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Gilded Lifestyle
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A lifestyle blogger...with a passion for all thing fabulous!
A lifestyle blogger...with a passion for all thing fabulous!

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Stripes and Colour Block...
Despite it being Autumn, the weather in Johannesburg has been quite comfortable...While I not-so-patiently wait for boot and coat weather, I thought I might share this look with you... I love the combination of stripes and colour block on this abaya. Teamed...

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Banana Puri With A Twist...
Banana Puri... Have you ever wondered how that name came about? I mean, considering that they have no bananas in them, nor do they even faintly resemble a banana! These fragile  fried beauties are made of hundreds of layers of light as air pastry. Made, by ...

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A Bunny Chow To Remember...
A classic South African fast food dish, said to be created in the 1940's, Bunny chow originated in the Port city on Durban. Created by Indians during the apartheid regime, bunny chow was served to Zulu workers who were not allowed into Indian restaurants, d...

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Mielie Bread...
Made some Mielie (corn) bread today. Back in January, when  I posted a pic of this on Instagram, I received so many messages and emails requesting the recipe! Hope you enjoy... Ingredients: 4 mielies (corn on the cob) 1 1/2 cups flour 2 eggs 80 grams butter...

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If You Make One Thing This Week...Mughlai White Chicken Korma
During the Mughal era, the Emperors, known for their opulent and sybaritic ways, would throw grand all white banquets on full moon nights. The terraces of the Agra Fort were bedecked with white carpets, cushions and flowers. All the guests would be dressed ...

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If You Make One Thing This Week...A Chocolate Nut Torte...
These chocolate nut tortes are just the bees knees! I have been making these for years and totally adore them. I'd like to think of them as the Chanel bag of the cake world, since you can dress them up for a party, or dress them down for everyday! This  wou...

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Rose and Pistachio Bundt Cake...
This recipe has been requested so many time, that I have decided to put the recipe on the blog. It is such a flexible recipe, you can use whatever flavourings you desire. Since I hadn't planned on putting this recipe up, unfortunately, I did not take a pict...

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Indian Kheer With Puri
I adore rice puddings. I have discovered that  many countries have some sort of rice pudding in there cuisine. Kheer is an Indian version of rice pudding. This sweet milk based dish is thickened with  rice, and flavoured with cardamom and rose water, enrich...

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Creamy Sweet Potato, Cashew and Coconut Soup...
The overcast, rainy weather hasn't ceased, and I am thrilled! I love days like this...dark and gloomy, the perfect weather to stay home and read, and that is exactly what I have done since yesterday. And of course we need the rain since we have had a partic...

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Rose Scented Baklava Muffins...
We usually bake at the weekend, when we tend to have family for friends dropping by. I prefer baking things that are simple and not too rich or heavily decorated, as those are the kind of things my family prefer on a day to day basis. Something that they ca...
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