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snoek braai
Recipes

This Classic South African Snoek Braai Recipe with Apricot Jam is the Ultimate Easter Meal

A classic snoek braai recipe supplied by Jan Braai, as published in his 2011 cookbook, Fireworks.

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Easter Hot Cross Buns recipe
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Easter Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Your guide on how to make your very own sweet spiced buns

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Pickled Fish
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Pickled Fish, a Traditional Easter Recipe

The spirit of the pickled fish tradition is as alive as the aromatic smell of masala

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La Motte
Recipes

Your Ultimate South African Christmas Trifle Recipe

Head Chef at Pierneef à La Motte, Michelle Theron, Shares Her Christmas Trifle Recipe

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OmniBlend6
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Quick and Easy Broccoli and Peanut Soup Recipe

We teamed up with the folks at OmniBlend blenders HQ to bring you this tasty and simple dish

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Malva pudding
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Sweet, South African Malva Pudding

Traditional South African Malva Pudding, served warm with custard or ice-cream, or both

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Backyard Grill Braai Area
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It’s Braai Day!

Celebrate South African culture at a selection of Braai Day events this Heritage Day

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Gluwhein 1
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Roland Gorgosilich's Glühwein recipe

A hot, spicy beverage for cold winter nights

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Crayfish Bisque
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This Crayfish Soup Recipe is Perfect for a Winter’s Night

Cape crayfish is a sought after delicacy that comes into it’s own with this soup en croûte recipe

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Rick's Cafe Aubergine Tajine
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Winter Layered Aubergine Tajine with Lentils Recipe

A hearty vegetarian bake bound to fend off frigid weather

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braai
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Boerewors, Pap en Sous

Traditional Braai Recipes to get your mouth watering

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Mulled Wine
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Mulled Wine Recipe

Divine drink to keep you cosy this winter

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macaronicheese1
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Macaroni Cheese

Never mind death by chocolate – try buttery and cheesy comfort food

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biryani zuid-afrika
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Easy Cape Malay Biryani Recipe

One kitchen-savvy Bo-Kaap local shares her take on this traditional South African dish

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V-Day Recipe
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Valentine’s Day Recipes

Tasty treats to make to make their hearts skip beats

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Orchard on Long Juice 2
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10 Healthy and Easy Blender Recipes

We enlist the help of a few health experts to bring you a selection of quick and simple meals, smoothies and dips

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Receipe
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A Gourmet Ostrich Steak Recipe

A guide to making a Roundhouse meal in the comfort of your own home.

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Prawns
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Grilled paprika prawns

Chef Jannie Melis from French Toast shares a recipe you can try at home

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Agri-Expo's Traditional Melkkos Recipes
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Quick and Easy Melkkos Recipe

Landbouweekblad editor Arina du Plessis shares her take on this traditional South African comfort food

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Green Curry
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Green vegetable curry with fried haloumi

Veggie.buntch.net shares a surprisingly easy recipe packed full of flavour and perfect for winter.

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De Grendel Springbok Shank Recipe for Winter
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Winter Springbok Shank Recipe

Slow-roasted comfort food to weather the winter chill

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La Motte Venison Pie
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La Motte’s Venison Pie Recipe

Easy Winter Recipes: This flavour-bursting meat pie will warm you right to the bone 

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We Love Wine Festival at CapeGate 4
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Top Recipes for Winter

Serve up super supper fare to warm up your winter dinner party 

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One Man, One Meal: Siba Mtongana
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One Man, One Meal: Cooking for One

Dining solo? We chat to three culinary experts in Cape Town to bring you some great recipe ideas, perfect for those dinner-for-one occasions 

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Dinner Party1
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How to throw an impressive dinner party

...without going through too much trouble

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Gourmet braaibroodjie
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South African Roosterbrood

Traditional Braai Recipes to get your mouth watering

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Bloody Harry Halloween Cocktail
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Bloody Harry Halloween Cocktail Recipe

This ghoulishly good mix goes down a treat

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Cape Malay Bobotie Recipe Reinvented
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The Cape Malay Bobotie Recipe Reinvented

Trees Restaurant chef Stefan Schmidt shares his original take on this traditional South African dish

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irishcoffee1
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The original Irish Coffee

The story behind the Irish Coffee recipe encompasses Ireland's renowned hospitality

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pancakes2
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Traditional pancakes

Nostalgic eating: pancakes filled with cinnamon and sugar

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Amarula-Melktert-Recipe-1
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Heritage Day recipe

Amarula-mousse tart with gooseberry coulis

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Lemon Meringue Pie
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Lemon Meringue Recipe

When life gives you lemons, make lemon meringue pie!

