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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…

Daring Cooks, Dessert, Drinks, Main Course, Meat, Meat, Pasta, Press Release, Restaurants, Salad, South Africa

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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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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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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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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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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Peppadew and Haloumi Ostrich Burger

Peppadew and Haloumi Ostrich Burger

  Peppadews are uniquely South African and I just love them! The piquante peppers have a sweet flavour with a little bit of a bite. They’re great to use in dishes where you want a bit of spice but you’re not ready to go full on chilli! They pair beautifully with ostrich and haloumi to…

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Halva Cocoa Peppermint Crisp Tart

  Today we’ve partnered with Mediterranean Delicacies to bring you a twist on the South African favourite dessert, Peppermint Crisp Tart. As a child, I always had a love for the caramel chocolate mint combination of this dessert. I love creamy desserts and this was such an easy one to make for my young hands….

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#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

#BTWSB – Best Thing With Sliced Bread – Chickpea Stack with Aquafaba Foam

Month 2 of our Blue Ribbon Blogger Challenge and we are being given some pretty interesting ingredients. This week, our mystery box contained the following ingredients: Low GI Sliced Brown Bread A can of Chickpeas in Brine A can of Peeled Chopped Tomatoes Plain Fat Free Yoghurt Fresh Coriander Cumin My immediate thought when looking at the…

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