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Feeling a little low on energy? Tried all the energy bars on the market but none of them seem to work for you? Well,

What can be better than drinking Tropika? Well, I’ve got the answer for you right here: Tropika Pineapple pudding. I found the recipe in

If you have never tried baking your own bread, this recipe is for you. There is nothing better than having a slice of freshly

I don’t know about you, but every time we have a braai or we are invited to a braai we never know what to

  Spring is almost here and soon we will be able to braai again without freezing to death! So the question is what will you

We all love fudge but it can sometimes be too sweet and it’s definitely not very healthy for us. So I looked through some

Do you have a special occasion coming up or would you just like to treat your family to a nice feast? Instead of going

Who doesn’t love the smell of carrot cake baking in the oven? It makes the whole house smell amazing and – it’s carrots -

One of the most common fruit trees to be found in suburban gardens is the Lemon or lime tree, and at this time of

It’s a weekday and you get home and all you want to do is relax in front of the TV and watch your favorite

When last did you enjoy a nice bowl of sago pudding? You might not even know what it is. It’s a delicious, milky dessert

Another Monday… Not to mention that we are well and truly into the second half of the year; you need a break and can

I know everyone says that their mac and cheese is the best you will ever have but you haven’t had the best until you’ve

Life just keeps getting busier; with work, sitting in traffic for hours and other family responsibilities, it’s become a toss-up between your precious me-time

It might be getting colder but we are South African, so I bet you have a braai planned fairly soon? The meat is the

The only words you can use to describe this mousse are simply delicious. The bonus is that it is so easy to make. I

At this time of the year it seems that we are all bouncing from one holiday season to the next long weekend and as

I love to bake treats for my family like cupcakes or if I really want to show my husband just how much I love

A favourite childhood memory is awaiting my cousins coming for a visit from the farm for Easter. We would build a large family bed

Having the same thing for lunch every day can become very boring, not just for those eating it… So why not make meals that

Just imagine yourself relaxing in your favourite chair with a good book, lying next to the swimming pool on a hot day or having

South-Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and we’re not saying that just because we live here… For example did

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, yip you read that right. If you’ve waited this long to make firm plans to celebrate chances are you won’t

So it’s that time of the year again, walking into stores all you see are heart shaped chocolates and red roses. One of the

Having friends and family over for a weekend or the holidays is always fun but sometimes not easy as you have to try and

Every once in a while a person has to indulge themselves and the holiday season is the best time to do that. I don’t know

Are you thinking of going on vacation or maybe just a nice romantic weekend away. Why not try someplace different and unique? I’m going to

The Fantastic Grifizzi Brothers animal-free circus will be at Emperors Palace Hotel, Casino, Convention and Entertainment resort from 8 December to 15 January 2018

Have you ever been to a kiddies birthday party were everything is just so over the top that some of the kids are actually

I can’t think of any other food that forms the basis of as many comfort dishes as the humble potato, and having read a

You take a gift to a birthday dinner, you take flowers or wine as a thank you to the host for a special evening,

Meeting your client for the first time You know, that feeling you get when you know you’re going to get to talk about homes a

My favourite part about moving has always been unpacking. It’s a bit like Christmas morning, except you know what you’re getting and the gifts

Wanna hear a funny story? I was introduced to the game Cards Against Humanity (CAH) by the very guy co-ordinating the effort to create

It’s a cliché but some friends really do disappear once you’ve become a parent. Whether it is because they have different parenting philosophies or

Christmas lunch in my family is a big event, not necessarily a grand event, but big. Very big. Think family from near and far,

Cherry season is in full bloom and I simply cannot resist buying a punnet every time I set foot into the shops. Not only are

With summer on our doorstep, I suggest you stock up on some party essentials like a good gin like this Cruxland Gin from KWV

As a consumer we are bombarded with information about our food. One minute the focus is on preservatives and colourants, the next day or

Some parts of South Africa are being blessed with some much needed rain. Apart from the safety reasons for staying home, rainy weather has

Hot Milk Vanilla Sponge Cake is in my opinion the best vanilla sponge to bake. It is basically flop-proof, which makes it even more

Smoothie Bowls are such a breakfast trends at the moment, with healthy-living enthusiasts going crazy for them. Sites like Instagram, Buzzfeed and Pinterest are bursting

Many of us have the mistaken belief that changing our eating habits to be healthier goes hand in hand with drab food. There is

It’s about that time of year when we all feel like the December slow-down can’t come soon enough. If I had endless money I’d

The calendar says spring is here which, for the most part, means you can pack out your summer closet. But we all know spring

Five basic ingredients and a few minutes of your time - all it takes to make these delicious Lemon Squares. Recipes requiring a half-day shopping

This is my favourite time of year; when we skip right into summer on the Highveld. Days are longer and smiles brighter. One of my

What if we told you, you can have your cake and vegetables, and eat it? Nina Timm, from My Easy Cooking tells us how. This healthy

