Having a sustainable home is not just about protecting the environment, it’s also about creating a better living space for you and your family. Have a look at some of our top tips for incorporating an environmentally-friendly lifestyle at home.
Despite the approaching rainy season, you should always make an effort to appreciate and save water no matter where you are. This is especially true in the kitchen, as water is a key ingredient in many recipes, and cooking often requires the use of large amounts of water. Take a look at our top ten tips for saving water in the kitchen.
This is one fad that’s been around for quite a while, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. If you’ve always wanted to give it a try but have been unsure as to where to begin, we’ve got some tips on how to meal prep like the best of them.
The occupation of being a chef has been around for hundreds of years but has only become a more renowned and accepted profession in recent years, gaining considerably more respect. But this new-found recognition comes with great responsibilities, not only to clients and staff, but to food and the food industry itself. So what does it mean to run an ethical kitchen, and what does that have to do with you?
Listeriosis is a food-borne bacterial disease and, as you know, it has taken SA by storm. The World Health Organisation has officially confirmed that what we are currently experiencing is the largest outbreak of Listeriosis ever, with around 750 laboratory-confirmed cases so far. This may not seem like so large a number, but considering it is a preventable, treatable disease, this number is far from positive.
As the executive chef at the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel in Cape Town, Tamsyn Wells is well acquainted with preparing complicated meals in multiple courses for large amounts of people. And that’s why she is the perfect person to give you some handy advice to make your festive cooking journey a little less tiresome this year.
Looking for cool new ways to use your juicer that doesn’t involve health drinks? Use it to make your own home-made coconut milk, and then use it make one of the divine recipes below for that tropical, nutty flavour we all know and love!
Eating disorders affect all different types of people, negatively impacting their mental and physical health as well as their productivity and relationships. Dr Sarvani Pather, a psychiatrist at Akeso Crescent Clinic, explains what elements could lead to Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and Bulimia (BN), as well as any tell-tale signs or symptoms and what the recovery process looks like.
With our lives constantly getting busier and busier, cooking wholesome and healthy meals every day can become tiring, or there is just no time. Servd Fresh is all about taking the planning, shopping, prepping and cooking out of your daily routine by delivering meals of the freshest quality right to your doorstep. Their food is healthy, balanced, delicious and comes in fully biodegradable packaging! They helped us put together 5 ways to eat your way to a summer body and how they can help, should you need a hand.
We got together with Chef Alicia Gilliomee from the Capital Hotel School (link to your website) to learn more about using florals in everyday cooking, right in time for summer! Humans have been using florals since they were gatherers; collecting fragrant roots, leaves, seeds for spices and flowers to infuse into potions for medicinal purposes. Florals would also be used for the sheer enjoyment of their flavour, and because these natural beauties have always held some power of adornment.