Recipes

3 trendy recipes to try at home

Published on May 16, 2024

Here’s the tea on three of the hottest food trends right now. It’s tried and tested in our trusty MK kitchen, so you know what’s worth making at home, and what should just stay on your phone!   Pull-apart garlic loaf  Serves 6-8  Top sheets of garlic bread with chopped olives or mozzarella for an extra […]

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Loadshedding-friendly meals for Mother’s Day 

Published on May 10, 2024

Don’t let loadshedding stop you from serving mom an eye-catching feast fit for royalty this Mother’s Day, says editor Chad January.   Snack spread  Keep the lunch cravings at bay with these moreish snacks to keep you full while the coals heat up.  Spanspek salad with salami & mozzarella  Serves 4-6 (as a starter)  You can […]

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4 warm and wonderful malva pudding recipes  

Published on May 7, 2024

Is there anything more comforting than a warm bowl of malva pudding on a chilly day? Try one of these four recipes and cosy up with this traditional South African dessert.  Chocolate and caramel malva pudding  Serves 6–8 // Total Time 40–45 Min   Ingredients  For the malva  2 cups (400 g) dark brown sugar   […]

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Light and Luscious Chocolate Cake With Selati Sugar 

Published on May 3, 2024

Find yourself in a world delicious decadence when you try this easy-to-make chocolate cake recipe. Use Selati Sugar and spoil your loved ones with this yummy sweet treat.   This cake uses the whisk-and-fold method. Fold in by hand instead of an electrical whisk to prevent overmixing.  Chocolate cake with Selati Sugar   Makes: one 3-Layer […]

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Creamy Tiramisu Cups with Selati Sugar  

Published on May 3, 2024

This rich and decadent dessert is perfect for any occasion. Use Selati Sugar and impress your loved ones with this easy-to-make and tasty tiramisu recipe.   These require minimal effort and serve as the perfect dessert for those not into too much sweetness! Be sure all your diary ingredients are ice cold for the best […]

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Tomato soup with anchovy butter toast recipe 

Published on May 2, 2024

It’s soup season and we cannot be more excited! Impress your family with this quick and tasty tangy tomato soup served with anchovy butter toast.  Tomato soup with anchovy-butter toast   Serves 4–6    Ingredients  For the soup  2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil  2 onions, chopped  4 cloves garlic, sliced  8 sprigs fresh thyme  4 sprigs fresh […]

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4 yummy ways to use your leftover veggies

Published on April 22, 2024

To ensure your bounty of veggies goes the extra mile (before they go limp!), try pickling them. This not only helps the veggies to keep their crunch, but also imparts so much flavour and the uses are endless! Try them in salads, sandwiches or enjoyed as is on your favourite cheeseboard or snack platter.  Broccoli […]

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Fatima Sydow – A Culinary Legend 

Published on April 12, 2024

We pay tribute to one of South Africa’s beloved personalities, a culinary visionary and the queen of Cape Malay cooking, heritage, and culture. Her infectious enthusiasm and warm and loving personality will live long in every recipe she has left behind.  Fatima Sydow was born in the Cape Flats in Cape Town, South Africa. Her […]

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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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Brussel waffles with Selati Sugar

Published on April 9, 2024

Try this easy-to-make (and delicious) waffle recipe with Selati Sugar. Whether you make it savoury or sweet – you’ll need no excuse to whip up a batch.  Brussel waffles with Selati Sugar Makes 4-6 waffles  Using baking powder, this batter is the most common and requires no proofing. Perfect for when the craving hits as it […]

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