‘Chenin is a refreshing varietal that can be made in completely different styles – and it goes really well with summer foods,’ says Spier executive chef Lolli Heyns. Chenin Blanc is also my own personal favourite wine to sip all summer long, and I can’t wait to try it in Lolli’s West Coast mussels in white wine cream sauce this weekend.
Meat-free Monday here we come! We’re teaching you to make pasta from scratch this week. It’s easier than you could have ever imagined! Turn it into this gorgeous sweetcorn and ricotta ravioli, and you’ll have a winning dish to serve your guests in no time.
We got really inventive with this one, and it paid off big time because it is absolutely delicious. We crumbed our chicken in couscous instead of breadcrumbs and made our sauce with nut milk for an extra level of flavour. So what are you waiting for? Make some couscous chicken tonight!
If it’s possible to make a mini version, we’ll make it. Whip up these little teatime delights for the whole family this weekend. Our mini drop scones are scrumptious with jam and whipped cream, but they will be just as great with easy savoury fillings like cheese and ham.
With the many public holidays and commemorative days decorating our calendar, it’s hard to remember which ones are truly worth the celebration. Every year on 31 January those with a bibulous bend should not forget to raise their cocktail glass in a toast to Brandy Alexander Day – the only cocktail to have a day officially named in its honour.
Coffee, whipped cream and a smooth Irish whiskey. Could there be better combination? Let us show you how to make it the traditional way so you can serve it up to your guests after dinner.