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Heritage day, when we gather around fires and food

24 September marks Heritage Day – a national holiday with one message in mind: let us celebrate our diversity as a nation and embrace...

Station Street Kitchen, full steam ahead

From small eateries to major conglomerates, the tide of the covid-19 pandemic was unrelentless in its damage to businesses. But chef and owner of...

WIN this Heritage Day

Big news, Mzansi, we are launching a new e-mailer on Monday! Big cheers! Through the Mzansi Flavour weekly digest we will share some of...

‘Chef Benev’ is paving his own way through the Gauteng culinary space

For a young chef with big dreams and equally large ambition food is the truest form of human connection. Chef Karabo Benevolent Leeuw (25), passionately...

‘You’ve got to risk it to get the biscuit,’ says family of #lockdownchef entrepreneurs

The national lockdown has seen plenty of cooking virtuosos emerge from their home kitchens. One Johannesburg family trio made the most of the adversity...

African food is unity on a plate, says food pride leader

Despite the broadening of the global palate, historically people have shown very little interest in African cuisine, believes Abonga ‘Absie’ Pantshwa (39), food commentator...

RECIPE: Absie’s lekker local lamb bredie

Spring is on the horizon, but Mzansi is still set for a cold weekend. So, warm up your belly as you enjoy a bowl...

‘Yummy Chef’ believes food is more than what meets the eye

It is true that the nature of chefs is one fuelled by passion and an innate urge to create, says Gauteng-based chef Lesego “Barry...

RECIPE: Chef Barry Smooth’s steak salad

Looking for a simple dinner solution this weekend? Why not make Chef Lesego “Barry Smooth” Moetse’s beef skirt salad? High in protein and fibre, this...

‘Dancing chef’ is gliding through the culinary scene

Cape Town-born Davante Donjeany credits the powerful women in his life not only for his love of the kitchen. Like a time-tried recipe they...

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Treasury’s support to Land Bank is a food imperative, says Agri...

Following the earlier warning by Futuregrowth that all South Africans should hope that the Land Bank will be rescued from its financial woes, Agri...

Didiza: ‘Break barriers and see each other as human beings’

Instead of taking up arms the agricultural sector should sit down and resolve its problems, urged Thoko Didiza, the minister of agriculture, land reform...

Step aside, Spider-Man. Kutlo wants a farm-themed party!

Yes, farming is a tough and often dirty and sweaty. But that’s clearly not stopping young Kutlo Mongale and his cousins from having fun....

Why does our hit rate in black farmer commercialisation still suck?

Sinelizwi Fakade has seen both sides of the efforts by the state and the commercial farming sector to develop smallholder farmers into small-scale commercial...

Liewe Lulu: Do I marry out of duty?

Lone Wolf, from Hertzogville in the Free State writes… I am 29, single, straight, run a 200-hectare cattle operation and I am honestly fulfilled by...