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Barcelona! Chef Kerry Kilpin

Bistro Sixteen82’s ex ecutive chef, Kerry Kilpin,takes a break from the beautiful Steenberg Farm in Constantia Valley to visit the home of tapas, Barce lona, for some inspiration.She shares her journey with us.

4 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
MARCH 2017

The Gold Standard

In the Scherpenheuwel Valley (between Worcester and Robertson) flows a different kind of cultivar. Rio largo – the home of multi-award winning “liquid gold” – produces only the finest premium extra-virgin olive oil.

4 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
MARCH 2017

All Aboard the Espresso Express

A stronger, more concentrated,creamier coffee from finely ground beans filtered through high pressure, espresso forms the base for many a “caffè” – why not then the base for gourmet treats too?

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
MARCH 2017

Out & About

Tucked away in a corner of the Cape Quarter Square, Lou Lou’s has a Jekyll and Hyde quality about it. By day, sit on the terrace at Parisian style café tables and watch the upwardly mobile stroll across the courtyard. By night, ensconce yourself in the moody bar – and stay till late.

1 min read
Food & Home Entertaining
March 2018

The Fragrant Kitchen

From the Spice Trails of a Subcontinent Just Off Asia Comes a New Gem to the Franschhoek Leeu Collection Treasure – Marigold, as Exotic as the Fiery Flower It Derives From, Brings North India Home

5 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
August 2017

A Mattifying Foundation

Private Chef Matt Manning’s Invites Are Highly Coveted. He Recently Hosted a Bevy of Empowered, “i Got This” Women to a Fabulous Brunch With All the Trimmings

5 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
August 2017

Cherry-Picking Gins

With so many gins on the market, it can be difficult to find something unusual.

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
July 2018

Toast Of The Town

Tostato, translating to “toast” in Italian, has found a new meaning, thanks to Sonel Venter and David Hobbs’s Tostato Bakery – a pop-up business that can only be found at two local markets – enticing customers from Joburg to Harties with an array of delectable breads and bakes

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
July 2018

The Power Of Elegance

When She Came Across A Beautifully Subtle Wine, Relatively Unknown And Somewhat Mysterious, Our Ed, Andrea Pafitis-Hill, Went Beyond The Bottle To Unearth Its Provenance.

6 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2017

Small But Perfectly Formed

In the Picturesque Wine Valley of Robertson Stands a Historic Landmark, as Steeped in Tradition as Its Owners. Like Father, Like Daughter, Abigail Rands Welcomes Us at the Door of the Victorian Robertson Small Hotel and Invites Us in.

10+ mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
April 2017

All Eyes On The Pies

Bye-bye – No, Hello –the Old School English (and Every Other) Vintage-style Pie, Back in Fashion and Fresh Outta the Oven, Oozing Nostalgic Goodness and Consoling Warmth on a Gloomy Day.

10+ mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
April 2017

Mexico In Flying Colors

ABIGAIL MENDOZA RUIZ IS AS COLOURFUL AS HER CULINARY KNOWLEDGE. HAILING FROM A SMALL TOWN NEAR ONE OF MEXICO’S GASTRONOMIC HUBS, OAXACA, ABIGAIL RECENTLY VISITED SA AND SHARED WITH US HER FIRM TRUST IN MOTHER NATURE, TRADITION AND FOOD’S SOUL

5 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
September 2017

The Making Of A Chef

This Is Where Masters of Cuisine Are Sculpted – the Institute of Culinary Arts (Ica). The Bar Is Set High at This Revered Establishment Where Students Clad in White Learn the Art With a Dollop of Excellence and a Pinch of Pride.

5 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
January 2017

A Rocky Enchantment

Wide Open Spaces and Desert Skies. This Rocky Mountain Landscape Is What Moved Prolific Artist Georgia O’keeffe to Create Artworks Depicting the Vastness of Nature, Fragile Life and the Brevity of It All, Once Again Juxtaposed by the Remnants That Remain. Anthea Gerrie Followed the Native American Trail and Discovered New Mexico and Arizona in All Its Enchantment.

