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Recipe: Pea and watercress soup with Sauvignon Blanc

Light and refreshing Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 4 cups (1l) chicken or vegetable...

Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Brownies with Ruby Port

Makes for a classic flavour combination. Ingredients - makes 12 large squares: 250g butter 2 cups (400g) caster sugar 3 large free range eggs 1½ cups (200g) of plain...

Mosaic wins prestigious Wine Spectator award

In a first for Africa, Pretoria restaurant Mosaic at the Orient has earned a 2018 Grand Award from the US publication Wine Spectator for...

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018

The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards were announced in Bilboa, Spain yesterday with The Test Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town placed at 50th after...

Recipe: Chilli Con Carne

A Tex-Mex classic that’s great for winter entertaining. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400g red kidney beans, soaked in cold water overnight 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1...

Recipe: Chocolate Almond Biscotti

After-dinner treat. Makes 30 - 35 Ingredients: 1 cup (200g) caster sugar 2 large free range eggs ½ tsp (2.5ml) vanilla extract 1½ cups (200g) self raising flour, sifted ½ cup...

Recipe: Chicken Biriyani

Great for winter weekday nights. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400g Basmati rice, well rinsed 2 cinnamon sticks 6 cardamom pods 2 cloves olive oil for frying 2 onions, finely sliced 4 cloves of garlic,...

Recipe: Beef Wellington

A classic decadent dinner party recipe Serves 4 Ingredients: 800g - 1kg beef fillet salt and freshly ground pepper 2 tbsp (30ml) olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of...