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Jamie’s Italian

Jamie’s Italian   If you read my biography you’ll know that my love of food comes from watching Jamie Oliver on Sunday afternoons in The Naked Chef, so you can guess my excitement when I heard Jamie’s Italian was opening in Johannesburg. Being my favourite type of food and most probably my favourite chef ever’s…

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Fire & Feast Butcher’s Festival – Ticket givaway

As most South Africans, I too enjoy nothing more than a good braai and a beer on the weekend. Saying this, I couldn’t have been more excited when I heard about the Fire & Feast Butcher’s Festival. We were fortunate enough to get invited to the event and thought we’d extend the invitation to a few lucky…

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Café Del Sol

A classic Italian restaurant in every single way adapting to modern times by catering for everyone from the crowd that wants their food delivered to the banting army growing day by day it is easy to see why Cafe Del Sol stood proud as Winner of both Highly Commended and Best Italian eatery in the…

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Meg’s Slow Cooker Secrets: Butter Chicken Curry

Last week we introduced Meg and her yummy Beef & Stout Stew. This week Meg is sharing her really easy and very tasty Butter Chicken Curry recipe. Once you’ve made this at home, you won’t be reaching for the take out menu quite as often. Meg’s Slow Cooker Secrets: Butter Chicken Curry   Save Print…

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Meg’s Slow Cooker Secrets: Beef & Stout Stew

Meet Megan from GetFitHappyHealthy a runner, foodie and adventurer! She’s about to leave the sunny skies of Joburg for the city of Dublin. Megan and her husband, have a cute pug, Jack, who will be moving with them. Before Meg leaves for her new adventure, she is sharing three of her favourite slow cooker recipes. Slow…

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Mini Beef Wellington Recipe

Today we are featuring a recipe from Sipho (Short Chef) of Short Chef Skinny Chef – The Mini Beef Wellington.   It looks absolutely delicious! Mini Beef Wellington   Save Print Pair with Porcupine Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Author: Short Chef Serves: 4-6 Ingredients Nomu olive oil ½ onion, roughly chopped ½ clove garlic, crushed 1…

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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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Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Zest

Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Zest

We recently acquired a bottle of the newest import from Sagra Foods – Sabatino Truffle Zest. A creamy Risotto was the perfect meal for these chilly winter nights. The Truffle Zest was the perfect ingredient to take the dish from average to wow. A small pinch of the zest mixed in with some olive oil…

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Lamb Shank with Harissa and Pomegranate

Lamb Shank with Harissa and Pomegranate

Cold winter evenings call for comfort food. And lamb shank that have been slow-cooked for most of the day, served with a rich gravy, is a great way to feed the soul on a Saturday night at home. Paired with red wine and you have a great night in. The spicy harissa is softened by…

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Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

In anticipation of our visit to Remos, they kindly sent a few Italian treats for me to experiment with in the kitchen. I had a recipe all lined up and ready to share until I visited their deli and purchased the Gran Padano cheese that they had on offer. It had been a tough week…

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