Are you looking for a delicious dessert to create this Winter? Wedgewood Nougat and Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine have teamed up to create this scrumptious ginger and almond pie. ‘I crave pecan pie, so this is my take on the traditional pie – made even more delicious with the additional Wedgewood Angels Nougat Biscuit base and Nougat chunks,’ Jackie tells us.
The use of bitters dates back to hundreds of years ago, where it was first used by monks for medicinal purposes. The popularity of bitters soon grew in Europe in the 1600s where they were used as appetite stimulators before a meal. It was only later in 1824 that Dr. Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert created the world famous recipe of aromatic bitters for Angostura.
A proper celebration needs food, and lots of it. So, for Mandela Day this year, get the oven ready, set the table and tuck into some of Madiba’s favourite dishes.
That’s right! Today we celebrate these deliciously warm and fluffy rings of love because it’s National Doughnut Day. If you can’t get to making your own doughnuts today, at least try to have one from any of the local bakeries nearby. What better way to begin Friyay than with a sweet treat, right?
Bring out the wood and charcoal, because the weekend is almost here and there’s nothing better than standing around a fire with good friends making great food. Try this delicious braaied snoek recipe!
It’s no big secret that Cape Town is going through a severe drought, so local business owners have had to assess a way forward to keep their businesses afloat while saving water. From the 1st of April, The Test Kitchen will introduce The Drought Kitchen, a pop-up dining experience. Luke Dale-Roberts and his team will focus on using less water in the kitchen while still preparing creative and magnificent food.
Everyone knows that summer is stone fruit season. We’re keeping it simple to ensure that we bring out their fruity flavour perfectly in our nectarine and mozzarella salad.
With the sweet, sticky flavours of apricot we all know and love, these Cape Malay fish sosaties will go down a treat on the braai this weekend.
December can be pretty crazy, and figuring out what to cook for all the guests at your house on Christmas Day is one of the most stressful parts. I love to cook, so while I don’t want to prep something that will have me flustering around all day, I also don’t want to buy everything ready-made. That’s where UCook’s Christmas meal delivery box comes in.
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.