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Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons. Bringing Back Childhood Memories.

In Food On 19 July 2013 0 Comments

Do you remember your childhood days, when you came home from school and the whole house was filled with the delicious, tantalising aroma of something baking in the… Read More »

Malva Pudding

Malva Pudding, Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Evening

In Food On 8 May 2013 0 Comments

Malva Pudding, also known as Marshmallow Pudding or Vinegar Pudding, has its roots in the Cape Dutch era This pudding has many variations from family recipes that have… Read More »


Bobotie, South Africa’s Favourite Food

In Food On 19 November 2012 0 Comments

Bobotie could almost be called the national dish of South Africa, it consists of spicy minced meat topped by a savoury custard which is then baked in the… Read More »

Passion fruit and lemonade

Rose’s Passion Fruit and Lemonade Flavoured Drink

In Food On 1 November 2012 0 Comments

Rose’s has been a name we have always paired with quality in South Africa. Our family has bought and loved all the Rose’s cordials, from Lime Cordial to… Read More »


Happy National Food Day 2012

In Food On 24 October 2012 0 Comments

Today National Food Day is being celebrated in America with the main purpose being to promote a better food system. They are calling on all food movement leaders,… Read More »


Yumsy launches as a social pinboard for food

In Food, Technology On 18 October 2012 2 Comments

For foodies who can’t get enough of paging through supermarket mags and scouring slow/organic food markets in your city for something scrumptious, Yumsy will tempt your taste buds… Read More »

Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables

Seasonal Fruit and Vegetables in September

In Food On 18 September 2012 0 Comments

September is Spring in South Africa and the best way to save money is to buy fruit and vegetables that are in season. They are usually plentiful and… Read More »

Milktart slice

Milk Tart

In Food On 19 August 2012 1 Comment

Milk Tart or Melktert is a delicious South African dessert adapted from our Dutch heritage. In the old days it was flavoured with naartjie peel to add flavour… Read More »


Ouma Hot Cross Bun Flavoured Rusks

In Food On 13 April 2012 6 Comments

Wow! The well known Ouma Rusk brand has just released a limited edition of Hot Cross Bun flavoured rusks. This means that when you sit back with your… Read More »

Neighbourgoods market

Neighbour Goods Markets

In Food On 24 March 2012 0 Comments

The Neighbour Goods Market is held every Saturday from 9am to 2pm in The Old Biscuit Mill in Salt River. It features gourmet foods, artisan breads, fresh vegetables,… Read More »



In Food On 4 March 2012 0 Comments

Sosaties or kebabs as they would be more commonly known, are an age old South African favourite for braais or grills. Any meat could be used here but… Read More »

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New Foodie Forum – Yumsy

In Food On 21 December 2011 1 Comment

Want to know about all the latest foodie happenings, events, gadgets, books and more then go and join the new South African food forum at Yumsy. This is… Read More »

Pickled Fish

Cape Malay Pickled Fish

In Food On 26 November 2011 14 Comments

Pickled fish is the favourite South African food eaten at Easter time together with Hot Cross Buns.  The recipe was originally devised by Cape Malay fishermen in an… Read More »

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Avocado magazine to close

In Food On 22 September 2011 10 Comments

I am sure that I am not the only one who is shocked and saddened by the news that Avusa is closing down Avocado magazine. Just yesterday I… Read More »

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Watch the South African version of Come Dine With Me

In Food On 22 September 2011 8 Comments

By now everyone must have watched the BBC food series Come Dine With Me, with those hilarious, jaded and sarcastic remarks by the British actor and narrator, Dave… Read More »


Tomato Bredie, best of the best

In Food On 10 September 2011 0 Comments

Tomato Bredie is one of South Africa’s real gems, slowly cooked it is a richly flavoured meal and the whole house is filled with the most amazing smell…. Read More »

veal al limone

Veal al Limone for supper

In Food On 19 August 2011 1 Comment

All the various varieties of citrus fruit are available right now, with lemon trees in the garden groaning with the weight of these bright yellow orbs, like decorations… Read More »

Carrot cake with icing

South Africa’s favourite cake

In Food On 9 August 2011 1 Comment

South Africa is a very diverse and varied country, with mixed cultures and foods across the spectrum. But one thing all South Africans agree on is that they… Read More »


A beetroot and onion salad for summer

In Food On 7 August 2011 0 Comments

Cooking is one of the most fascinating things you can get involved in, sort of scientific on the one hand and then totally experimental on the other. One… Read More »