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Gourmet braaibroodjie
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Braaibroodjie Recipe for National Braai Day

Add a little gourmet flavour to the most basic of braai trimmings

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Dear Me Trout Summer Salad Recipe
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Summer Trout Salad Recipe

A wholesome, light delight for the sunny season

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South African-style doughnut Koeksisters
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Traditional koeksisters recipe

How to make South African-style doughnuts

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Chocolate Mousse 3
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Avocado based chocolate mousse

Rolene from RAWlean shares a recipe for a decadent vegan dessert

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Eggnog
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Eggnog recipe

A spirited drink for a cheery Christmas

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Halloween Recipes
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Vampire Kill or Halloween Greek Lamb

Foodie blogger, Ishay Govender-Ypma shares a spooky recipe with us

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Jan Braai
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Jan Braai's top 10 braai tips

The man behind National Braai Day tells you what’s important to him when he lights a fire

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Stellenbosch Wine Festival
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Tempura prawns with cucumber and mango salad and a hot sweet chili sauce

Pair this meal with Clos Malverne’s 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

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brandy pudding
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Farm style slow-roast shoulder of lamb

Pair with a full-bodied red wine, such as Knorhoek’s 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Stellenbosch Wine Fest
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Pan fried white fish in orange leaves with artichoke hearts and dill butter

Pair this with a white blend wine, we suggest the Simonsig Chenin Avec Chêne

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Paella
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Paella recipe from Chef's Warehouse

This traditional Spanish rice dish is meant to be shared amongst friends

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Irmik Helvasi
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Irmik Helvasi by Gusevil Can

This Turkish semolina dessert was the star attraction at INTERLINK School of Language’s international food day

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Various cheese
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Cheese board tip

Ideas for a cheesy meal

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Mount Nelson food&wine pairing4
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Appropriate wine for the appropriate time

In our videos, chef Rudi Liebenberg and sommelier Carl Habel discuss what goes with what

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Camembert
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Apple and Camembert pie

Suzanne Himely adds savoury French to this classic dessert

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baked aubergine2
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Baked aubergine with hummus and zaatar Greek yoghurt

Foodie blogger, Ishay Govender-Ypma shares a Meat-Free Monday recipe with us

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Ride the wave of surf and yoga camps with African Soul Surfer!

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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They will rock you

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Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

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Discover a match made in the divine tasting room of this Franschhoek estate

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Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

African Soul Surfer BackpackersSurf Lessons with African Soul Surfer

Learn to surf with the kiffest surf school in Cape Town!

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#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

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Many theatre buffs reckon West Side Story is the greatest musical ever written. Judge for yourself when The Fugard Theatre’s production of it returns to Cape Town

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Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

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Enjoy fresh and vibey live music every Saturday at Beluga

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The home of the Cobra offers thrill seekers one last ride. Ratanga Junction will be permanently closing on 1 May 2018

K-Way Platteklip Charity ChallengeCableway Charity Challenge

How many times could you run up Table Mountain for a good cause?

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Gold-class vicar knives, Swedish-made hunter’s hatchets and one-of-a-kind handcrafted outdoor gear – recapture that child-like feeling of wonder and amazement with Just Like Papa’s selection of unique, must-have gifts for men and women

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Elite swimmers will brave what is known as the “Everest” of open water swimming to raise funds for charity this Freedom Day

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Haute couture meets kasi style at this showcase of local design in Cape Town’s coolest township

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A riveting tale of artistry, truth, identity and moral consciousness

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Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

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Every Saturday in the historic Heritage Square courtyard, Roast & Co. serves up terrific lunch deals on tapas with live entertainment to create a buzz

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Learn about Cape Town’s past while savouring local cuisine with these informative walking tours

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The head-banging, guitar twanging rockin’ good times are back

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Celebrate our unique South African spirit with live music at one of Cape Town’s most vibrant markets every Saturday

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Start your weekend with a little inner-city or wineland movie screening

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What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. What happens in Cape Town gets told to your mom, dad, tannie, ouma, second cousin and neighbour down the street

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