• Create a garland presentation with warmed fruit mince- pies enhanced with a delicious cold spoon-on topping. Enjoy as a quick op...
  • You've bought a turkey that requires a moist tasty stuffing, and looking for a recipe? Using cranberry stollen as a basis for a f...
  • A terrific personalised gift from your kitchen! Perfect for those who are not keen bakers, and would appreciate a gift that just ...
  • All of the flavours of Christmas combined into an ice cream dessert that’s perfect for a hot South African Christmas day!
  • A different take on Christmas cake - mini fruit cupcakes topped with a cream cheese vanilla frosting. Hydrangeas are also known a...
  • In October we shared an easy microwave cake recipe. By now they should be well flavoured with brandy, and at their best. Now it’...
  • Look out for attractive (but not necessarily expensive) 1 litre glass storage jars, on sale in gift and kitchen stores and fill t...
  • Purchase each family member their own SPAR Fresh line mini un-iced fruit cake, decorate and personalize each one, for them to enj...
  • A trifle with a serious Christmas Twist! Serve in a large glass bowl for a big family gathering, or layer during preparation, in...
  • Your Auld Lang Syne party fun can be made complete with an impressive centrepiece serving as finger dessert meaning less crockery...
  • There's nothing like a home-made gift to show you care! This is a unique idea for children to prepare and wrap, under your guida...
  • All those little titbits from Christmas Day that tend to clutter up a fridge, can be combined into this terrific one-dish meal th...
  • If Christmas is too hot for a traditional warm pudding, try this ice-cream cake that combines all of the flavours of Christmas in...
  • Mini Christmas cakes enrobed in rum and raisin ice cream and covered by a dramatic, peaked layer of meringue. Could there be a b...
  • An attractively presented dessert basket makes a thoughtful, home-made Christmas gift for a co-worker, teacher or neighbour.
  • Creamy condensed milk, chocolate, coffee and a good dash of whisky makes this liqueur a perfect festive season gift, presented in...
  • A perfect welcome non-alcoholic cocktail for a summer afternoon party.
  • If you are on the hunt for homemade festive gift ideas this year, try these delightful jars of snack-mix ingredients. Packed sepa...
  • An excellent way to welcome friends and family over the Festive Season! Based on the traditional hot version, but with a few twis...
  • This must be the prettiest way of serving olives, cheese and other snacks as a festive holiday treat. You can customise your wrea...
  • Adapted from Rachel Allen’s ‘Bake’ cook book, this festive cake uses cranberries instead of the traditional pineapple or peaches.
  • A frozen version of a chocolate log, filled with a decadent cream cheese, fig, ginger and pecan semifreddo style filling, smother...
  • A rich and satisfying pudding which combines the delicious flavours of dark chocolate and orange with croissants and cream for a ...
  • This simple base recipe can be combined with your own creative genius for any occasion from a birthday to Valentines and Hallowee...
  • A fresh, cool and light dish that's the perfect partner to a heavy main course, this Tsatsiki inspired starter is healthy and del...
  • You’ll get real satisfaction from baking your own moist, flavourful Christmas cake this year. This microwave method is a winner,...
  • Looking for an inexpensive but thoughtful Christmas gift for your gym pals? This After Gym Shake mix is a perfect way to show yo...
  • The addition of nuts and sparkling, jewel-like pomegranate seeds gives this dessert favourite a festive feel. Serve instead of C...
  • Serve this brightly coloured, sparkling drink when friends and family arriving for Christmas Day lunch and start the festivities!
  • This interesting combination of flavours and textures makes this refreshing chilled soup unique and perfect for a steamy South Af...
  • A festive cocktail in Christmas (and SPAR) colours. This cocktail was designed for SPAR's birthday celebration and we thought we...
  • This is the perfect dessert to make ahead of time, and take along as your contribution to a meal for a get-together with friends ...
  • A wonderfully rich fudge that can be made in one bowl in the microwave. Package attractively and give to your loved ones as spec...
  • This festive gammon is crammed with Christmas flavours, tastes delicious and looks really impressive too with its topping of shin...
  • This method of cooking gammon will ''free up'' kitchen workspace on Christmas Day when you are busy with so many chores. Leave th...
  • Teacher and extra-mural instructor gifts can get expensive at Christmas. These attractive, home-made chocolate treats are a grea...
  • This makes an interesting change to individual fruit mince pies and is wonderful served warm with custard or fresh cream.
  • A beautiful pork dish for a special occasion. This is bound to impress and is worth the effort!
  • Try this creative quick adaptation of a traditional Cassata; great for busy families looking for a special summer dessert. Fabulo...
  • This is a lovely cold dessert to serve over the summer festive season. A beautifully decorated pavlova never fails to make a stat...
  • This would make a perfect home-made gift for a special teacher, gym instructor, office colleague or acquaintance to whom you woul...
  • Serve glasses of this chilled alcoholic drink to guests or work colleagues at the office party, as a creamy, all-in-one alternati...
  • Bake a batch of these spicy, festive-flavour biscuits for a Year-End gift for your favourite teachers - they will appreciate the ...
  • Celebrate the New Year in style with a selection of party platters that will keep your guests going until midnight and beyond! C...
  • Pork neck or Kassler chops are both economical pork cuts to enjoy the traditional smoked gammon flavours, without having to buy a...
  • Summer is the perfect time to cook outdoors using your SPAR Good Living kettle braai -take the heat from the kitchen and enjoy ti...
  • Packed with an imported beer from TOPS at SPAR, these special premium quality nuts make the perfect home-made gift for a man this...