The benefits of having a meal plan are plenty and well-known. You will be able to create a precise shopping list from your meal

These spicy pork meatballs are delicious and easy to make in this weeknight meal I am about to share! That, however, is not where it

Lately beef short ribs are the rage. Smokey BBQ beef short ribs are the new thing when having a braai and lamb shanks are

My mom will do anything, and no effort is spared, to bring her family and yes, sometimes complete strangers, together around her table. My

"A party without cake is just a meeting" – Julia Childs Whether you’ll admit it or not, we all have our foodie dirty laundry. Those

All South African rugby fans are hoping that the great performance by the Lions last week was just a precursor for a cracker of

In summer it’s easy to organise a casual get-together. Everyone is feeling fresh, energetic and excited for a friendly braai on Friday night with

Oh yes, this is the time of year when it seems everybody has the sniffles and certainly in my family we all had a

Every kitchen should have a big pan in it and every cook should learn the art of one-pan wonders. A big pan is just so

There are few things in the world that smells more like home than freshly baked bread. It takes me back to times on the

A good toasted cheese sandwich is unparalleled. Its delicious decadence is equally loved as a meal or in-between snack. It truly is the comfort

Nothing interrupts fantastic plans like catching a horrible winter cold. Sometimes you may just not have the luxury of the down-time required to “sleep

Some of your favourite humans, cold beers, pizza, and 30 Seconds. Sounds like a great Saturday night, doesn’t it? It is, unless that Saturday

We all want to spoil our moms (and wives) when Mother’s Day rolls around. Which, if you have not been paying attention, is this

This delicious recipe for a speciality dish of Southern Germany, was one of the first I ever jotted down while on a six month

Robert Carrier is a master chef. I first tasted his roast lamb back in the Seventies and it made an indelible impression. This comes

Chances are good that you’ve already fallen victim to an April Fool’s joke today – whether it was an outrageous story in your news

With Passover fast approaching what better time to start planning all the family favourites. I use my own chicken soup recipe and Gloria Rootshtain’s

Film: Remember Genre: Drama Thriller Starring: Christopher Plummer, Bruno Ganz, Jurgen Prochnow, Heinz Lieven, Henry Czerny, Dean Norris and Martin Landau. Dementia patient Zev Gutman (Christopher Plummer)

Learning to cook without salt is the perfect beginning to a healthy diet. Here to help is Cooking from the Heart, a cookbook series

As the weather gradually becomes cooler and the seasons change we are reminded of the holidays that are fast approaching, Human Rights Day, Purim,

Clorox South Africa is very proud to announce that its newly improved Glad Cling Wrap with 1.5x Tighter Seal, has been voted Product of

The 51st Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards is setting the stage, honouring theatre excellence in South Africa, by taking guests on a sensory journey

This Third Century Roman Saint can strike terror into a man’s heart, causing sweaty palms right to the build-up of the 14th of February. The

Reheating food seems like a good way of cutting down on waste and expenditure. But when is it dangerous, asks Michael Mosley. After a generous

South African overall winner Delaire Graff Estate The Delaire Graff Restaurant Wine Tourism Restaurants Helshoogte Pass, Stellenbosch, 7620 Phone: +27 21 885 8160 Email: info@delaire.co.za www.delaire.co.za Delaire Graff believes its

Netflix and ShowMax, the online television and movie services, are prompting many people to reconsider keeping their DStv subscriptions – especially those who already have

My cousin’s wife Lori who resides in Jerusalem is an excellent cook and marvelous hostess. I first tasted her jaffa chicken in Sydney in

  Here's how to impress your guests with three gorgeous courses that will leave you with a stress-free and delicious meal. Seconds please! Starter - Crostini

I’m not quite sure whether it is the sight of this dish or its aroma that is more alluring, but my mother’s spaghetti bolognaise

  [caption id="attachment_1729" align="aligncenter" width="773"] J.C. Le Roux's Limited Edition Chrysalis Collection.[/caption] Head to the House of J.C. Le Roux in Stellenbosch this summer to experience

I like more lamb in this flavourful dish of my mother’s, so I would probably use 1,35kg of lamb knuckles. But I can swear

Even the seemingly simplest dishes depend on the ingredients: another dish from my mother’s table. Place pickled brisket or corned beef in a large pot

Fleur du Cap’s signature red blend, Laszlo, bagged a second Platter 5-star rating from South Africa’s definitive wine guide. Laszlo 2012 is the second

My mother has been making us apple crisp since we were babies. It has always and continues to be a favourite treat! Ingredients 5 cups of

There are many types of stuffing, but none comes close to this sage one, which is excellent for roast turkey too. This is one

Who says cooking needs to be complicated and that you need to fork out a lot of money to create truly memorable meals? Bernadette Longueira

The best recipes, I tell my daughters, are the ones for dishes you’ve tasted at friends or family. This is one of them from

My mother has been making this pumpkin pie from her Betty Crocker recipe book since we were babies. It has been a mainstay of

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