Top foodie events to add to your social calendar

Published on July 3, 2023

This month we give you a guide to all the foodie and non-foodie events you’ll need to watch out for: Knysna Oyster festival, Bastille Festival, Food & wine festival (JHB) and the Durban July. Honest Chocolate Bonbon Workshop  Event Details  Date: 24 June  Location: Cape Town, Western Cape  Event Info: Calling all chocoholics! Honest Chocolate […]

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Your Burger-Layering Guide

Published on May 18, 2023

Read on for the ultimate guide to burger-layering, making home-made relish, and roasting meat.  When it comes to building a home-made burger, believe it or not there are some helpful tools you can use to keep the juiciness, enhance the flavour and prevent a soggy bottom. With International Hamburger Day on 28 May, we’re taking […]

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Classic Whiskey Cocktails To Add To Your Repertoire

Published on May 15, 2023

Sweet, sour or zesty, these classic whiskey cocktails deserve a spot in your repertoire this World Whiskey Day on 20 May.   Old-Fashioned   Serves 2 • Total Time 10 Min   Ingredients  2 tsp sugar   6 dashes bitters   4 tsp water   6 ice cubes   ¼ cup whiskey   2 orange wedges or twists     Method Add […]

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4 Underrated Ways With Chickpeas

Published on May 9, 2023

To mark International Hummus Day on 13 May, we’re showing off just how versatile (and healthy) the humble chickpea can be.   Hummus with almond crunch  Serves 6 As A Snack • Total Time 15-20 Min  Ingredients FOR THE HUMMUS   2 cans chickpeas, drained   2 Tbsp olive oil   2 tsp tahini   1 clove garlic   1 lemon, […]

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Pocket-Friendly Takes On Classic Vanilla Cake

Published on May 8, 2023

Sjaan van der Ploeg’s pocket-friendly takes on classic vanilla cake: dust off your apron in celebration of World Baking Day on 17 May 2023. Four delightful, pocket friendly selections of the best takes on vanilla cake.  Basic vanilla cake with raspberry icing and white chocolate ganache  Serves 12 • Total Time 1 Hr 20 Min, […]

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The Ultimate Top 5 Burger Recipes

Published on May 1, 2023

Burgers are so well-loved that they even have their own day on 28 May. We’re sharing our top 5 mouth-watering burger recipes you simply must try!    Rice and red kidney bean burgers with cucumber-garlic yoghurt  SERVES 6 // COOKING TIME 15 min  No longer just a side dish, it’s time for rice to take centre stage on […]

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Pancake Day: Failproof Ways to Make the Perfect Pancake

Published on February 13, 2023

Pancakes, anyone? Yes, always! To celebrate Pancake Day – also called Shrove Tuesday – we are giving you some failproof ways to make the perfect pancake.  But first: What is Shrove Tuesday? Shrove Tuesday, as it is known to many Christians, takes place the day before Ash Wednesday, 47 days before Easter. It is meant […]

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The rewards of sustainable fishing

Published on November 21, 2022

The sustainability of the hake deep-sea trawl fishery – the most important industrial fishery in South Africa – is in the spotlight ahead of World Fisheries Day which is celebrated globally on 21 November. This year, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has partnered with South African Deep-Sea Trawling Industry Association (SADSTIA) to recognise the rewards […]

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Tropical Pineapple Fridge Tart

Published on August 19, 2022

If you're looking for a Heritage Day dessert that will transport you back to your childhood then this tropical pineapple fridge tart is for you.

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5 Family-Friendly Things To Do World Ocean Day

Published on June 8, 2022

June 8th marks World Ocean Day and at the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) we are passionate about doing our bit for the oceans. Our ocean feeds billions of people, covers over 70% of the planet and provides 80% of the world’s biodiversity. You too can play your part and make a difference. Here are five […]

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