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Recipe: Extra cheesy loaded fries

Mzansi’s temperatures are beginning to drop and the cold nip in the air calls for a little comfort and indulgence. Sowetan chef Siyabonga Ngwenya’s comes...

Recipe: Make this seared salmon showstopper

With our work schedules picking back up it is safe to say we do not have time to break a sweat in the kitchen...

RECIPE: Make Vuyo’s fresh basil pesto

Vuyo Mayesa (40) makes this simple, fresh, cheesy classic relish with fresh basil picked from his own garden. Ready within minutes, Vuyo’s flavourful pesto can...

Recipe: Seasonal mushroom and chicken pasta

With seasons changing, a good bowl of pasta always hits the spot on the chilly days. Zambian food stylist Clara Kapelembe Bwali (29) shares...

Recipe: French toast Easter eggs delight

So, what do you do when your kids strike gold at this year’s Easter egg hunt? Let them go wild and munch them all? “Nope,”...

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...

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...

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...

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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How to keep your cattle healthy (and happy!) this winter

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