6 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
January 2017

The Unsung Hero

HEAD CHEF MANOJ RAMA SHOWCASES THE PROUDLY SA TASTES OF DURBAN DIASPORA INDIAN CUISINE IN HIS WORK AT JEERA RESTAURANT, CELEBRATING THIS EXQUISITE AFRO-ASIAN FUSION FOOD GENRE

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
November 2017

The Of The Matter

At F&HE, our furry friends’ needs and nice-to-haves matter to us as much as those of our readers

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
February 2018

Thai Coconut Noodle Soup

Thai Coconut Noodle Soup

1 min read
Food & Home Entertaining
October 2018

Against The Odds

Growing up, Joseph Matheatau dreamt of a better life. Today, he is the first blind barista in South Africa. Jenny Handley caught up with him to learn more about his life’s journey.

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
October 2018

Amaranth

Amaranth may be tiny, but this mighty crop proves that dynamite really does come in small packages. Although it is referred to as an ancient grain, amaranth (like quinoa) is actually a seed – one amaranth plant, which has more than 60 different species, can produce up to 60 000 seeds!

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
August 2019

The Missing Link

While the topic of DNA testing for ancestry is a popular conversation piece these days, the more pertinent subject is DNA health tests – such as those done by the hard-working team at DNAlysis – to find out what really makes your body unique and how to apply this invaluable information to your daily lifestyle habits.

7 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
August 2019

Burrata & Charred Citrus

BURRATA AND CHARRED CLEMENGOLD IN ROSEMARY- INFUSED OLIVE OIL SERVED WITH CIABATTA TOAST

1 min read
Food & Home Entertaining
August 2019

Vietnamese Chicken, Sweet Potato And Butternut “Cari”

Yup, it’s “cari” in Vietnam and not “curry”. When I woke up and decided to make this curry, I thought I would be smart and use some Thai yellow curry paste straight out the packet, which is lazy, and cooking is all about exploring new techniques, so I made my own curry powder (they use powder in Vietnam and not pastes, as in Thailand). So, yes, an added step to this recipe – but, it’s that extra effort that takes it one step beyond. My mother always taught me to cook with salt and sugar, but this Vietnamese way of making a caramel with the sugar adds extra depth to the sauce. Sauce in curry is good...

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2019

In The Oil Business

Low on fire and high on flavour, Banhoek Chilli Oil is a brand that’s set to catapult its producers to entrepreneurial success – and delight the palates of spice lovers around the country

5 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2019

Homes With A Heart

Abraham Kriel Bambanani is the only safe home hundreds of traumatised, intellectually challenged or HIV-positive children know

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2019

Daily Essentials

These simple delights are sure to boost your everyday repertoire and put a pep in your step

4 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2019

Let's Upcycle! Sauce Bottles

Want not? Waste not! We leave no stone unturned and no potential craft un-upcycled! Here, we give old bottles new life by upcycling them into a braai’s best friends

2 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
June 2019

A World Of Chocolate

Having opened its doors on 8 May 2018, Chocolate Academy South Africa is the first of its kind in Africa and the 21st in the world. A Barry Callebaut initiative, the centre is run by a small, dynamic group of people who are passionate about innovation, chocolate, education and creativity

7 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
February 2019

Growing The Future

Social engineer and founder of the school-based community project Ikhaya Kulture Garden in Khayelitsha, Xolisa Bangani is transforming young lives through the power of nature

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
February 2019

Come What May

With Brexit on its heels and tensions mounting, we delve into the state of London’s dining scene in a climate where food – albeit political – can be a tool to foster reconciliation, acceptance and growth

7 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
February 2019

cook's tip

HOW TO TEMPER CHOCOLATE

3 mins read
Food & Home Entertaining
February 2019