Local-born chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s eatery, JAN, in Nice, France, was recently awarded a Michelin Star for its exquisite food. Now his latest book, JAN: A Breath of French Air, brings a bit of French fine dining to South Africa, with easy-to-follow recipes and home-grown ingredients, making this sometimes intimidating style of cooking attainable for the everyday cook…. Read more →
Keep your gut healthy and the good bacteria happy with a batch of probiotic boosters.
She used to light up our TV screens on the popular Mzansi soapies Muvhango and Rhythm City, but these days, Lucia is heating up the kitchen as the official chef of White Star maize meal. So why did the actress make the switch from soaps to soup? ‘I decided to take a break from acting because there is no respect… Read more →
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Think of your immune system as an army of germ-fighting soldiers: it prevents all of those nasty disease-causing micro-organisms from making you sick every day. Then think of what you eat as the army’s armour: when you eat plenty of the right foods, the armour gets thicker. The idea of being able to ‘boost’ your immune system with a few… Read more →