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  • Escape The Conventionality Of Flowers and Opt For A Bouquet of Flavours

    14 February is recognised internationally as the day on which love in all its forms is celebrated. With a frenzy, lovers race to purchase boutiques of roses to gain more affection from their partner, however many a dual is had at the point of purchase as each year roses are in short supply due to […] More

  • The Blue Cookbook – a Selection of free sustainable Seafood Recipes

    Assortment of top chefs combine for sustainable seafood cookbook – counting our very own celebrity Chef Siba Mtongana. The collaboration aims to encourage shoppers to make the best environmental choice when buying the seafood they love! The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) – an environmental not-for-profit – is launching its first FREE sustainable seafood cookbook in […] More

  • Carb-conscious Mushroom Meatza Pizza Recipe

    We all know that there’s really no need for a pizza day because, well, who does not love a good pizza (nearly) every day? But hey, since it’s 2021 and we’re in need of any reason to celebrate, we’re here to tell you that 9 February is National Pizza Day. Even better, we’ve got a […] More

  • How are you celebrating National Pie Day? [Recipe]

    Get cooking now to celebrate National Pie Day on the 23rd of January!  Who doesn’t love a good pie and if it’s not only delicious but a healthier option, there’s no reason for us to not tuck in! We’ve picked a great recipe with butternut, mushrooms and nuts to put a gourmet spin on the […] More

  • Loosing Weight made Easy with these handy Mushroom Recipes

    Overweight South Africans can reduce their risks to Covid-19. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) more than 53.8% – more than half – of South Africa’s adults are overweight or obese. And this is not just weight gain during the Covid lockdowns. Research dating back to 2016 indicated that the prevalence of our population […] More

  • Fish Tikka Masala Tacos from Spier Wine Farm!

    When hunger strikes, whip up these tikka masala tacos for lunch. Assembling them is a breeze, and their creamy spiciness is the perfect match for the Spier Signature Chenin Blanc. Run out of fish? No problimo! The tikka marinade is incredibly versatile: you can use it with chicken or pork instead. While you enjoy that […] More

  • Celebrate Summer with a Spier Signature Chardonnay/Pinot Noir Granita

    The Spier Signature Chardonnay/Pinot Noir was simply made for summertime sipping. Unpretentious, beautifully balanced and full of flair, it marries strawberry and apple flavours with a crisp finish. While delightful at brunch, on a picnic, or alone with a good book, the Spier winemaking team also recommends combining it with fresh strawberries and thyme to […] More

  • Portabello & Lemony Ricotta Puff Pastry Tart

    Are you cooking up a storm this festive season? With Christmas and NYE just around the corner, I am sure you will also have lots of family around as the festive season always brings everyone together enjoying a glass of wine, while having conversation over great food. Cook up something different and exciting this year […] More

  • Bacon, Feta & Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

    Are you cooking up a storm this festive season? With Christmas and NYE just around the corner, I am sure you will also have lots of family around as the festive season always brings everyone together enjoying a glass of wine, while having conversation over great food. Cook up something different and exciting this year […] More

  • Your 3-point plan to being a better man with Monkey Shoulder

    Finally! A day created to celebrate a man. We’ve been told we can celebrate more than one man. While there are so many things that we are told to do to be a good man, we’ve kind of narrowed it down to three solid tips (like the three monkey’s) that suit us just fine. Mix […] More

  • The Measure of a Man can be seen in a Blend of his Friends

    The 19th of November is International Men’s Day! It’s a day of reflecting on everything that defined being a man, and an opportunity to explore ways to improve ourselves. 2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year for many of us, and we have had to take a long deep look at ourselves, but its also […] More

  • Cherry Almond Ice-Cream Sandwiches with Choc-Fudge Sauce

    These sweet mouthfuls are bursting with fruity flavour, creaminess and crunch. Cherries and almond essence make a heavenly pairing in the ice cream, while the devilish hot choc-fudge sauce brings everything together in a passionate embrace. 450g fresh Cherry Time cherries 80g castor sugar 2 tbsp water 1 tin (385g) condensed milk 2 tsp almond […] More