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  • Chicken Breast stuffed with Fairview Feta Recipe

    Each month, Fairview sends us one of their lovely recipes making use of Fairview cheeses. August is no different and we’ve got a lovely chicken breast recipe for you. It’s super easy to make and the final dish bursts with flavour with the Fairview Feta really standing out bringing the entire dish together. You’ll also […] More

  • A Ginger Monkey to Get You Through the Month

    The Ginger Monkey cocktail, specially created for those with a modern, minimalism outlook on life. Making an appearance from the famous Monkey Shoulder Cocktail Book, here’s a mix to showcase the zesty orange and spiced oak notes found in this authentic, award winning whisky. This tall refresher enhances both notes with fiery ginger beer and the […] More

  • Potato, Butternut & Feta Latkes Recipe by Fairview

    Latkes are traditionally made from potatoes because they were plentiful and easy to obtain for Eastern European cooks. They are made from shredded potatoes, eggs, onions and salt. Matzo meal, flour or breadcrumbs are often added to help bind the ingredients together. Herbs and spices are sometimes added for flavor. As these little potato cakes […] More

  • This is the Camemburger

    If you’re on diet, look away now. If you’re lactose intolerant, close this tab immediately. This is not a drill. This is not pretend. This is the Camemburger. ALRIGHT STOP, RECIPE TIME. Whatever you want to put on your burger is up to you. I did the following: Rocket, fresh tomato, caramelised and pickled red […] More

  • The Journey of Perfection by Wixworth Gin

    Wixworth, an artfully balanced gin, subtly infused with South African Renosterbos, has launched on April 5th, 2017. Following in the footsteps of London distillers in their quest to perfect their Dry Gin recipes, Wixworth undertook their own journey to craft and perfect the quintessential gin recipe with subtle hints of South Africa. They spent many […] More

  • Tsogo Sun’s Cape Town Chefs share their best Easter Recipes

    Inspired by Easter and all things chocolate, four of Tsogo Sun’s Cape Town chefs share their recipes for a decadent five course chocolate brunch. The menu starts with chocolate Mayan yoghurt, cinnabun melba toast, chocolate & hazelnut crumble, and fresh raspberries, created by Executive Chef of Southern Sun Cape Sun and former chocolatier, Alfred Henry; […] More

  • Baked Kingklip Recipe with Tomato & Feta by Fairview

    The good people at Fairview have created a range of delicious recipes to showcase the versatility of Fairview Feta. All of these dishes have been tried and tested by their chefs of the Goatshed Restaurant making use of only local ingredients. The Baked Kingklip with tomato and feta is a real treat and super easy to […] More

  • Classic Gin & Tonic Recipes with The President Hotel

    Nothing says Summer like a refreshing G&T next to the pool. And with artisanal gins growing in popularity in South Africa, there is even more reason to treat yourself with one of these trendy cocktails (or two, or three). Here in South Africa you have the unique chance to join this gin-revival as the country […] More

  • Beef Carpaccio with Biltong Jam Recipe by The Table Bay Hotel

    Camissa is named after the Khoisan word for Cape Town, offers diners a relaxing and sensory experience while overlooking the busy, working harbour inside the scenic V&A Waterfront. The restaurant also includes a separate wine bar and wine tasting room and an elegant private dining space for those special occasions. Having recently launched their new summer menu, […] More

  • Deboned Leg of Lamb with Feta & Onion Topping by Fairview

    The good people at Fairview have created a range of delicious recipes to showcase the versatility of Fairview Feta. All of these dishes have been tried and tested by their chefs of the Goatshed Restaurant making use of only local ingredients. This deboned leg of lamb recipe as served by Fairview has a beautiful feta & […] More

  • Traditional Greek Salad by Fairview

    The good people at Fairview have created a range of delicious recipes to showcase the versatility of Fairview Feta. All of these dishes have been tried and tested by their chefs of the Goatshed Restaurant making use of only local ingredients. The traditional greek salad recipe as served by Fairview has been included in the […] More

  • Beef Fillet stuffed with Feta Recipe by Fairview

    Feta is one of South Africa’s favourite cheese, but it only tends to find its way into dull salads and the occasional pizza. A bit boring, – don’t you think? The good people at Fairview have created a range of delicious recipes to showcase the versatility of Fairview Feta. All of these dishes have been […] More

  • Easy-Peasy-Kinda-Festive-Cupcakes with Oreo

    Let me set the scene. Oreo wanted us to create our very own festive-type holiday inspired recipe, incorporating their new brand Oreo Golden. Sounds great, hey? Yeah totally, except for a small problem…..I hate baking. I hate that there are so many rules. I hate that you can’t just add stuff and live like a […] More

  • Win: Oude Meester Wassail Recipe

    Last chance to win an incredible prize worth R1,500!  South Africa is home to the most noble spirit, fine potstill brandy. We have a long history of brand-making which has a 300 year history in this country and looking at the numerous awards our local producers have been winning, they are closing in on perfection […] More

  • Win: Van Ryn’s Chai Tea Recipe

    The perfect combination of Chai Tea & Brandy.  South Africa is home to the most noble spirit, fine potstill brandy. We have a long history of brand-making which has a 300 year history in this country and looking at the numerous awards our local producers have been winning, they are closing in on perfection with […] More

  • Win: Richelieu – Café Français Recipe

    Coffee? Brandy? Count me in.  South Africa is home to the most noble spirit, fine potstill brandy. We have a long history of brandy-making (over 300 years) in this country and looking at the numerous awards our local producers have been winning, they are closing in on perfection with every new year. Neat or on the […] More

  • New Steenberg Rosé teems with the fragrance of spring

    Steenberg’s coral pink Rosé, a frisky new wine from this acclaimed Constantia cellar, is an unbridled expression of spring in your glass. A burst of watermelon sorbet, rose petals, rosemary and thyme, the maiden Steenberg Rosé 2016 is a gorgeous blend of Syrah(72%) and Cinsault(28%). Refreshingly crisp with a mouthful of raspberries, wild strawberries and […] More

  • The Story of Curry with La Motte

    Cape Winelands Cuisine – a cook book by La Motte! The cook book was first published in 2011 and shares a host of traditional curry recipes – from curried fish to chicken, lamb and seafood, as well as sambals to serve on the side. Of course the book also includes a recipe for the very traditional […] More