The people: The two chefs behind Belly of the Beast, Neil Swart and Anouchka Horn, both have very fond memories of making snoek on the braai – always with an apricot glaze and sweet potatoes on the side. “We wanted a recipe that paid homage to this tradition,” says Neil.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Using Food Labels For a Slim Waistline
Weight Loss Guide
DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats Sue NYC Over Pandemic Fee Caps
Three of the nation’s largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms.
Beat Depression & Anxiety With Food
Looking at a menu or perusing the contents of your fridge, you probably don’t wonder, “How will this affect my mood?” But maybe you should.
DEA Still Insists Marijuana Has No ‘Accepted Medical Use'
DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.
ALL RUMORS ABOUT THE REVOLUTIONARY NEW SENSOR
10 Reasons Why You Feel Bloated & How to Fix It
Wondering why you feel bloated most of the time? Here are 10 reasons for bloating and quick remedies to consider.
Geared Up Los Deliveristas
After work conditions deteriorated, New York’s immigrant bicycle couriers united to bring a revolution to the gig economy.
THE FUTURE OF FOOD LOGISTICS
HOW THE FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN IS CHANGING IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19
Wartime Rationing Changed How America Ate for a Century. The Pandemic Will Do the Same.
The government tried to stabilize the Nation’s food supply 80 years ago. Its efforts backfired.
PIECE OF CAKE
A Homeland mom of four has her cake——and eats it, too.