1 Marras The Trickster Piekenierskloof Cinsault
Martin Lamprecht’s The Trickster is a perfect alternative to Pinot Noir. It’s an unoaked, light-bodied summer red with a perfumed nose and fresh red fruit flavours. On the palate, it will leave you salivating and wanting more. Serve it slightly chilled and paired with fish grilled on the fire. R99.99
2 Raats Granite Blocks Cabernet Franc
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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
DIY Homemade Pregnancy Tests
Home methods to check pregnancy were used before the modern pregnancy test kits were invented. A number of these natural pregnancy tests are still very useful, as they are easy to do with the help of several things readily available at home.
Everything Under the Sun
Summer 2021 is making up for lost time, from foodie attractions across the US you’ll want to make a road trip for to virtual cooking classes from the comfort of home.
For The Love Of Wine With Joey Wölffer
We enjoy a great glass of wine whether sipping it alone, happy hour Zooms or friends and family. When we think about one of our favorites, Wölffer Estate comes to mind. Whether we have sipped at their winery in the Hamptons or had a few bottles on hand for celebrations, it's one that we always gravitate towards. Joey Wölffer is continuing the tradition of great winemaking for this family-owned brand. She's also known for her sense of style and her boutique. We caught up with Joey to talk about the winery, innovations, their properties and more.
A DEEP DIVE INTO OCEANIA EATS
How Oceania Cruises’ gastronomy stays impressively on-trend
Between our critic’s first and last visits to the Basque-inspired taverna, not much (and everything) has changed.
Bars, Restaurants Pay Price For California Virus Surge
California took a big step back in reopening its economy on Wednesday as Gov. Gavin Newsom shut down bars, wineries, museums, movie theaters, and inside restaurant dining across most of the state for three weeks amid troubling increases in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.
World of Wine and Ale
Come discover the wonderful world of wine and ale, where every experience is unique in its own very special way. From finely crafted beers to exquisite wines, this section is sure to tantalize your taste buds.
Alexandra Minton Earns National Honor as Level-Two Sommelier
While growing up in Ocean Springs, Alexandra Minton had a passion for music.
A Fresh Pour
Davidson’s first urban winery makes another pioneering mark: A woman of color owns it
CHATEAU CHANTAL’S INTIMATE WINE DINNERS BRING TOGETHER NEW FRIENDS AND OLD TO DELIGHT IN THE MAGIC OF EXPERT WINE AND FOOD PAIRINGS.