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Intimate family wedding

$(function() { $(‘#gallery a’).lightBox(); });  Otto de Jager’s tips for an intimate family wedding: Keep the guest list small (70 or less). Use flowers done by a professional stylist,…

A Fishy Tale

Judy Sendzul and Greg Stubbs are co-owners of The Salmon Bar, a chic new restaurant in Franschhoek featuring fresh trout produced on Greg’s farm and superb imported salmon. JULIA…

Going for green

Sustainable fishing has become something of a buzz word within foodie circles, and one man who is leading the way with his approach and ideas is hot London chef…

Taking the Tapas Trail

You don’t have to meander through the cobbled streets of Madrid to sample authentic tapas and experience what has become the spirit of sharing good food. Here are some…

Coffee Fix

Sexy machines to pull off the perfect espresso at home, convenient pods, single-estate coffees and latte art are some of the thrilling new trends in the world of coffee…

Star forecast

Renowned Australian food writer and stylist Michele Cranston was recently in South Africa to promote her new book Seasonal Kitchen and to appear at the Good Food & Wine…

The market place

For committed cooks and food lovers there is an exciting immediacy about food markets. The freshness of the ingredients challenges you to use them as soon as possible while…

The fantastic four

Meet four of the country’s most talented chefs, winners of the Unilever Foodsolutions Chef of the Year competition in the categories of By Invitation Only, Senior, Junior and Ethnic…

Creating their own luck

Against the odds, a township cooking school in Cape Town is slowly making a difference, and forging promising careers in hotels and restaurants for its students Dressed in a…

food emporiums

For the love of food

VERUSKA DE VITA La Grande Epicerie and Fauchon in Paris, The Organic Café in Dubai, Harrods Food Hall and Fortnum & Mason in London, Dean & DeLuca in New…

The little black foodie book

Ever wondered where foodies find all their secret ingredients? We asked three people in the know to open their address books and share their favourite spots for everything from…

soy sauce

The source of soy

Soy sauce, thought to be one of the world’s oldest condiments, has been integral to Eastern cooking for 3 000 years. Fx went to a soy tasting at Lynton…

teas

A Taste for Teas

Tea drinkers often associate tea with the British tradition of afternoon tea, which is usually a black tea from one of the Empire’s colonies – Assam and Darjeeling from…

The Top 10 Super Foods

The Top 10 Super Foods

“The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human offerings. Let food be your medicine.” – Hippocrates, philosopher Foods with super powers? Apparently so. Researchers have…

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