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Festive 3D Fantasy

In light of the festive season, the Brooklyn Mall will be hosting a festive 3D fantasy on the 2nd December, bringing the much popular story of the ‘Nutcraker’ using 3D interactive pavement art scenes which were created by the talented Cuboliquido and the Planet Street Painter. There will be performances by the Joburg Ballet, SAPS […]

Ask Tanya

Gardening Tips – Episode 8

Tips: Use this time to prune overgrown trees that are perhaps hanging over into you neighbours yard or even in your own garden. This action not only keeps them neat and tidy but also revives them. Don’t forget to keep the lawn edges nicely trimmed and manicured. Edging shears work best for this activity. Just […]

5-Ingredient Fix

Fresh Tomato Dressing

Yields: 2 cups BYOC: Use your favorite herb here and tailor this dressing to the meal or your family’s favorite flavors… fresh thyme oregano, basil, chervil, parsley, anything goes! Try serving this sweet and tangy dressing tossed with fresh baby spinach, a baby mesclun mix or even butter lettuce and blue cheese. Ingredients 1 cup […]

Annabel Langbein

Green Beans with Olives and Garlic

Snap raw beans in half to test for freshness and remove the stringy bits if necessary. Prep time   5 mins Cook time  7 mins Serves: 6 as a side Ingredients 500g green beans, trimmed 2 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed finely grated zest and juice of ½-1 lemon 2-4 tbsp finely chopped kalamata […]

Ask Tanya

Gardening Tips – Episode 6

Tanya talks perennials as she visits a colourful garden in KwaZulu-Natal that showcases the splendour and beauty of these plants as well as the qualities they possess that make them a firm favourite with gardeners, she then chats to Jenny Howells from Blackwood nursery about the propagation of perennials. Ofcourse- what to do in this […]

Crafts

Inks to make statement projects

On today’s episode of Show Me How, Gloria Bastos is joined by Kim Geyser of K Craft.  Kim will be showing how to use Inks to make statement projects. First, they show how to make an elegant Canvas Birthday Calendar and then later how to use the Ink Dip Dye and Stamping technique to spruce […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Hot Cross Buns

Makes 12 buns Ingredients Dough: ¾ cup 2% milk, heated to just above body temperature (105 °F) 4 tsp instant dry yeast 1/3 cup sugar 3 large eggs, at room temperature ½ cup vegetable oil 3 ¾ cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest ¾ tsp salt ½ tsp ground cinnamon ¼ tsp […]

Food

Green Frittata with Asparagus and Spinach

Serves 4 Ingredients 12 asparagus spears, ends trimmed and half of them cut into 1” diagonal pieces 150g (5 oz) baby spinach leaves 1 small leek, thinly sliced and rinsed well 3 tbsp chopped chives 2 tbsp chopped tarragon 12 eggs 100g (4 oz) goat’s cheese, crumbled 1 tbsp olive oil 50g (4 tbsp / […]