Zesty gammon

  • Post published:November 30, 2018

A season of feasting brings with it all of our favourite meaty roasts. This zesty gammon will be a juicy centrepiece on your Christmas table.

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Bobotie mince pies

  • Post published:December 18, 2017

Have you ever thought about going savoury with these babies? Serve up these bobotie mince pies as canapés to your friends and family as they arrive for Christmas lunch or dinner.

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Christmas cooking made easy – Top tips from chef Tamsyn Wells

  • Post published:December 15, 2017

As the executive chef at the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel in Cape Town, Tamsyn Wells is well acquainted with preparing complicated meals in multiple courses for large amounts of people. And that’s why she is the perfect person to give you some handy advice to make your festive cooking journey a little less tiresome this year.

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Classic cola de mono

  • Post published:December 15, 2017

Cola de mono, which directly translates as ‘monkey’s tail,’ is Chile’s customary Christmas drink. It mainly consists of milk, sugar, coffee, cloves and a generous splash of the potent South American liquor, aguardiente.

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Christmas tree biscuits

  • Post published:December 1, 2017

Oh, Christmas tree! Did you know that the Christmas tree is said to have originated in Germany in the 1500s? It was made popular in England by Queen Victoria’s German husband, Prince Albert, in the 1830s. From there, it spread to the states and eventually across the world. Use a skewer to poke a hole at the top of each Christmas tree biscuit before baking. Once cooked, thread ribbon through for edible decorations.

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Festive marshmallows

  • Post published:December 24, 2016

Just one more sleep until Christmas! Why not keep the little ones busy and their festive spirits high by getting them into the kitchen to make these themed marshmallows. Just don’t forget to encourage them to leave some for Father Christmas!

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