• Riaad Moosa

    5 minutes with… Riaad Moosa

    While Cape-based comedian Riaad Moosa is often touring with his latest show, or being introduced to a global audience via a Netflix special, he’s also a family man who appreciates home cooking – and the food at WCafés

  • Chef Nti

    5 minutes with Chef Nti

    Nthabiseng Ramaboa has lived many lives – in business, fashion, and now, food. But she’s always stayed true to her roots. Now, she’s celebrating South African flavours with her event space in Maboneng in Joburg

  • One to watch: Vusi Ndlovu

    Top chef David Higgs thinks he’s hot stuff. As does Marthinus Ferreira, whose mentorship saw Vusi win the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2018 Africa and Middle East semi-final and place in the top seven of the San Pellegrino Young Chef finals. TASTE caught him between shifts at The Marabi Club in Jozi, where he’s works as head chef.

  • What I know now: David Higgs

    He’s been in the food industry for almost 30 years, doing stints in hotel cooking, industrial catering, teaching and fine dining – picking up a slew of awards along the way. Between giving orders in the kitchen of his newest venture Marble, he indulged us in a trip down memory lane.

  • What I know now: Karen Dudley

    The one-of-a-kind chef behind Woodstock institutions The Kitchen and The Dining Room revisits some of her most defining food moments and reveals what really happened when Michelle Obama popped in for lunch.

  • What I know now: Cass Abrahams

    Mastering the art of Cape Malay cuisine didn’t happen overnight for the much-loved and celebrated South African chef, who says she still learns something new every day.

  • What I know now: Ina Paarman

    Don’t even pretend you don’t always have a box of her legendary chocolate cake mix on stand-by. We’re not judging. Neither does Ina, who tested 120 different versions of the recipe before she was satisfied.

  • 5 minutes with Irna Van Zyl

    We talk to media veteran, columnist and now author, Irna Van Zyl about her debut crime thiller, Dead in the Water, and discuss what she loves about the Overberg area.

  • 5 minutes with Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp

    5 minutes with Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp

    TV presenter, businesswoman, blogger and winemaker – Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp should copyright the hashtag #lifegoals. But, as she tells us over lunch at De Grendel, motherhood is her most exciting job yet