Thursday, 29 June, 2017

Food

Top Tips for Trim Hips this festive season

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Eat organic wherever possible. The sun is out, the water is warm and it’s the time of the year for family gatherings, thanksgivings and huge celebrations. Make sure you can fit into your favourite garments this festive season by following the tips below Have some of these staples in your kitchen at all times to use as ‘fillers’ for various ... Read More »

Pecan Pie

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Recipe Total Time: 3 hrs 35 min Prep: 20 min Inactive: 2 hrs 0 min Cook: 1 hr 15 min Ingredients Dough: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold butter (1 stick), diced 1 large egg, lightly beaten Flour, for rolling the dough Filling: 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 cup packed light brown ... Read More »

Ghee

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How to Make Ghee. Ghee or clarified butter is used in countless Indian dishes. It is in fact, a great alternative to cooking oil. Homemade ghee is fragrant and adds an incomparable richness to any dish. Ghee becomes solidified at lower temperatures but can easily be melted when required. This recipe makes approximately 850 ml (when in liquid form) of ... Read More »

Renowned TV chef and restaurant owner – Reza Mohammed

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He is a popular and flamboyant TV chef and Star of India restaurant owner. Reza is now a top chef for the Food Network and has received high praise for his recent series Reza, Spice Prince of India. The series took Reza and the viewer on a culinary tour of the sumptuous palaces of Rajasthan, showcasing Reza’s inimitable blend of ... Read More »

Spices that help with digestion

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A common complaint of my patients is the occurrence of flatulence. The Ayurvedic tradition asserts that each plant carries a cure for some ailment. This has also been increasingly recognized by modern medical science. In addition, a large and growing number of patients all over the world are increasingly using medicinal herbs. In fact, over one-third of Americans use herbs for health ... Read More »

How to Braai a Snoek

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There are two ways of braaing a snoek: Straight onto the grid. Coals will need to be slightly gentler as the skin might burn more easily on the direct heat. You definitely need to pay more attention in this method and make sure you don’t burn the fish. The skin side of the fish will end up slightly crisper and ... Read More »

Eastern Food Bazaar in Cape Town

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There are a couple of things about street food that makes it irresistible. The authenticity, the open air and the fact that you can get your hands dirty. Communal diners smile conspirationally at each other, sharing that greatest pleasure of all with abandon: good food. The Eastern Food Bazaar finally gives Cape Town that experience. Here people from all walks of life ... Read More »

Easy diets for vegans

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Vegetarian diets include a variety of types, such as ovo-lacto, which excludes meat, poultry and seafood but includes dairy and eggs, and the strict but healthy vegan diet, which excludes eggs and dairy. There are also vegetarian diets that are more strict, such as the raw vegan. Some vegetarian diets tend to be more complicated than others, but preparing food ... Read More »

Health eating for seniors

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Your body changes as you get older, but a balanced diet will help you stay healthy. Here’s what to eat and how to keep healthy as you get older. What to eat A healthy, balanced diet Whatever your age, it’s important to eat a healthy, balanced diet. This means you should try to eat: plenty of fruit and vegetables – ... Read More »

Zonnebloem Competition

Zonnebloem Laureat 2010 pack shot (LR)

From the 2010 vintage, Zonnebloem’s flagship red blend, Laureat, features a new label that pays homage to those who have shaped this well-loved South African brand. The new look, that is strikingly different from its earlier iterations, also better distinguishes the specialty wine from the core range. A Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot-dominated blend, the wine takes its name from the ... Read More »