All things tea

There is a saying that goes “There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea.” And there is a tea for every mood or ailment – from the common black tea to the spicy Chai and exotic violet tea – so find...
There is no better time than Easter to enjoy sweet, chocolaty treats. Raw Avocado Chocolate Mousse A delicious and easy chocolate fondue recipe with fun dipping skewers and dipper ideas.Serves 6 INGREDIENTS • 1 ripe avocado • 1 ripe banana • 1 orange • 3 tablespoons...

Bowls of health

The versatile, healthy, tasty and aesthetically pleasing Buddha bowl is all the rage. If you are trying to get back on track with healthy eating, and being kind to the environment, do it right with Buddha bowls. Far from being the bland, boring, raw hippie bowl packed with seeds and other weird hippie...
If you’re a bit of a whizz in the kitchen, whip up this salad … Tomato with Wasabi Mascarpone and Pine Nut, created by legendary chef duo Craig Cormack and Beau du Toit (who are the brains behind SALT at Paul Cluver). The flavours of the dish are a culinary match made in heaven when served with...
Natura Naturans: The Earth Laughs in Flowers is the name of Chantel Dartnall’s stunning new spring/summer menu for 2018 at Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient, rated as one of the finest restaurants in Africa. The menu – in which Dartnall pays homage to Mother Nature – again features the chef’s signature Botanical...

Mocktail summer

If you don’t drink alcohol or are simply looking to drink a little less of it, there’s no reason to fret: you can still enjoy the sweet pleasures of a cocktail by embracing the mocktail. The secret to a successful mocktail is relying on flavourful ingredients, like fruit juices, homemade syrups, and even non-alcoholic aromatic bitters....
Impress your guests during your next braai with these perfect braai and beer pairings. The refreshing Windermere Cider is brewed as a German-style cider or apfelwein, but the brewers have gone one step further and have developed a pure apple cider recipe with no sugars, preservatives or additives to contaminate the natural fermentation...

Local is lekker

Everyone knows that September in Hartbeespoort means the Hartiwood Food and Film Show Night Market @ Pretville. This year the epicurean extravaganza takes place on Saturday 1st September. As always local and seasonal ingredients are amongst the top tastes. The delicious diversity of South Africa will be everywhere apparent in the...
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