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» THREE STRUIK LIFESTYLE BOOKS HONOURED AT GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS
June 20, 2016

THREE STRUIK LIFESTYLE BOOKS HONOURED AT GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS Struik Lifestyle, an imprint of Penguin Random House, has had three titles listed amongst the ‘Best in the World’ at the recent Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were founded in 1995 ...
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» In the kitchen with Cariema Isaacs
April 22, 2016

1. My first food memory is…the smell of warm aromatic spices when koesisters are being fried on a Sunday morning in Bo-Kaap. The koesisters are then dunked in glistening sugar syrup and sprinkled with beautiful snow white flakes of desiccated coconut. 2. My top tips for home cooks are…...
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» In the kitchen with Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen
March 30, 2016

1. My first food memory is…choking on eating too many fresh garden peas at once in my grandfather's garden. I was 4. 2. My top tips for home cooks are…be inspired but follow your own taste. If you're not certain just add cream or butter. 3. The one utensil / appliance in my k...
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» Tips for positive meal times
March 07, 2016

Monique le Roux Forslund, author of Healthy Food for a Healthy Baby, gives seven tips for positive meal times. Include baby in family meal times, let baby sit with at the table and also taste foods and find out about the world ‘out there’. Make sure there is something to occupy your...
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» In the kitchen with Zola Nene
February 22, 2016

  1. My first food memory is… Crushing green mealies with my grandmother to make steamed mealie bread. 2. My top tips for home cooks are… Keep your knives sharp. Don't be so hard on yourself - if a recipe doesn't quite work out the first time you make it, give it another...
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» Two Books from Jamie Oliver in 2016
February 19, 2016

Michael Joseph is thrilled to announce that we will be publishing two books from Jamie Oliver in 2016. The first book will be around the subject of healthy eating for the family and the second title will be a long awaited Christmas book. With further details around each title to be released in the f...
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» Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star
February 02, 2016

Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen becomes the first South African to be awarded a Michelin Star JAN, a restaurant in the south of France owned and run by South African-born chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen has been awarded a Michelin Star, as Jan Hendrik becomes the first South African to receive th...
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» In the kitchen with Sarah Graham
January 26, 2016

1. My first food memory is… There are a lot, but one is my mother collecting waterblommetjies from a pond in her gumboots near Hermanus where we were living at the time. Another is my Gran's shortbread, I've still never tasted anything like it.  2. My top tips for home coo...
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» Sam Gates to feature at this year's Rock Girl Bake Day
May 14, 2015

Sam Gates, author of Food for Your Brood, to feature at this year’s Rock Girl Bake Day   On Friday, 22 May from 14:00-16:00, Rock Girl and Sam Gates, author of Food for your Brood are partnering with Claremont Pick and Pay to host the third Rock Girl Bake Day at St. Cyprians School. Twent...
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» Spicy Bean Balls Recipe from Fresh from the Vegetarian Kitchen
October 07, 2014

Do you remember Mellissa Bushby from The Vegetarian Kitchen? Well, we’re super excited because she’s back with a new cookbook, Fresh from the Vegetarian Kitchen. It’s a collection of favourite recipes from this seasoned vegetarian who has learnt through trial and error. Mellis...
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» Easy Cooking
March 07, 2014

Easy Cooking from Nina’s Kitchen is a homely and unpretentious cookbook. As the title so aptly states, Nina makes cooking easy by using affordable, locally available ingredients and recipes that will inspire one and all to cook with love!  With over 100 recipes there is something for...
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» Sarah Graham's Easiest-ever Red Velvet Cake
February 07, 2014

We’re super excited that food blogger (and newly famous TV chef) Sarah Graham has graced us with a new cookbook, aptly titled smitten. in the month of love! We drooled over bitten. when it first came out, trying as many recipes as possible and bringing in all sorts of yummy goodies t...
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» In praise of Sea Point
Darrel Bristow-Bovey
May 07, 2013

In Paris recently I became depressed by the thought that I don’t live in a first-floor apartment on the rue des Fossés-Saint-Jacques, across the way from a Tibetan restaurant, around the corner from the Pantheon, rue Soufflot and the eastern entrance to the Luxembourg Gardens.  &nb...
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» Darrel Bristow-Bovey on murder, meat and good old-fashioned mystery
Darrel Bristow-Bovey
March 08, 2013

