Home Cooking

Home Cooking

There is nothing complicated or chiefly about cooking at home. You do not need to be a creative wizard. If you can read you can cook. Beginner cooks can easily loose heart if they tackle over complicated dishes or follow badly written, untested recipes. I was a Home...
Organise Your Pantry with 6 Simple Tips

Organise Your Pantry with 6 Simple Tips

The pantry is an important part of any kitchen whether it be a walk-in closet or a sacred shelf. We’ve put together 6 suggestions to help you organise your pantry!   1. Spice Racks   On our website we sell stainless steel spice racks to organise your...
The Best Tips for Sensational Salads

The Best Tips for Sensational Salads

Salads Coring and washing a head of lettuce: Removed the bruised outer leaves from the head of lettuce. Rap the bottom of the lettuce sharply on the counter to loosen the core. Pull out the core in one piece. Hold the lettuce core-side up under the cold tap –...
The Best Stir-fry Technique

The Best Stir-fry Technique

My ‘wow’ moment came when Lilo, a lovely Chinese lady, who was my P.A. some years ago. She shared her stir-fry secrets with us. It is important to work in a particular 7 step sequence. No. 1 Slice the meat, chicken or fish and toss it with a little cornflour to coat....
6 Recipes To Try This Heritage Day

6 Recipes To Try This Heritage Day

Heritage Day is next week and we’ve put together a selection of some of our South African-style recipes to inspire you! From a cheesy biltong salad to a pulled lamb curry, you’re bound to find something to suit your taste. Let us know which South African...
5 Tips for Cooking with Fish and Seafood

5 Tips for Cooking with Fish and Seafood

1. How to choose right The eyes: These must be round and protruding, not sunken. The gills: Lift the head at the gills and examine the colour. A bright red colour is a sign of freshness. If the gills are greyish, then the fish is old. The skin: It must be smooth,...
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