• Chill out with these 6 granita recipes

    If you’re keen on whipping up some ice-cold treats this summer, but you’re not big on using an ice-cream maker or don’t have ice-lolly moulds, we’ve got some great news for you! A granita is a refreshing icy dessert that you can make using almost any fruit. If you’re keen on a delightfully cooling, crunchy bite that melts in your mouth, we suggest you keep reading.

  • 4 easy platter ideas to get the party started

    If you’re of the opinion that fancy dinner parties are overrated, we suggest you ditch the plates and the pretence and serve your guests something more relaxed and laid-back. We’ve selected four of our favourite fuss-free platters to help you live your best hosting life.

  • Get festive: Bake an old-school Christmas cake this year

    The festive season is fast approaching, and with it comes end-of-year office functions, countless cocktail parties, and of course, the all-important Christmas dinner or lunch, with all the trimmings. This year, why not plan ahead and impress the family with an old-school, traditional Christmas cake, baked from scratch?

  • 10 no-cook crowd pleasers

    Who said entertaining friends and family has to be hard? We don’t think so. TASTE will have you serving up deliciously tasty dishes without involving the stove. Yup, you read that correctly.

  • 15 Fab festive cocktails

    15 Fab festive cocktails

    ’Tis the season for some fa-la-la-la-fun leading up to the summer holidays, so what better way to get into the relaxed swing of things with some refreshing merry-making cocktails? Don’t worry teetotalers, we’ve got you covered, too!

  • What to braai this festive season

    What to braai this festive season

    Take your festive feast outdoors this holiday season with Clement Pedro’s mouthwatering recipes. Think turkey on the braai and beef rib-eye roast on the bone. Festive eating will never be the same again.

  • 5 edible gifts for Christmas

    5 edible gifts for Christmas

    Home-made cordial and no-knead bread are just a few edible gifts that will win over your foodie friends and family this Christmas. Hannah Lewry shares five of her favourites.

  • Make your own edible Christmas gifts

    If you’re stuck for Christmas gift ideas or looking to be a little more inventive this year, why not make your own edible gifts? We’ve got a few fab ideas up our sleeve for you to try – from rose-petal preserve to smoked truffle salt.

  • 8 things you didn’t know about Christmas pudding

    8 things you didn’t know about Christmas pudding

    Sticky, sweet, boozy and studded with fruit – and the odd sterilised coin – there are few festive desserts that beat Christmas pudding for the traditionalists among us.
    Here’s a bit of trivia on the subject to mention around the festive table.

  • 5 genius everyday ways with gammon

    5 genius everyday ways with gammon

    If you think that gammon should only be enjoyed during the festive season, think again. Clement Pedro has four inventive recipes that will change the way you look at gammon for good. Hint: gammon mac ‘n’ cheese.