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Restaurant Review – Meadow Green (African Pride)

It was a cold winter’s night recently when we ventured out to Irene to visit Meadow Green Restaurant at Irene Country Lodge. Forget everything you thought you knew about hotel restaurants – Meadow Green is an elegant restaurant recently revamped by Leon Van Deventer. He has worked hard to create a menu that is slightly…

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What’s the beef? Grass fed vs Grain fed

I recently received an invitation to visit The Organic Emporium at Bryanston Shopping Centre. Amongst the array of fresh produce and convenient ready meals I found the most incredible selection of meat. The biggest lamb chops, plump chickens and beautiful beef. Organic Emporium owner, Debbie Logan, is passionate about beef and where it comes from. Debbie partners…

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Oh beautiful Basil!

  Basil is a key herb for many food lovers. This beautiful herb as a strong distinctive flavour and is essential is most Mediterranean dishes. We’ve selected a few of our favourite basil based dishes and we’ve shared a few other uses for basil outside of the kitchen.     Our favourite basil dishes Basil…

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Interview with a Chef – Jill Okkers

Today I am so excited to be able to post this interview. I met Jill Okkers about a year ago and walked away from the evening with a sore stomach from laughing so much. Jill is warm, intelligent, feisty and very talented both as a chef, and a photographer. Read below to find out more…

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#TacoTuesday with Old El Paso: Vegetarian Tacos

It’s Tuesday and we’re having a vegetarian fiesta thanks to Old El Paso and their new “Stand n Stuff” tacos. These Tacos from Old El Paso are easy to prepare and you can create unlimited amount of fillings to keep it interesting. The taco began its’ humble beginnings in the 18th century, & has been a food staple…

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Hussar Grill – Morningside

  I am always on the lookout for a great steak. The Hussar Grill have successfully made me a fan after inviting us out for dinner. Since opening their doors in 1964 in Rondebosch Cape Town, The Hussar Grill has received multiple awards Only the finest Class-A grain-fed beef and game are served. Meat is wet-aged…

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Short Chef Skinny Chef

Recently you would have seen a lot of hype around Short Chef Skinny Chef due to the competition we ran on social media as well as their fun, interactive theatre at the Good Food and Wine Show. Claire and Sipho met on Masterchef where they were roommates at boot camp and the duo began in the…

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Chef James Diack talks to us about farm to table and his new venture, The Federal

I walk into Coobs and immediately spot Chef James Diack. I’m a little starstruck by the man who is leading the farm to table movement in South Africa. It takes me a few moments to gather myself. Our coffee arrives and we sit down to chat food. I furiously scribble notes but get distracted by…

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Meet the Food Stylist: Bianca Delides

  We found Bianca through Instagram and were immediately taken with her gorgeous food styling. The colours are bold and the arrangements are visually appealing. We got chatting to her and loved her immediately. Enjoy getting to know Bianca a little bit more!   How did you get into food styling? From a young age,…

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Pomodoro Dinner Party

  Pomodoro is an authentic style Italian restaurant based in Morningside Shopping Centre in Johannesburg. We were invited to a dinner party at Pomodoro and had the chance to catch up with owner and manager Stefano, and enjoy some great stories about his journey so far. A qualified engineer; Stefano’s roots are a mix of italian,…

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