Long weekends are when family really comes to the forefront. It’s the time of comfort and communing over a shared meal with your people – whomever they may be. When memories are fortified by the scents and experience of good, easy food.
AN ABSOLUTE CHOCOLATE-CRAVING MELTDOWN
Make your long weekend unforgettable by sealing your meal with our decadent chocolate Easter fridge cake – made in under an hour. It is the shining star of our feature, It’s a meltdown, that introduces 8 brand new chocolate incarnations from our very own Abigail Donnelly. We’re talking malted waffles, macaroon-based butterscotch tart, and jammy éclairs. There’s no way to avoid surrendering to your cravings.
26 WAYS TO LOVE THE EASTER WEEKEND
Abigail Donnelly and Hannah Lewry puts the “easy” back into Easter with a slew of laid back recipes for lazy lunches and brunches, including all the long-weekend favourites: slow-roast lamb, fish-and-chips and braaied hot cross buns. Your ultimate guide to the easiest and most delicious Easter weekend yet.
MY KITCHEN FAMILY
Ever wondered what the staff at award-winning restaurants eat before they start cooking your dinner? In the spirit of family we look to the time-honoured tradition of the staff meal – practiced at any restaurant worth its salt – at 5 of the best restaurants in Cape Town. Uncover the emotional connections forged over food at these ‘family’ meals through the lens of chef-turned-photographer, Claire Gunn.
Everyday is like Sunday: Food stylist Lisa Clark grew up mindful that the way you cook for your children can really shape their lives. She’s shared a few of the recipes that every working mom (and dad) should master from her brand new cookbook, Everyday – a strategy for working parents to feed their kids without spending hours cooking. Plus, there are 3 copies up for grabs!
A feast for the senses: Soweto-born, Paris-trained international chef Wandile Mabaso shares the food-and-wine experience created exclusively for the launch of The Trenery Guild in Sandton – a celebration of local talent.
There are so many great prizes up for grabs this month. Four cookbooks and a dining experience for two at The Test Kitchen pop-up in Mauritius worth R57 000! You could be adding a copy of The Big Green Egg Cookbook (kettle-braai compendium!) worth R650, Everyday by Lisa Clark worth R320, the debut Through the Eyes of an African Chef (a celebration of African food culture and culinary methods) by Nompumelelo Mqwebu worth R450, or Shisanyama (the best South African braai recipes, taste tested and vetted) by Jan Braai worth R353. check out our competition page for much more.
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