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A Moment in Time With Siba Mtongana

Published on May 2, 2024

She needs no introduction – from bestselling cookbooks to international awards, Siba Mtongana has made her mark with culinary delights that fill the stomach and soul. And she’s got more up her sleeve, says Editor Chad January.  It’s magic. When she thinks back to her days in the kitchen with her mom cooking up a […]

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Pistachio and rose syrup baklava with Selati Sugar

Published on April 9, 2024

A sweet treat with layers of nuts, buttery pastry and syrup? Yes, please! Treat your family with this yummy sweet treat using Selati Sugar. Pistachio and rose syrup baklava with Selati Sugar Serves 8-10  Add some orange zest to the cinnamon nut mixture for added flair.  Ingredients 1 box phyllo pastry, defrosted 1 Tbsp ground […]

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Enjoy these Easter brunch favourites this weekend

Published on March 27, 2024

Lazy Saturdays, Sundays and long weekends are perfect for fuss-free brunches with the family. Our Editor whips together some of his favourites for you to dig into this Easter.   Mushroom, tomato and Brie baked eggs  Serves 4  A twist on the classic shakshuka breakfast. Cut the cost by swapping out Brie for Cheddar or crumbled […]

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Lunchbox ideas for the whole family 

Published on January 18, 2024

It’s offcially back to school and work. So, we’ve put together a nifty meal prep guide that’ll make packing lunches for the entire family easier.  Protein Power Bowl  Total time: 25 mins // Serves: 1   Ingredients   1 egg Cooking oil  50g boerewors or chicken sausage  80g cherry tomatoes  Handful mixed lettuce leaves, washed and […]

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Lazy Makoti & J’Something collabs on SA cookbook

Published on July 14, 2023

It doesn’t get more South African than this: Lazy Makoti and J’Something are teaming up to create a cookbook celebrating the unique tastes of our country and the creativity of its home chefs. Mi Casa frontman and restauranteur J’Something and cookbook author Mogau Seshoene, aka the Lazy Makoti ,are no strangers to the MyKitchen team. […]

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How to roast, toast and bake fruit and veg waste

Published on July 14, 2023

What good could come of carrot tops, banana peels and beetroot skins? A lot, in fact. Roast, toast and bake them to perfection – no one will guess these showstoppers very nearly didn’t make it to the table… CARROT TOP AND SPINACH PESTO MAKES 1-2 CUPS TOTAL TIME 15 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 2 bunches carrots, leaves […]

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Flavourful tikka chicken masala

Published on July 13, 2023

Keep calm, curry on and dig into this comforting bowl of tikka chicken masala. SERVES 4 TOTAL TIME 45 MIN INGREDIENTS For the spice paste 4 cloves garlic, grated 2 tsp grated ginger 1 Tbsp garam masala 2 tsp ground turmeric 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp tomato paste 500g chicken breast […]

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Spinach and feta cannelloni the Italian way

Published on July 12, 2023

This spinach and feta cannelloni recipe shows you how to get the better of your carb craving. The cold season’s appetite for oozing decadence is best met in the comfort of your home. Spinach and feta cannelloni SERVES 4-6 TOTAL TIME 1 HR 10 MIN INGREDIENTS Glug olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 4 cloves […]

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Spinach falafels, beetroot and sweet potato mash

Published on July 11, 2023

  Spinach falafels, beetroot and sweet potato mash and wilted greens TOTAL TIME 2 HOURS • SERVES 6 INGREDIENTS For the falafel 2 cans (800g) chickpeas, drained and rinsed Salt and milled black pepper 400g baby spinach, washed 10g fresh parsley, chopped 1 lemon, zested and juiced ¼ cup tahini ½ onion, finely chopped 2 […]

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Chia pudding with raspberry jam corn cake bars

Published on July 10, 2023

Meet a MK follower who has tagged us on their social media, showcasing their delish dish.   “The reason why I love this recipe is because it tastes just like having dessert for breakfast, which are two of my favourite things! It’s easy to prepare, and I get a generous helping of both protein and […]

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