Recipes

Recipe: Sipho’s easy cheesy pap balls

Looking for a winning side dish to accompany your lekker braai this weekend? Home cooking extraordinaire Siphokazi Mdlankomo’s deep-fried pap balls, stuffed with chicken and mushroom in a béchamel sauce, come highly recommended.

Recipe: A temperamental yet easy-to-make fudge

Her Stellenbosch-based cakery, ’n Mondvol (“a mouthful"), is fast becoming known for its custom cakes and cupcakes. After many years, however, Andriette de la Harpe finally feels confident about her easy-to-make fudge recipe.

Recipe: Spicy basted and grilled chicken

Spring has sprung, Mzansi, and as the weather continues to heat up nothing beats a lekker braai. Gauteng chef Katlego Suze comes to your aid with a yummy recipe for spicy...

Tapiwa’s ice cream: A taste of Africa in every scoop

Tapiwa Guzha went into the ice cream industry on a whim. But he soon realised that ice cream could be a vehicle for cultural expression, and today his mission is to celebrate and share the diversity of African cultures.

Recipe: Rooibos-infused hardbody chicken

What better way to usher in Heritage Month than with some hardbody chicken? Infused with rooibos, nogal? We are salivating at the thought of chef Zingisa Memela’s recipe. Umleqwa or hardbody chicken is...

Recipe: Bernard Hartzenberg’s Asian-infused Cape Malay curry

RECIPE: Cape Malay curry is known for combining sweet and savoury flavours. Cape Town-born chef Bernard Hartzenberg infuses it with some Asian delicacies.

Recipe: Mandisa Mfenyana’s chicken ballotine

Looking to whack out something fancy for dinner this week? Why not try a chicken ballotine?

Recipe: Sippy’s strawberry shake

Siphesile Mhlongo is only 15, but she's already running her own business, teaching other teens to cook.

Recipes: Miss SA finalists share their winter delights

As the Top 30 Miss South Africa 2021 hopefuls await crowning, they got busy in the kitchen, cooking up some of their favourite meals.

Recipe: Thai chicken and prawn curry

Longing for a bit of Southeast Asian travel? Chef Zacharia Maseko shares his Thai curry recipe to give you a taste of the East.

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Govt. funding delay causes insect research unit to close

Several research units that specialise in the control of invasive species using insects have stopped getting funding from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE). One unit has already closed down and others are at risk.

Agripreneur 101: Meet a non-dairy yoghurt maker

Moringa, cancer bush, sea moss... As if the flavours aren't enough to make Andile Sasanti's yoghurts stand out from the rest, they are vegan...

Former football star scores winning goal in farming

Many years ago, Thabani Bhengu played professional football for Jomo Cosmos. Today, he is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s proudest farming sons. He tells us, “Agriculture is life. It’s like growing your own cash.”

Guard against heat stress, warn livestock experts

With summer months fast approaching and growing concerns about extreme weather events, livestock experts are warning farmers against the effects of heat stress on their animals. It is not always fatal but can also affect animal production.