, I decided to give away one of my kitchen must have appliances…A Stand Mixer! And over the past few weeks with all the cooking and baking going on, I have fallen in love with this appliance over and over again!

The winner of the KitchenAid Stand Mixer was announced. Renuka Lallbahadur was delighted but it left quite a few people feeling quite blue…so to chase away those blues…I am delighted to announce my next KitchenAid competition….A blue KitchenAid mixer worth R6990 could be yours by entering this competition…..all you have to do is leave a comment…what are you enjoying on the Mela food slot.

Yudhika's KitchenAid Giveaway.... Yudhika’s KitchenAid Giveaway….

Now to enter this competition take note…

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Chai Spice Cupcakes

Chai spice cupcakes (Recipe Shared on by Sajida Jogiat of Watalotwegot 1)

½ lb butter soft

1 1/3 cup sugar.

3 cups flour.

6 tsp baking pd.

4 jumbo eggs.

1 tsp cinnamon pd.

½ tsp mixed spice.

½ tsp ginger pd.                                            ¾ tsp elachi pd.

1 tsp vanilla ess.

Take 1 cup milk and boil it with.

5 tsp tea leaves set aside and cool.              It should be ¾ cup when its done.

Use ½ cup in the cupcakes and

¼ cup in the icing.

Beat all ingredients together till light and fluffy. Scoop into 36 paper cups and bake @ 180 till done.

Cool and ice.


½ lb butter – soft.

2 ½ cups icing sugar.

Beat well

¼ cup milk (from above) boiled till frothy.  Add in a drizzle.                                                 1 tsp cinnamon.

½ tsp vanilla

¼ tsp elachi

¼ tsp ginger pd.                                          Adjust to ur taste

*personal note :I used 3 five roses tea bags instead of tea leaves (Sajida Jogiat of Watalotwegot 1)