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RECIPE: Lesotho trout pappardelle

Meals with pasta are traditionally served big, packed with loads of flavour and will always leave you begging for more. No Rules Cafeteria head chef Khanya Mzongwana promises her grilled Lesotho trout pappardelle is a family dinnertime pleaser.  Made with love and a beautiful balance of flavour, the cook believes that magic...

RECIPE: Coffee Braised Beef Shin

Like many other active and growing boys, Keanon Michaels had a big appetite growing up. This egged him on to cook his first egg fried rice when he was nine years old...

RECIPE: Chef Mbombi’s creamy beef liver pasta

Mbonani Daniel Mbombi (28) is fondly known as the “African Cuisine Chef”. His mouth-watering food has caught the eye of big food brands like Tastic, Nestlé and Pasta Grandé. Despite huge...

RECIPE: Beef Wellington with Red Wine Jus

Dr Philile Mdletshe is determined to make healthy living easy. The 39-year-old practising medical doctor has married her love for food and cooking with her medicinal career. This foodie has recently...

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 successfully runs two restaurants, Marble and Saint,...

RECIPE: Pete Goffe Wood’s Grilled Dry Aged T-Bone served with rocket and charred onion salad, chips and masala butter

Celebrity chef Pete Goffe-Wood says it is important for chefs to travel the world to explore diverse foods and flavours. The 54-year-old restaurateur has published three cookbooks, he runs a food...

RECIPE: Dorah Sitole’s Corn and Baby Marrow Frittata

Women’s magazine legend Dorah Sitole cooks traditional food to keep Mzansi’s food culture alive. As former editor of True Love magazine and a food stylist, travel writer and author the 66-year-old...

RECIPE: Healthy Banting Oxtail

For most of her life, 39-year-old Fikile Zungu worked as a maid. This reality however changed when she moved to Belgium to live with her partner in 2010. Although she continued...

RECIPE: Classic Mussels

Braai master Justin Bonello’s classic mussel recipe. He says: “I’ve been preparing mussels this way for years, and it never fails to impress or taste delicious.” Ingredients: 1 kg fresh mussels 1...

RECIPE: Rosemary and barbeque lamb chops stuffed with mozzarella cheese

Chef and bakery owner Unaty Daniel says her current favourite braai recipe is rosemary and barbeque lamb chops stuffed with mozzarella cheese. On a hot day she pairs it with a...

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