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Recipe: Roast chicken

How to do Sunday lunch perfectly. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 x 1.5kg chicken, giblets removed 1 lemon, quartered 4 cloves of garlic, whole 15g fresh thyme 4 sprigs parsley 2 tbsp (30ml)...

Book review: Durban Curry – So Much of Flavour

I read and reviewed lots of lovely cookbooks in 2014 but Erica Platter and Clinton Friedman’s Durban Curry - So Much of Flavour (PawPaw...

Recipe: Indian chickpea fritters with tzatziki

Perfect post-work snack. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400g dried chickpeas, soaked overnight in cold water 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 tsp (5ml)...

Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards 2014: results

The Absa Top 5 Olive Oil Awards 2014 were announced recently, the winners as follows: Rio Largo Premium Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Intense), Rio Largo...

The Foodbarn – restaurant review

There’s nothing in the words “barn” and “village” to suggest a great seafood restaurant. Yet The Foodbarn in Noordhoek Village sets a gold standard...

The Test Kitchen reacts to the drought

Top Cape Town restaurant The Test Kitchen is set to introduce a reduced-water dining experience which will run exclusively from April to May. The...

Chicken Licken and Kentucky Fried Chicken – restaurant review

Done right, fried chicken is one of the world’s great edible experiences but it’s all about proportions of taste and texture. The coating needs...

Restaurant review: Myoga

Overall, the food at Myoga is perfectly yummy, few would argue with that. It’s just that, when you’re having a five-course tasting menu prepared...