KWV, South Africa’s iconic wine & spirits company turns 100 years old KWV was originally founded with the single purpose to serve the interest of the South African wine industry and to promote the image of local wines abroad in turn. This mandate changed in the 1990s when KWV’s role essentially altered from that of
Jane-Anne Hobbs's Paprika-Thyme Sausage Rolls Jane-Anne is an accomplished food writer and cook. Always a little wrinkle in her dishes and always easy and clean full flavours. Paprika-Thyme Sausage Rolls Ingredients 2 square sheets of puff pastry 32 pork chipolatas 2 Tbsp (30 ml) olive oil a small bunch of fresh thyme good quality smoked
Michael's Brandied Christmas Cake Stir up Sunday, which each year in late November, a date in the Christian calendar known as the Sunday last before advent, is traditionally the day on which Christmas Puddings are stirred up and Christmas cakes are baked. Why Stir-up? The term comes from the Anglican Church Book of Common Prayer:
Parmesan Tiles When we had our restaurant we often served Parmesan Tiles with soup in winter, or on salads in summer. They are so easy to make. They also make a delicious pre-dinner snack with a glass of fine brandy. What you’ll need 500 ml freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese or Grana Padano,
KWV Héritage XO Cognac This is the perfect gift at Christmas. KWV, having been acclaimed at ISC and IWSC over recent years as the home of the World’s Best Brandy, recently unveiled KWV Héritage XO Cognac SA’s first and only Cognac produced under a South African brand name. “Cognac can only be produced
Ready for the table In the Anglican Church Book of Common Prayer, "The Sunday next before Advent" falls on the 2oth November 2016. This is the day on which, after Church, the Christmas puddings were made in my home when I was a boy [and I do not need to point out
During my childhood, Easter was the time to get a new jersey and autumn always meant baking and chestnuts. Mosbolletjies made from fermenting grape must, sweet juicy crunchy koeksisters and rainbow cake. Maggie, who was my mother’s housekeeper, was a brilliant baker, and she did it in the old-fashioned way with no machinery.