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Urbanologi – A gem in the heart of Joburg

With spring in full swing and summer on the way, there’s something that we’ll all be looking for over the weekends; cool places with interesting drinks and fresh foods. Nowhere will you find this more than Urbanoligi in the heart of Joburg, in the Mad Giant Brewery at 1 Fox. Urbanologi’s spring menu is all…

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Croq Masier – Skinny Chef Recipe

The croque monsieur is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. A croque madame is a version of the dish topped with a fried egg. This snack is comfort feed at its’ best. Claire Allen shares her version of this recipe with us. Croq…

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Easy Home-made Blackberry Jam with Chia Seeds

Easy Home-made Blackberry Jam with Chia Seeds

A surplus of blackberries? Who would have thought! I froze the berries we picked recently but I’ve found that I’m not able to use them all. I’ve been experimenting with ways to incorporate the delicious blackberry into my daily cooking. I do love a sticky, thick berry jam spread on hot toast with a cup…

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Camembert Cheese Poached in Red Wine – Cooking with Wine

Camembert Cheese Poached in Red Wine – Cooking with Wine

Red Wine and Camembert – two of my favourite things! One of the best meals I had in Paris involved a baked camembert that defies description with a bottle of the most amazing red wine. It’s a match made in heaven! I must confess to dreaming about the soft creaminess of baked camembert…..I love the…

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It’s a braai Fiesta! Chilli and Lime Chicken Wings {Recipe}

Limes are one of my favourite flavours at the moment. I’m loving the freshness, the sharpness, how they’re just so different from lemons. I also love a chicken wing with a good bite, a bit more spice. This gives me a great excuse to drink a cool cocktail. In the celebration of spring (and the…

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Royal Belgian Waffles {Product Review}

One of life’s greatest pleasures is a lazy Sunday morning preferably with breakfast in bed. And since it’s Sunday and I’m taking it easy, I love to indulge in a breakfast treat. Having waffles is usually reserved for a breakfast out and it’s not something I ever get to enjoy at home. The frozen pre-packaged…

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Taking a classic to the braai – Sage and Onion Chicken Wings {Recipe}

I grew up not liking chicken wings. I never ordered them in restaurants. I wasn’t particularly keen on them. Then I met my husband and tasted his family’s famous chicken wings. Sceptical at first, I tentatively dished up one wing and nibbled away. It was good. It didn’t change my life but I didn’t dislike…

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7 Layer Bean Dip {Recipe}

Winter in Johannesburg is all about clear skies and sunny days, making it perfect for one of my favourite foodie activities – a picnic. I love spreading a blanket out on the grass, laying all the food out, pouring a glass of wine and then lying back to eat. This dip is perfect with any…

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Baked Chilli Poppers {Recipe}

Cheesy chilli goodness, baked in the oven for a healthier crunch, for a delicious party snack. 6 Large Jalapenos 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup cream cheese 1 cup breadcrumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/2 cup flour salt and pepper Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Line a baking tray with foil Prepare your chillies…

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