I’m outraged. No, don’t try to talk me out of it, I’m jolly outraged. My rage has been outed. My out, formally unraged, no longer is. My outrage is incandescent, magnesium-flamed and only slightly dimmed by the fact that I’m not sure exactly what it is I’m outraged abou...
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» Durban Chicken Curry with Homemade Rotis
February 04, 2013

Taken from Munch by Hein Scholtz. I love this curry because it’s so easy. I like to make my own rotis and eat it with my hands! INGREDIENTS 1½ cups cake flour ½ cup warm water pinch of salt sunflower oil 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced 2 medium onions, peeled and diced 3...
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» Very Berry Yoghurt Muffins
February 01, 2013

Taken from Simple, Fabulous Lunchbox Ideas by Leanne Katzenellenbogen. INGREDIENTS 1½ cups cake flour 1 cup oat bran 2 tsp baking powder ½ cup sugar substitute ½ tsp salt 2 eggs 1 apple, grated with skin on 1⁄4 cup canola oil 300 ml fat-free strawberry yoghu...
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» Sesame-coated chicken strips
January 28, 2013

Taken from Simple, Fabulous Lunchbox Ideas by Leanne Katzenellenbogen. INGREDIENTS 4 tsp honey 4 tsp Dijon mustard 4 tsp olive oil 1⁄2 cup low-GI breadcrumbs 1⁄4 cup sesame seeds 1 x 250 g skinless chicken breast olive oil spray METHOD Preheat the oven to 180°C. Mix th...
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» Fish cakes
January 16, 2013

Taken from Catch It Cook It by Hennie Crous. INGREDIENTS 500 g minced Mackerel, or any other leftover fish; hake or tuna should also work well 750 ml white rice, cooked 2 small carrots 1 large onion ½ bunch of coriander 4 spring onions, finely chopped 2 eggs, lightly beaten 10 ml ga...
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» Couscous and cheese patties
January 09, 2013

Taken from Simple, Fabulous Lunchbox Ideas by Leanne Katzenellenbogen. Your kids will have a ‘ball’ rolling these couscous patties! INGREDIENTS 1 cup boiling water 1 cup couscous 1 wheel low-fat herb-flavoured feta, crumbled 1⁄2 x 250 g tub ricotta cheese 2 red salad onio...
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» Extreme Environment by Ivo Vegter
January 08, 2013

Taken from the review done by Environment, People and Conservation in Africa magazine. In a nutshell, Vegter argues that in many cases exaggeration by environmental activists, journalists, and even scientists, about the severity and impact of a wide variety of human activities, results in misinforma...
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» Cape Coq au Vin
December 21, 2012

Taken from Cellarmasters in the Kitchen by Wendy Toerien.  "Pinot noir is the only grape with a yellow pigment, so when you cook with it, it gives a blue hue to the food." INGREDIENTS 3 kg chicken thighs and drumsticks 750 ml Vriesenhof Pinot Noir 4 bay leaves 5 ml chopped fresh thyme...
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» This is how the world ends not with a bang but a can of tuna
Darrel Bristow-Bovey
December 07, 2012

So the Mayan apocalypse is now only days away, and I still haven’t laid in my stocks of canned tuna. Well, no, let me not be an enfrightened scare-monger: I do have a couple of cans in the cupboard, the swanky kind with their own handy pull-tabs so that I won’t need to carry a can-opener...
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» Lemon-baked Yellowtail
December 03, 2012

Taken from Entertaining at Hamilton Russell Vineyards by Olive Hamilton Russell.  Yellowtail are fast, predatory gamefish that live in the cold Atlantic waters off the Cape coast. During the annual sardine run, they migrate towards the east coast to feast on the sardines. The flesh is...
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» Ginger Biscuit Ice Cream with Cranberry and Orange Jelly
November 26, 2012

Garden and Home published a delicious recipe from Entertaining at Hamilton Russell Vineyards. Follow this link to download the PDF document. Bon appetit! About the book: Anthony and Olive Hamilton Russell frequently entertain guests on their prestigious estate. Wanting to showcase the best...
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» Meat-free Monday recipe: 10-minute summer bean salad with nut-crusted halloumi
November 22, 2012

