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Terrific Thali: Chef Liam Tomlin’s Eatery Inspired by India

Chef Liam Tomlin shares what sparked Thali, his innovative tapas-style Indian-influenced eatery that has Capetonian foodies aflutter.

He’s the brain behind Chef’s Warehouse & Canteen, one of the city’s most successful eateries, but now Liam has set his sights … Read More

A Mother’s Love: Fabulous Foodie Ishay Govender-Ypma’s Marvellous Mum

Food and the Fabulous blogger, Ishay Govender-Ypma

It’s clear that Ishay Govender-Ypma’s love of all things foodie is rooted in her childhood experiences. Her wonderful blog, Food and the Fabulous, ‘showcases a world of travel, food and culture as … Read More

Cass Abrahams’ Ultimate Pickled Fish

Cass Abrahams believes that pickled fish is a wonderful reflection of the mixed heritage of the Cape’s Coloured people, as it is a Malaysian-inspired dish that became synonymous with the Christian celebration of Good Friday.

Photo: Toby Murphy, PQ … Read More

Enjoy Sushi Like a Pro: Chef Koshi’s Top Tips

We caught up with talented Chef Koshi from Kyoto Garden Sushi and found out his top tips for enjoying sushi along with highlights on the menu at this popular Cape Town eatery that describes itself as a ‘shrine to Japanese … Read More

Spice Girl: Meet Chef Vanie Padayachee of Marigold Restaurant

Meet Vanie Padayachee, Executive Chef at new Franschhoek hotspot Marigold where she makes magic with her innovative and utterly mouthwatering take on North Indian cuisine.

VANIE, YOU’VE HAD A BUSY FEW YEARS! TELL US WHAT YOU’VE BEEN UP TO? … Read More

Jenny Morris Takes Us to Morocco

‘I have always loved finding new spices, new foods, different places and markets, and discovering new little restaurants that my nose would lead me to tucked away down the back streets,’ says SA’s wildly popular gourmet chef and TV … Read More

Instafood 101: Photograph Your Food like a Pro

If you’re going to Instagram your food, do it beautifully. Professional photographer and The Truffle Journal blogger Melissa Delport gives us her cardinal rules for shooting fabulous Instagram food photos.

1. GETTING STARTED “Your first step is always to … Read More

How to Serve the Perfect Glass of Champagne

Bubbly is traditionally used for celebrations, but life is a celebration so bubbles should absolutely be your beverage of choice for all moments! So say the experts at Pop!, the delightful new mobile champagne truck that will add a … Read More

What We’ll Eat Next: Jan Hendrik on 2017 Food Trends

From kneading dough in the farmhouse kitchen of his childhood in Mpumalanga to running his own restaurant in Nice, France, Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s culinary journey has taken many unexpected turns.

We asked South Africa’s first Michelin-star chef (as … Read More

Cheers to the New Year: Champagne Tips to Ring in 2017

Nothing says celebrate like a glass of Champagne! It will soon be time for a cork-popping night of food and fizz, as we bid farewell to another year and usher in 2017.

We asked Aimee Kellen, Moët Hennessy Champagne … Read More