• Make potato rosti

    Make potato rosti

    This dish can be served as a side or a main depending on how many you make. Serve with cream cheese and a generous helping of fresh salmon. Follow the steps and most of all, enjoy!

  • Make koeksisters

    Make koeksisters

    Traditional koeksister recipes can have slight variations: some use milk instead of water, others use fresh yeast and there are those who swear by adding cream of tartar to the syrup to give koeksisters that essential crispy exterior. Here’s our favourite version.

  • How to cook quinoa

    We love “keen-wa” – that’s the way you say it – from Peru where it is highly valued as a staple. And rightly so, for it is rich in protein. It’s a complete protein in fact, high in magnesium, a good source of fibre and gluten free. You may think it’s a grain, but it’s actually a seed. It has a wonderful mouthfeel – fluffy and nutty with a bit of bite.

  • Roast chicken

    Roast chicken

    An eternal favourite, a perfectly roast chicken is actually very easy to do. Here’s the classic way.

  • How to cook butternut

    Butternut is one of the most beloved members of the Cucurbitaceae family. It deserves a bit more than simply butter and sugar. Here are some easy ideas.

  • Make chilli poppers

    Make chilli poppers

    What better way is there to kick off a Mexican-themed party than a round of tequila and a platter of fiery jalapeño poppers?

  • Roast pork

    Roast pork

    Nothing beats the taste of a delicious pork roast, and it’s not difficult to do at all. To cook, proceed as follows.

  • Make sticky malva pudding

    Make sticky malva pudding

    Made with apricot jam with a spongy caramalised texture, every South African loves a traditional malva pudding. Serve hot, with fresh cream, ice cream or vanilla custard.

  • Make pizza bases

    Make pizza bases

    Making your own pizza bases is a great way to keep the kids entertained and into the kitchen. Make a pile of pizza bases and freeze them, then simply whip out of the freezer and add your favourite toppings.

  • Use cream in cooking

    Use cream in cooking

    Baffled by the number of different creams – whipping, pouring, single, double – on the market and exactly what they’re best used for? Let’s explain.

  • Substitute alcohol in a recipe

    There are several recipes that call for alcohol as one of its ingredients, but for a variety of reasons, you may not want to use it in the dish that you are making. Here’s what to do.