Halfway to #100happydays

Some of you might remember the little project from my birthday?! To refresh your memory, go check it out #100happydays. The good news? It has reached the halfway mark… whoop, whoop! For someone who has attempted to start a diary probably a hundred times, this is an absolute achievement. I always had the best intentions of laying my brilliant thoughts onto paper, but in all honesty I got distracted and bored before it even commenced. Truth be told people, it’s a damn right miracle that this blog is still alive! I figured out that I like to babble about what is floating in my head and let’s face it, in the digital age typing is just a breeze compared to putting pen to paper. Plus, there was always the whoops-I-made-a-typo-so-I-fixed-it-with-tipp-ex mess.
With this project, things were even more simple. See something that makes you happy, snap a photo and hashtag it! I figured I like to take pictures, so why not try? My promise to you is not to fall in the 71% below… why don’t you take the challenge too?


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Desireé’s Delectable Melktert

Directly translated: Milktart. What could it be? A tart made from milk? Well, the best I could describe it would be something between cheese cake and a custard slice. Even that does not suffice! You would only understand once you’ve tried the real thing. For my Saffa friends out there, I am sure you all have very fond childhood memories of this dessert!

The recipe below is one that I haven’t made myself, yet. It’s one that I have most definitely had the opportunity to nosh. Yes, it was delectable and more! I also pilfered it from none other than… you guessed it! Desireé! Therefore I am in her debt and forever grateful for sharing her knowledge. She assured me that from all the melktert recipes she has tried and tested over the years, this one is the easiest and tastiest.

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