Taken from Luscious Vegetarian by Sonia Cabano and Jade de Waal. INGREDIENTS: 1 x 400 g can four-bean mix 1 cup (250 ml) sweetcorn kernels 1 cup (250 ml) cherry tomatoes, halved 3 stalks celery, very finely chopped 1 small onion or 6 spring onions,finely chopped 2 t (10 ml) dried tarr...
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» My 100 Favourite Herbs by Margaret Roberts
November 09, 2012

Reviewed by Martin Hatchuel "This book is like having her in your garden with you. Her Herbal Centre isn’t just a business: it’s where she and her team grow and test the plants about which she writes, and record their findings – and where she established a seed bank in 2006 (i...
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» The Outdoor Survival Bible by Rob Beattie
November 08, 2012

Reviewed by Martin Hatchuel "This dip-into kind of book should be required reading for everyone. It’s written in a tight, matter-of-fact style (I don’t really like to use the cliché, but it works), and covers everything: getting ready, to getting stuck, getting lost, getting ...
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» Ricotta puffs with honey and almonds
November 08, 2012

Taken from Luscious Vegetarian by Sonia Cabano and Jade de Waal. You know the feeling: you need sweet and creamy comfort in a bowl, and this is it. Serve with scoops of ice cream or as is. INGREDIENTS: 450 g fresh ricotta 1 cup (250 ml) cake flour 1 T (15 ml) baking powder pinch of salt 4 ...
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» Cellarmasters in the Kitchen: Cape Winemakers Guild, 30 years of excellence. By Wendy Toerien
October 26, 2012

Reviewed by Shante Hutton "The book itself is a beautiful blend of insights and stories from the 45 Guild members that are inspiring and often humorous combined with two of their much loved recipes which they pair with their own wines.  The photos are gorgeous and the recipes that are chosen lo...
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» Yotam Ottolenghi speaks to the Mail & Guardian
October 25, 2012

"There are so many good ideas in the Jerusalem cookbook that I have taken to carrying it around with me, planning for the next meal. This is Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's third book. Does the book contribute to ­making a new tradition in Middle Eastern food? The idea that the...
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» 10-minute Pork Chops with Orange Glaze
October 05, 2012

Taken from Fuss-Free Suppers by Jenny Kay and Elinor Storkey. The woody flavours of the meat and citrusy zing of the orange glaze combine beautifully in this succulent dish. INGREDIENTS: 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 smoked kassler chops For the orange glaze: 3 to 4 oranges A little water 3 Tbs...
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» Evita's Bossie Sikelela by Evita Bezuidenhout
October 02, 2012

Courtest of showcook.com: "Evita Bezuidenhout, following the great success of her first delicious cookbook, is with us once again. The icon of the nation presenting her recipes for dishes that she has experienced on her travels in South Africa and the world. A book that is f...
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» Josh Thirion (author of Cook with Josh) talks to KFM
September 28, 2012

"Nine-year-old Josh Thirion, author of Cook with Josh, was interviewed by Ryan O’Connor on KFM earlier this month. Thirion, South Africa’s youngest published author, said that Masterchef Australia inspired him to write a cookbook and that the first thing he ever made ...
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» Nougat and Ice Cream Cake with Hot Raspberry Sauce
September 27, 2012

Taken from Scrumptious Food for Family and Friends by Jane-Anne Hobbs. “What I love about ice-cream cakes is that they’re so versatile – you can add anything that takes your fancy.” Jane-Anne Hobbs shares this recipe from her delightful cookbook, Scrumptious Food for Fam...
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» Frozen Lemon Cream with Summer Berries
September 27, 2012

Taken from Scrumptious Food for Family and Friends by Jane-Anne Hobbs. “There is no gelatine in the mixture, which relies on a reaction between the condensed milk and the acid in fresh lemon juice to thicken it. In this quick, simple dessert, I’ve frozen the lemon cream with be...
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» Scrumptious Food for Family and Friends by Jane-Anne Hobbs
September 20, 2012

"At a time when most cookbooks focus on meals in minutes and shortcuts to feeding the family, this title is both refreshing and reassuring: there are young food writers out there who are spreading the word, along with plenty of butter, that the creation of memorable meals requires time, basic skills...
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» Delectable Pinot Noir-poached pear brle tart
September 19, 2012

Taken from Entertaining at Hamilton Russell Vineyards by Olive Hamilton Russell.  One of the earliest references to pears is found in Homer’s Odyssey, where pears are called ‘a gift of the gods’. With its warm sweet flavours, this tart is the kitchen’s winter g...
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