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The Taste Case

Wikus Human is responsible for recommending wines to pair with the flame-cooked food at David Higgs’s Marble restaurant. We couldn’t think of anyone better to curate this month’s TASTE case to pick your six ultimate braai wines

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Anatomy Of A Dish Snoek Pâté Reloaded

There’s no shortage of inventive, delicious, locally flavoured dishes on the menu of Cape Town restaurant Belly of the Beast. But if there’s one dish that people can’t stop talking about, it’s the smoked snoek dip with lightas-air sweet potato crisps. Here’s why

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Happy Hour Zest For Life

Start your limoncello project now and in a week you’ll have bottled sunshine – a taste of warmer days to come, says

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Food From The Heart

Durban-based author Shubnum Khan honours the women in her family who, for decades, have expressed their love through cooking and sharing excellent food

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

The Better Butter

Kerrygold Irish butter is made from the milk of grass-fed cows and is loved the world over for its deliciously creamy texture and full-flavoured taste

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Maize Rice

Also known as mielie rice, maize rice is finely cut maize with the bran and germ partially removed. It’s finer than samp and coarser than maize meal, making it a wonderfully textured accompaniment to stews, salads and braais

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Sundae best

Rediscovering her mom’s long-lost choc-fudge sauce inspired Sam Woulidge to create her own Tin Roof ice-cream sundae – a braai dessert without pretensions, only the sweetest suburban childhood memories

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

SPECIAL TRIBUTE Farewell, chef

Lesego Semenya, a.k.a. Les Da Chef, cookbook author, television presenter, TASTE columnist and beloved TASTETube host, passed away in July, after contracting Covid-19. He was just 39

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Woolworths TASTE
September/October 2021

Magic Beans

Mogau Seshoene associates winter with her grandmother’s bean curry and the stories that she loved as a child, which is how her summer bean salad became a cold-weather curry

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Take Me Back

When international travel opens up again, make Italy your dream destination, says Michelle Coburn, who stockpiled enough incredible food experiences when in Rome, Florence and Venice to keep her spirit satisfied for over a year

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

The Taste Case

Want to expand your cellar this season? Or make some daring pairings? We asked Woolies’ experts Rebecca Constable and Rob Gower to use their insider knowledge and recommend some winter gems

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

The Family Lasagne

In honour of her beloved virtual friend Dr Sindi van Zyl, self-confessed “lazy cook” Sam Woulidge learned to make a really good lasagne from scratch

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Pasta Lover, Lover

Recently diagnosed as gluten-intolerant, lifelong pasta enthusiast Tumi Morake was utterly bereft until she discovered some unexpected alternatives

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Bread Reloaded

Don’t bin stale bread, says Khanya Mzongwana. Save it to make croutons for panzanella, add it to ribollita-style soup or use it instead of pastry a low-key genius take on Pasteis de Nata

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Anatomy Of A Dish Italy's Finest

Margaret Giustizieri’s family has been importing fine Italian ingredients through their business Cremalat Cheese for almost 30 years. Their Bedfordview restaurant, La Cucina @ Cremalat, is the place for authentic Italian fare, like this spectacular orecchiette with salsiccia and friarielli

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

All You Need To Know About...Chocolate

Not content with white, dark, milk and ruby chocolate, Willy Wonka acolytes have come up with even more varieties. Which is great news, frankly, because who doesn’t need a new excuse to eat chocolate?

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Pop-Up Restaurant: Great Makers

Taste contributing food editor Khanya Mzongwana has brought her collab-driven pop-up feasts to Cape Town. First up? Sharing platters of jerk chicken, braaied lamb and creative inspo in the east city

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

TALKING ITALIAN

We may not be able to get on a plane to Italy, but we can bring it to our tables with Abigail Donnelly’s incredible, inspirational tribute to one of the world’s favourite cuisines. Stanley Tucci would be proud

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Woolworths TASTE
July/August 2021

Mother Tongue

As Mother’s Day approaches, Lesego Semenya – a.k.a. Les Da Chef – remembers a dish he associates with his late mom, Gloria. Ting ya mabele is the kind of recipe that’s passed down by mothers to their children

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Woolworths TASTE
May/June 2021

Easy Weeknight Suppers

Lamb sausage-and-lentil Bolognese, cauliflower soup with cheat’s Welsh rarebit, shredded chicken chilli over polenta and more easy weeknight suppers Hannah Lewry has lined up for autumn

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May/June 2021

Sunday's Best

Sparing her from beetroot stains before the traditional seven-colours lunch is Mogau Seshoene’s poignant example of the breadth of her father’s love

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May/June 2021

Stock Of Ages

Since embarking on a plant-based food pilgrimage to the country of her birth, British Sierra-Leonean chef Betty Vandy has been reminded of her mother’s love with every bite

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Woolworths TASTE
May/June 2021

The Proof Is In The Pudding

When Seb gets a case of hiccups, Sam Woulidge and her husband deploy a plan that involves hugs, science … and a self-saucing lemon pudding

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Woolworths TASTE
May/June 2021

New Cookbook Tea Highs

Surprise your mom with a next-level treat straight out of Babylonstoren’s new book An Invitation to Tea. We’ve got first dibs on three of Maranda Engelbrecht’s decadent recipes, just in time for Mother’s Day

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Woolworths TASTE
May/June 2021

Braise Your Game

Turn to the lighter side when you need a comforting, one-pot stew that won’t weigh you down. Abigail Donnelly’s take on classic braises from Europe to Latin America and Japan will ease you into winter

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May/June 2021

The Little 'Hood That Could

There’s a rare kind of magic to Cape Town’s Little Mowbray, a neighbourhood wedged between the frenzy of Main Road and the snoozy suburbia of Pinelands. Best thing about it? The solid line-up of eateries within strolling distance

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Woolworths TASTE
January/February 2021

The Acid Test

Ever think vinegar could be good for more than just a vinaigrette? It’s time. Abigail Donnelly hit the condiment aisle and cooked everything from fried eggs and Momofuku-style firecracker pork, to old-fashioned vinegar pudding, poached nectarines and pickles

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Woolworths TASTE
January/February 2021

Dinner Plans

Stretch the holidays (and your bank balance) with these crafty ideas for weeknight suppers – from a 30-minute pork belly and Mediterranean-style steak salad, to Bovril-enriched meatballs and a simple pasta that can be served hot or cold

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Woolworths TASTE
January/February 2021

Sunny Side Up

Breakfast goals? 1. Don’t skip it. 2. Mix it up. Humans cannot live on muesli alone, says Hannah Lewry. So how do cheesy flatbreads, easy veg fritters, smoky beans and eggs, ricotta frittata and choc-almond oats sound?

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Woolworths TASTE
January/February 2021

Mother sauce

Chakalaka recipes are not in short supply, but Mogau Seshoene just happens to be the daughter of the woman whose version is the very best in the land. Now you know

2 mins read
Woolworths TASTE
January/February 2021

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