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  • Nothing goes to Waste at Tobago’s Restaurant

    Norman Heath, Executive Chef at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, loves trying new things. His mind was set on the leftover orange peel from the orange juice, made fresh daily for the breakfast buffet. To Norman it was obvious to reuse and recycle the orange peel, pits and pith to make marmalade. Everyday 20kgs of […] More

  • Almond Flour Flapjack Recipe

    Ever wondered how and why margarine was first invented?  Flora Margarine’s heritage is largely linked to health care and was first developed as a direct response to the growing need for a heart-friendly alternative to butter and lard. A well-balanced, nutritious diet includes healthy fats; margarine provides essential fatty acids, nutrients that your body needs […] More

  • A wonderful Father’s Day Recipe from Spier Wine

    You don’t have to show your love with extravagant gifts on Father’s Day. Why not put your time and money into something a little more heartfelt this year? Sharing a meal and quality time with Dad is a great why to show your appreciation. That’s why Spier has shared this recipe for the occasion. Cook […] More

  • Warm up with a Reyka Vodka Cocktail

    Reyka vodka have unveiled a recipe for their New Earth cocktail, the ideal drink for a cold winter’s night! A product of the Icelandic town of Borgarnes, Reyka Vodka makes the most of Iceland’s resources to give it its smooth taste and silky finish. Using nearby glacier spring water and lava rocks as a natural filtration system, […] More

  • Celebrating International Gin & Tonic Day with Tanqueray

    The 9th of April is one of our favourite days of the year! If you don’t know why, we’ll shout it from the rooftops: It’s International Gin & Tonic Day! To celebrate this wonderful occasion, we thought we’d inspire you with four incredible gin & tonic recipes that will impress your friends and elevate your […] More

  • Chenin Blanc: Late summer just found its perfect Match at Spier Wine Farm

    With the days still long and the mercury still soaring, it’s little wonder that Spier Executive Chef Lolli Heyns’s go-to varietal is Chenin Blanc. “Chenin is a refreshing varietal that can be made in completely different styles – and it goes really well with summer foods,” she explains as she welcomes us into the kitchen […] More

  • Butter Chicken Curry Recipe by Tobago’s Restaurant

    One off my favorite curries are butter chicken curry. For me this is the something anyone can attempt at home, it’s a good start for beginners if you are learning about spices as curries are quite complex and have many ingredient and can be quite a big task for the first timer. Search your local […] More

  • How to work with Phyllo Pastry by Mediterranean Delicacies

    Phyllo pastry is a speciality of the Mediterranean region.  As very thin unleavened dough, it is ideal for making a variety of different foods.  This includes sweet tasting food like the syrupy Baklava, savoury dishes such as pies, tarts, spring rolls, Greek dishes like spanakopita, bourekas, and tiropita (cheese pie). Crispy and golden brown when […] More

  • Tango on your tongue with the Ginger D.E.W

    The Irish are well known for their dancing, and this month’s cocktail muddles an abundance of Irishness and ginger to create a playful part of your palate. Though they are very different, ginger ale and Tullamore D.E.W. Irish whiskey have much in common. Their colours are similar; each has its own fragrant aroma and uncompromising […] More

  • The Perfect Excuse for a D.E.W., Any Time of the Day

    The perfect drink for any day, Tullamore D.E.W. presents the Irish Espresso. A warm and fitting end to any meal, this is the Tullamore D.E.W. true Irish version of an Irish classic, crafted after the legendary drink made in 1943 by Irish chef Joe Sheridan. While the original was developed to soothe and revive the […] More

  • A Little Bittah Reyka this October

    Skál! That is Icelandic for Cheers! We hope you’ll be rasing your glass today in celebration of Vodka Day with the vodka proudly made with the help of volcanoes – Reyka Vodka. Reyka holds true to the saying ‘the simple things in life are the best’ with the ‘Little Bit of Bittah’ cocktail, that goes back […] More

  • Line fish with artichoke sauce with Seelan Restaurant

    Seelan – who has launched and been instrumental in the successes of some of the Cape’s most illustrious establishments, including La Perla, The Grand, The Reserve Brasserie and Shimmy Beach Club – conceived Seelan as a taste of St Tropez at the V&A Waterfront – a home away from home for Capetonians and tourists alike. Every week, he publishes one of […] More