Home Lifestyle Food & Health

Food & Health

RECIPE: David Higgs’ fishcakes served with chutney and parsley mayonnaise

David Higgs comes from humble beginnings and he has gradually climbed the culinary ladder to become a well-respected chef in Mzansi. The 49-year-old restaurateur...

From waiter to celebrity chef

Pete Goffe-Wood, widely known as Mzansi’s Kitchen Cowboy, started his brilliantly crafted career as a waiter 33 years ago and never looked back. Today the...

Magazine legend Dorah Sitole is still cooking

“I cook to keep our food culture alive,” says 66-year-old Dorah Sitole. The former editor of True Love magazine believes her food will perish...

‘Neighbourhood Farm’ creates jobs and tackles food security

“We’re trying to create a mosaic of urban farms that grows food, minds and our communities,” says, Neighbourhood Farm founder and chief executive officer...

Heart-healthy foods that everyone can afford

Heart Awareness Month is the perfect time to look at some proactive ways of supporting heart health through our diets. Heart disease still is...

Self-taught cook turns her food blog into a viable business

Food blogger and self-taught cook Vanessa Dossi was sceptical when her followers encouraged her to host cooking classes and cater. This nudge was just...

RECIPE: Slow Cooked Tripe

In 2016 Vanessa Dossi, a 28-year-old digital marketer and self-taught cook, turned her food blog into a lucrative business and she hasn’t looked back....

Five fab herbs and how to use them

The importance of herbs in the diet is never emphasised enough. Herbs are not just pretty green sprinkles that make food taste good, they’re jam-packed...

Nutrition tips for women’s health

South African women today fulfil multiple roles in society as mothers, wives, caregivers, businesswomen, and those with the instinct to nurture, it comes as...

RECIPE: Lemon Butter Fish

Nompilo Mathe might not be a chef by profession, but she’s known as the queen of the kitchen on social media. The 34-year-old is...

Must Read

PODCAST: Nigerian farmer encourages Mzansi’s youth to embrace agriculture

Edward Wisdom is a commercial farmer of African vegetables based in Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng. In 1996, he opened a shop in Braamfontein, which...

We’re celebrating our new Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, by cooking Umngqusho, her fave recipe

Look, it’s been a rather tough year for many of us, but on the flip side it has also been a year of bringing...

Women’s farming cooperative opens doors for others

For years, the founding mothers of the Bafazi Phambili Women’s Cooperative were used to living life on the breadline, reliant on government grants. That...

‘Diversity in unity’ is a powerful motto for this farming family

Third-generation farmer Vickie Bruwer of Genade Boerdery in the Northern Cape believes that mercy has carried his family through their farming pitfalls. A humble and...

Pumla Brook-Thomae harnesses her inspiration from her family’s food traditions

A farm girl at heart, self-taught cook Pumla Brook-Thomae says she has always been intrigued by the art of cooking - starting her journey...