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Décor

Africa Modern

The South African & African creative realm has truly come into its own over the past few decades. To the point where the world is watching, looking to Africa for inspiration, answers and guidance. In this series we will explore the creative world of Fashion, Design, Technology, Trends and the Arts, talking to the visionaries […]

Chef At Home

Caramel Sauce

Yield:  approximately 1 cup Ingredients 1/2 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup 35% whipping cream 1 tablespoon vanilla Method Pour the water into a saucepan then pour the sugar in a pile in the middle of the water.  Turn the heat to medium-high heat and begin cooking without stirring. The sugar will dissolve in […]

Favourite Food

Coriander and Mint Salsa

This is a pesto of sorts, so is incredibly versatile, the mint and the coriander balance each other very well. Ingredients 4 tbs roughly chopped fresh coriander, soft stalks included 2 tbs roughly chopped fresh mint 1 spring onion finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic mashed 6 floz olive oil Salt and pepper Method Whizz […]

Food

Granola Parfait

Fresh and Simple 1 Granola Parfait Ingredients 3 cups dry oats 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds 1/2 tablespoon wheat germ 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon pinch salt 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 cup dried fruit (cranberries, apricots, figs, raisins) 1 cup thick Greek yoghurt 1/2 cup fresh blueberries and gooseberries, […]

Cooking with Nick Stellino

Shrimp with Garbanzo Beans, Arugula & Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Chardonnay Sauce

Nick visits the fish monger and guides the viewer though a series of tips and techniques on how to make incredibly flavorful shrimp recipes which are fool proof and look and taste like a million dollars. Chef Stellino prepares Shrimp with Garbanzo Beans, Arugula & Sun-dried Tomatoes in a Chardonnay Sauce and a Salad with […]

Bake with Anna Olson

Brown Butter Cranberry Gingerbread Cakes

Makes 6 individual desserts with Brown Butter Caramel Sauce Ingredients Syrup & Fruit: 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/3 cup granulated sugar ¼ cup unsalted butter ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar ¼ cup maple syrup Cake: 1/3 cup unsalted butter ¼ cup packed dark brown sugar ¼ cup maple syrup ¼ cup […]

Health & Lifestyle

My House Your Money

The kids have grown up and want a house. The parents hold the purse strings. But they can’t agree on the perfect home. Introducing MY HOUSE, YOUR MONEY, a new reality programme with enough downright drama and high-stakes pressure to drive a family to the brink of real estate disaster. With house prices skyrocketing more […]

Food

Candied Citrus Fruit, Batons and Julienne Strips

In an ideal world, I would always have these chunky batons or finer julienne strips of candied citrus to hand for sprinkling over ice creams and sorbets, fresh fruit or compotes, cakes and various puddings.  The candied fruit keeps for months when stored in sugar  in a cool dry place , but are at their […]