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W Cape producers

From coffee and cheese to bread and beef, these Cape-based producers are music to our taste buds. Richard Holmes Usana Farm: Pierre Winshaw Driving down the muddy track towards…

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Bruce Robertson

Chef Bruce Robertson’s Scarborough restaurant-from-home is attracting a happy following for deliciously relaxed lunches using simple, sustainable seafood. Kim Maxwell The Boat House, 36 Beach Road, Scarborough. Call 021-780-1789…

Francois Potgieter

He loves the quiet life and is happily at home sourcing local produce in his idyllic Free State setting. By Dominique Brown For bookings, call 058-255-1000 or visit www.sanparks.org.…

Leon Coetzee

Voted as a top 20 culinary destination, Kurland is an oasis on one of the country’s most scenic coastlines. Leon Coetzee is the chef behind this gourmet gem. By…

Babel by Maranda Engelbrecht

Jenny Handley writes about the launch of Babel, a fabulous new cookbook launched in time for Christmas The launch of the book Babel, by Maranda Engelbrecht, was as nature…

Richard Carstens

Richard Carstens is combining French and Asian influences with great success at Tokara. By Richard Holmes Call 021 885-2550 or visit www.tokara.co.za. In many ways, Tokara is a gourmet…

Dumi Ndlovu

The alchemy of Big Five and Big Dinners is a winner for Dumi Ndlovu. Richard Holmes &Beyond Ngala Private Game Reserve, call 011-809-4300 or visit www.andbeyond.com Ngala Private Game…

Fireworks by Jan Braai

(Bookstorm and Pan Macmillan, R250) “You need to be able to make the perfect braai, without fuss or fanfare. It’s just one of those things that separate the men…

Giorgio Nava

Perfect produce plus a dash of passion equals success. Just ask Giorgio Nava… By Richard Holmes Visit www.95keerom.com, www.carne-sa.com, www.mozzarellabar.co.za and www.caffemilanonaples.com I’m convinced of it. Giorgio Nava must…

March 2012 releases

Bill Granger, Gino D’Acampo, Heston Blumenthal and more… By Andrea Pafitis-Hill and Ingrid Casson SUGAR, SUGAR (Simon and Schuster, R310) Take two sassy American “sugar mommas” with wild imaginations…

January 2012 releases

Jamie Oliver, Justin Bonello, Michele Cranston and more… By Ingrid Casson and Belinda dos Santos MARIE CLAIRE FRESH + EASY (Murdoch Books,R240) Michele Cranston’s new book will have you…

February 2012 releases

Gordon Ramsay, Rachel Allen, Adam Liaw and more… THE HEART OF THE HOME (Random House Struik, R403) In her second cookbook Australia’s first MasterChef Julie Goodwin shares 100 of…

April 2012 releases

Mourad Lahlou, Sarah Graham, Donna Hay and more… By Andrea Pafitis-Hill BITTEN. (Struik Lifestyle, R230) What began as Sarah Graham’s food blog, afoodieliveshere.wordpress. com, has resulted in this cookbook…

June 2012 releases

Pete Evans, Marc Vetri, Tamasin Day-Lewis and more… By Andrea Pafitis-Hill FOOD YOU CAN’T SAY NO TO (Quadrille Publishing, R398) Aptly titled, Tamasin Day-Lewis’s latest release focuses on making…