Lesego Semenya’s olive and biltong tapenade

  • Post published:August 30, 2017

After six years in the corporate world, Lesego Semenya took off his tie, put on an apron and set off to study cuisine at one of the leading chef academies in the country. Now, this classically trained chef (aka LesDaChef) is making it his mission to educate, entertain and show that cooking good food is not really that complicated. And he’s here to show us how to make his yummy tapenade.

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Blue cheese dip

  • Post published:August 18, 2017

No matter your party snack, a classic blue cheese dip will always be a winning accompaniment that everyone will love. Pop toothpicks into your crudités, grilled mushrooms or olives for easy dipping.

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Lamb chops with blackberry salsa, sweet potato quinoa cakes and rosemary crème fraîche

  • Post published:March 26, 2017

We love entertaining, and when we have special guests over for lunch or dinner, we also like to make a splash. This is an absolutely gorgeous meal of gourmet lamb chops that will leave your guests in awe, and it gives you a chance to make the most of the last of this summer’s produce.

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Words from a wonderful (if not slightly over-bearing) host on the perfect dinner party

  • Post published:March 16, 2017

I love entertaining. My mum has trained me, from an almost concerning age, to be the most wonderful (if not slightly over-bearing) host. I never run out of ice. I always remember that my granny is allergic to avocado and although she’s not allergic to raisins, she truly despises them. I know that good red wine should be served slightly chilled and not, as the lowly heathens say, at ‘room temperature.’ I own a superb array of napkins and my cheesecake has been known to soothe even the most cantankerous dinner guests. Here are my trusted tips to making a dinner party as light, decadent and impressive as a perfectly-baked soufflé.

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Let me entertain you!

  • Post published:February 16, 2017

Just as the festive budget pinch subsided, the Valentine’s gifts and offerings had their turn in making a dent in your wallet. Don’t let that hold you back from still enjoying the last bits of summer with friends and loved ones, and consider one of these affordable, fun options for your next gathering.

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Flirtini cocktails

  • Post published:February 14, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! We couldn’t think of a better way to sweep your special someone off their feet than with our sexy and fun flirtini cocktails.

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The Perfect Brunch

  • Post published:February 9, 2017

When was the last time you were invited for brunch at a friend’s house? I don’t know about you, but I love breakfast, and there’s nothing better than a home-cooked omelette with a hot cup of coffee. So why not kick it up a notch and turn this delicious part of the day into a fun-filled brunch? Just follow our lead and we’ll show you how to make your brunch party an event to remember.

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