Recipes

Recipe: Fresh pita breads

Nothing compares to the smell of a fragrant, golden, warm pita bread. Just ask Cape Town foodie Jean Carlo Ongansie (37). If you have ever wondered if it was worth making fresh pita bread at home, Ongansie’s recipe will silence that doubt.

Recipe: Dashenka’s mutton curry and dumplings

Let us face it, South Africans are caught in a love affair with mutton curry. The ultimate dish you could make for all your comforting needs is surely this spicy treat. Dashenka...

Recipe: Make Amanda’s mopani worm pasta

Mashonzha or mopani worms are undeniably a local culinary treasure for many South Africans. Mashonzha or amasonja are a delicacy throughout Southern Africa in countries like Mzansi, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Cape Town-based chef...

Recipe: Stovetop oxtail

Cooked until fall-apart tender, a good pot of oxtail is definitely a hit when you are craving something warm and comforting. Innocent Makgwale (26) has just the recipe for you. Braised low...

Recipe: Burger buns you simply must try

Want to take your succulent, home-made burgers to the top? Try this homemade burger bun recipe by Cape Town-born chef Craig Jacobs (28). Soft with a hint of sweetness and golden-yellow, Jacobs’...

Recipe: Seafood paella you’ve been dying to try

Seafood lovers of Mzansi, you are in for a treat as Angolan-born cook Edgar Do Nascimentos shares his recipe for a fishy, seafood paella. This global classic found its roots on the...

Recipe: Beste chocolate brownies

When you try this brownie recipe there is no turning back, says South African culinary legend Marinda Engelbrecht. Engelbrecht credits her sister for the recipe, which is just what you need to...

Recipe: Three recipes to celebrate Hummus Day

It’s International Hummus Day, and if you don’t already have this tasty vegan spread in your fridge, you are missing out big time. Our resident plant-based foodie Dané Vermeulen has three...

Recipe: Saffron risotto with veal stew

Making risotto doesn't have to be a challenge. Just follow this guide by head chef Shanon Peters for a tasty saffron risotto.

Recipe: Quick and easy quiche

Get real, Mzansi, even for a kitchen goddess cooking on busy weeknights and lazy weekends can be such a schlep.  Frozen, raw foods are no doubt the lifesaver for quick meal solutions, as those...

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More illegal booze on streets than legal wine and ciders

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A week after he graduated with a Master’s degree, a software developer and his fellow FoodPrint co-founders were also announced as winners of the prestigious Inqola FEED Innovation Prize.

Veggie farmer can’t stop procrastinating

This Mpumalanga veggie farmer is a serial procrastinator, and they need some serious help before the spring planting season kicks off.

The Makoeles got the land, and they’re nurturing it!

Every Friday, we feature one of the rising farm stars participating in the FarmSol Youth Ambassador programme. This week, we travel to the Free State to meet father-and-son team Lehotla and Morapidi Makoele, who are continuing their family legacy.