• What is set to become South Africa’s biggest culinary extravaganza – the Mzansi Food & Drink Show – takes place at the Kyalami Convention Centre from June 15 to 17 this year. The show is the brainchild of RX Africa, the company behind some of the country’s premiere events, including Decorex JHB, Comic Con Africa, Africa Travel Week and FAME Week Africa. The mega food and drink festival will incorporate previously hosted shows, including the hugely successful and popular Coffee & Chocolate Expo and Fire & Feast Meat Festival with new additions the Fine Food & Wine Show, the Bar…

    In the mood for a seafood dish? Try this delicious pan-fried fish with braised peas recipe! INGREDIENTS 20 g butter 1 leek, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp flour 1⁄2 cup chicken stock 2 cos lettuce, outer leaves shredded and inner hearts halved lengthways 150 g sugar snap peas, halved lengthways 200 ml cream cheese 2 tbsp olive oil 4 x 200 g firm white fish fillets, skin on 1⁄2 cup mint leaves 1⁄2 cup parsley leaves 1 lemon, cut into wedges METHOD 1. Melt the butter in a pan over low heat. Add the leeks and garlic and cook for 5–6 minutes…

    Mouth-watering sensation awaits with our lamb knuckle curry. This dish is so inviting from beginning to end – each bite so juicy and flavoursome. Enjoy! ALSO SEE:4-Ingredient meatball…

    As South Africans prepare to head to the polls on Wednesday, there’s an extra incentive to exercise your democratic right: fantastic freebies from some of your favourite local spots! After casting your vote, simply show your inked thumb and enjoy these delightful treats. Here’s a roundup of what’s on offer: Spur After casting your vote, treat yourself to a free cup of coffee at Spur. Just pop into any Spur restaurant and show your inked thumb to enjoy this complimentary beverage. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Spur Steak Ranches (@spursteakranches) Wimpy Warm up with…

    Fairview Cheese, one of the most recognisable dairy brands in South Africa and currently the largest producer of specialty cheeses in the country, proudly took the stage at the 2024 SA Dairy Championships to receive a total of 11 SA Champion titles for category winners and six prestigious Qualité Awards — the competition’s exclusive mark of excellence. This year’s event marked the 191st edition of the SA Dairy Championships, the largest and oldest dairy competition in Africa, which celebrates the excellence, diversity and economic significance of South Africa’s dairy sector. With over 1 000 dairy products from 78 producers, the…

    We’ve all experienced it: reaching for a loaf of bread on the kitchen counter only to find it’s gone rock hard and nearly impossible to cut. While turning stale bread into croutons or bread pudding is a clever reuse, these options work best with pre-sliced bread. But don’t toss that unsliced loaf just yet! There’s a simple method to bring it back to life, inspired by a viral TikTok trend. All you need is water and a warm oven to get that hard rock loaf back to its soft and fluffy texture. Check your loaf before you begin First, inspect…

    As the cool days of winter approach, it’s essential to prepare not only your garden but also your trusted garden tools for the season ahead. Proper storage of your garden tools during the winter months can extend their lifespan and save you money in the long run. GARDENA provides a step-by-step guide on how to store your garden tools for winter, ensuring they will be in perfect working condition and be in tip-top shape when spring arrives. Step 1 – Inspect and clean the tools The first and most crucial step is inspecting your tools and deciding best method to…