Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: World's first wine inspired by brain activity analysis produced in SA

#WeeklyWineWrap: World's first wine inspired by brain activity analysis produced in SA[Anna-Bet Stemmet] South Africa's sought-after vintages, producers and sommeliers have been making news around the globe again this week. And get this - a group of forward-thinking scientists are now using neuromarketing techniques and technologies to explore the subconscious...

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Nina Timm
Quick weeknight supper

Quick weeknight supper[Nina Timm] Pasta Puttanesca literally translated as 'spaghetti in the style of a prostitute' is most probably the quickest pasta you will ever make (well, maybe my Pesto Pasta is quicker).

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: South African producer takes giant solar power leap

#WeeklyWineWrap: South African producer takes giant solar power leap[Anna-Bet Stemmet] Last week was quite an eventful one in the world of wine and we are happy to bring you some good news from around the globe.

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Anna-Bet Stemmet
#WeeklyWineWrap: Smart wine

#WeeklyWineWrap: Smart wine[Anna-Bet Stemmet] Good day fellow wine lovers and welcome to the very first Weekly Wine Wrap-up.

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Nina Timm
From farm style to Afro chic

From farm style to Afro chic[Nina Timm] Vetkoek with lamb is as South African as braaivleis and the beloved Madiba. I think we all grew up with warm, spongy vetkoek stuffed with just about anything.

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Ruth Cooper
Tap(as) into the Haiku taste

Tap(as) into the Haiku taste[Ruth Cooper] I have a love/hate relationship with tapas. When done right they offer so many different bites of deliciousness and are perfect for sharing with those you love...

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AIMEÉ SERRÃO
Coffee trends brewing in 2016

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[AIMEÉ SERRÃO] Artisanal brewers know that in order to keep coffee enthusiasts satisfied the coffee industry can never be dull or stagnant. However, ten years ago brewers lacked this knowledge as the main coffee trend revolved...

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Nina Timm
Beef Short Ribs with Pomegranate

Beef Short Ribs with Pomegranate[Nina Timm] Lately, beef short ribs are all the rage. Smokey BBQ beef short ribs are the new thing when having a braai and lamb shanks are happily replaced by beef short ribs cooked for hours in red wine with earthy mushrooms and pancetta lardons...

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Nina Timm
Ice cream sandwiches for my Valentine

Ice cream sandwiches for my Valentine[Nina Timm] Ice cream sandwiches are my Cupid's arrow this Valentine! And ice cream sandwiches don't only have to be for your kids you know. The flavour possibilities are endless and you can try anything from chocolate and banoffee to lemon creams with Mojito ice cream for the grown-ups.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Cape Wine Auction

Hosted at Klein Constantia Wine Estate, the auction ensured guests were treated to scenic views, a wide range of wine from neighbouring Constantia farms, craft beer and market style food from award winning chefs Peter Tempelhoff and PJ Vadas.

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Nina Timm
Street food in your own kitchen

Street food in your own kitchen[Nina Timm] Beef koftas, most definitely is the street one food I cannot resist: the intoxicating aroma of the meat grilling and then topping it with cool, tangy tzatziki.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Cape Town Festival of Beer

Thousands of beer fans headed down to the festival to taste over 200 beers and ciders produced by over 45 different breweries.

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Ruth Cooper
Classy Mexican at Del Mar

Classy Mexican at Del Mar[Ruth Cooper] Classy Mexican sounds like a bit of an oxymoron; however Del Mar, as part of the Bukhara group, in Camps Bay has perfected this unique and hard-to-achieve mix.

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Ruth Cooper
Chef Scot: Chef of the Year

Chef Scot: Chef of the Year[Ruth Cooper] Chef Scot Kirton from the fabulous La Colombe has just been crowned Chef of the Year and La Colombe crowned top 2 on the Top 10 Restaurant list at this year's Eat Out Awards...

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Ruth Cooper
Towers above

Towers above[Ruth Cooper] It is not often that one finds fine-dining restaurants situated in hotels; sure hotel food is usually fairly fancy and of a good quality, but not usually that of the art-on-a plate variety.

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
2015 Eat Out Awards

The Test Kitchen did it again, taking top honours among South African restaurants as the Restaurant of the Year for the fourth consecutive time.Scot Kirton of La Colombe won the title of Eat Out S.Pellegrino Chef of the Year.

Five Hundred - Gavin Kenst, Wynand van Wyk, Candice Phillips, David Higgs, Lloyd Jusa - 2015 Eat Out Awards  Jen Su and J'Something - 2015 Eat Out Awards  2015 Eat Out Awards  Desert by George Jardine and Kyle of Jordan Restaurant Millionaire's Shortbread - 2015 Eat Out Awards  

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Ruth Cooper
Authentic Indian at Bukhara

Authentic Indian at Bukhara[Ruth Cooper] Tucked away up Church Street, just behind Green Market Square and above a Clicks one finds the authentically Indian restaurant Bukhara.

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Ruth Cooper
Food for thought at the Spier Secret Festival

Food for thought at the Spier Secret Festival[Ruth Cooper] Perfectly poached eggs, ox heart tartare, blue cheese braai broodjies, sun-dried tomato silkworms, Sriracha soft serve, unorthodox wine tastings, cheese-making demos...

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Ruth Cooper
Ruth Cooper
Scottish Leader pop-up event

Their first surprise was when the flowing red dress of the saxophonist turned into a red carpet before foodie celebrity Johnny Hamman enticed them with spooned canapés, passed by unseen waitrons through artfully constructed holes in the wall.

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Ruth Cooper
Seafood winning at Seelan

Seafood winning at Seelan[Ruth Cooper] If a lux seafood hankering is upon you, Seelan at the V&A Waterfront should really be at the top of your list. My partner and I were lucky enough to be treated to a three-course meal at Chef Seelan Sundoo's restaurant last Friday night.

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