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Here to stay

While new foodie fashions are always favoured, there’s much to recommend the restaurants and chefs that have been around for decades. Young can be yummy, but it’s not the…

So you think you can cook?

… and do you want to sharpen your skills and become a chef? We’ve gathered all the information you need on some of South Africa’s top chef schools Prue…

The producers

Four South Africans are doing things the natural, old-fashioned way, from cheese making to meat curing to flour milling RICHARD HOLMES Stone-ground flour: Nico Steyn of Eureka Mills Great…

Here be dragons

Find out who cooks what in Cyrildene’s vibrant Chinatown, where fireworks explode at New Year and every day is a fresh celebration of flavour ANNA TRAPIDO The restaurants of…

Family ties

F&HE reader Thandi Skye Warden sent us her favourite family recipe “Simon ‘Baba’ Ndlovu was my father’s right hand and helper for 38 years. He was also my best…

Flour power

Sifting through flours to find the facts Zaza Motha What’s in your cake, bread, scone, pasta, pizza? To understand flour it helps to understand the wheat grain, which is…

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…

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