Congratulations to Talisha Ramnarain for winning herself a signed copy of Hayden Quinn's new coobook, Dish It Up!!!!

If you are not in Cape Town, let me tell you this….it is COLD!  It is raining!  My mind is going crazy thinking of Stews, Curries, Potjies, Casseroles, Soups, Hot Chocolate….I’m thinking of a Sticky Toffee Pudding with generous splashes of Custard….Ooolalaaa! I go to my Instagram, Facebook and Twitter timelines and take comfort in […]

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   Every household has their designated cook, that person who prepares the most divine dishes.  Be it one dish that they specialise in or several other dishes. One of my sisters used to cook Umphokoqo better than anyone.  Whenever the family was in the mood for umphokoqo we would ask her to prepare it.  Kicking and screaming, […]

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 Can’t believe it’s already February!  It’s red and white everywhere!  Aaaah!  What can we say it’s the month of LOVE! A lot of single people get depressed during this month especially at the sight of all the Valentines gifts at retail stores.  Well, in my book love is not just about romantic love, it can […]

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Are you getting into the holiday mode?  I am.  Infact, at times like these I wish I was a student again, done with my exams and relaxing at my favourite holiday destination….my mother’s house. Catching up with friends, family and oh just sitting in front of the TV and doing nothing LOL!  It’s funny that […]

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  Flavourful, finger licking and bone crushing goodness….. Yup! It is all of those things and more…. There’s quite a number of English names given to this chicken i.e. traditional free range chicken, home grown chicken, indigenous chicken, chicken raised at home and my personal favourite…..the running chicken. I grew up calling it Umleqwa which […]

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