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Recipe: A Cape Malay classic with a veggie twist

Like many other South Africans, I will be spending my Easter weekend with friends and family, sitting around a dinner table packed with traditional...

Easter memories: ‘The secret battle of the pickled fish’

This Good Friday, Food For Mzansi’s new chief reporter, Lucinda Dordley, reminisces about her family’s Easter memories. And she secretly wonders who between her...

Farmer: How do I break up with my mooch of a friend?

Hosted, from George in the Western Cape writes… Liewe Lulu…What do you do when your friend is a user?I met her in Johannesburg while I...

Pickled Fish: Liquid gold sauce that brings families together

Food that brings us together almost always has a history or at least some type of back story or memory attached to it. For the...

After millennia, Jewish Passover is still a living feast

Celebrating Passover, millions of observing Jewish people have gone to great lengths to put out their mouth-watering spreads on the Seder table during the...

Recipe: Make Scotch fillet and Pesachdikke cake

The last days of the Jewish festival of Passover are coming up. Cookbook author and Johannesburg kosher foodie Sharon Lurie shares two recipes she...

Food labels: How to spot the bull they sell you

Here’s a scenario:  It’s a Saturday morning and you are in the supermarket doing your weekly grocery shopping. You've recently tried to shop more sustainably and you’re...

Easter: Down memory lane with sommelier and writer

Celebrating holidays and traditions like Easter in a state of lockdown may be a norm we have no choice but to adapt to, but...

Recipes: Celebrate Easter memories with these dishes

Christmas is great and all, but if you ask us, the best holiday feast of them all is Easter lunch. Fish? Hot cross buns? And...

E Cape entrepreneur takes amaranth to wider market

Indigenous plant lover Regina Kasongo has managed to turn her love for indigenous foods into a sustainable business. She grows amaranth, a crop that...

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Podcast: Exploring the gender pay gap in agriculture

Statistics South Africa’s Quarterly Labour Force Survey for the fourth quarter of 2020 paints a gloomy picture related to the country's unemployment status. Agri SA...

Didiza says ‘role of extension officers to change fundamentally’

The role of agricultural extension officers and the service they provide to Mzansi farmers will dramatically change in the next few months. This, says...

Conditions of Free State roads negatively impacts farmers

The past year has been particularly challenging for farmers across the board, but those in the Free State are battling more hurdles than most....

Premier calls for probe amid growing tension on farms

After two farmworkers were killed in Mpumalanga, the KwaZulu-Natal premier has now also warned of mounting tension between farmers and their labourers in his...

Free State, meet your new Young Farmer of the Year

The winner of Free State Agriculture’s Young Farmer of the Year competition, Doug Osler, this evening pledged his commitment towards building the agricultural sector...