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Beach Pasta: Easy, Cool and Refreshing!

It's summer. It's hot. You're hungry, you don't feel like cooking. The kitchen is your least favourite place on earth. Ta-daaa! Beach Pasta. This recipe is adapted from the original in the classic Pasta Fresca by Viana La Place and Evan Kleinman, and is still one of my go-to favourites for...

New Cookbook: Celebrate with Lorna Maseko

  Lorna Maseko has just released a cookbook, so let's Celebrate with her! In Celebrate with Lorna Maseko, the former professional ballet dancer and well-­known TV personality shares her personal food journey in an enthusiastic love letter dedicated to you. She takes you into the heart the township of Alexandra and tells where her...

Creamy Smoked Chicken and Chive Pasta

This. THIS. On a cold and drizzly day, this creamy, dreamy, Smoked Chicken & Chive Pasta is literally all I want to cook and eat. Serve with a glass or two of nicely chilled Spier’s new Seaward Chardonnay 2018 for extra bliss. The recipe is designed to serve two, but the quantities...

Bringing Sexy Back with Rooibos Tea

If you stabbed me at any given time of the day or night, I'd probably bleed tea. My favourite beverage by far, there is simply no such thing as 'too much tea' in my book. Over the years, I've happily experimented with infusions, tisanes, green teas, white teas, black teas,...

Pork and Fennel Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Pork mince is incredibly versatile and I cook with it often - in meatloaf, a gazillion Asian recipes with or without noodles and, most often, tender little meatballs. This recipe from Spier is a welcome update on your regular beef meatball method, with the addition of fresh fennel. Serve...

Fragrant Cape Malay-Style Prawn Curry

Cape Malay-style Prawn Curry The great thing about a seafood curry is that it cooks in much less time than a meaty curry. This simple, fragrant prawn dish is slightly sweet and deliciously mild (add a dash of chilli powder if you like yours hotter). It also works very well with...

Mushroom Pasta with Cream, Garlic and Parmesan

Mushrooms, pasta, cream, garlic and Parmesan - a dream team for a winning meal. My advice would be to use fresh portabellini or field mushrooms if you can't find really, really good quality dried porcini at a decent deli. PLEASE do not buy the dried porcini sold at supermarkets,...

Granadilla & Condensed Milk Baked Cheesecake

GRANADILLA & CONDENSED MILK BAKED CHEESECAKE Recipe by Sebastian Newman in conjunction with Rhodes Quality Serves 8   INGREDIENTS METHOD 115g Rhodes Quality granadilla pulp 200g shortbread biscuits, crushed 80g melted butter 500g cream cheese 385g condensed milk ...

Spicy Paella Recipe

Chef Boldwin Barlow, from Park Inn by Radisson in Newlands, shares his spicy twist on the classic Paella recipe. Good paella rice is not easy to find in South Africa, so you can use short grain Arborio risotto rice instead. Click here to read more about the best rice for...

Fish Taco Recipe by Greenhouse Chef Farrel Hirsch

Famed Greenhouse Restaurant at The Cellars-Hohenort welcomed new Head Chef, Farrel Hirsch, aged 31, to its kitchen as of November last year. Originally from South Africa, Hirsch gained fundamental work experience abroad, in the UK, where he cooked in some of Nottinghamshire’s most acclaimed kitchens such Tonic, World Service...