KWV, a century old Wine & Spirits Producer, announced as Best Achiever at the 2021 Veritas Wine Awards...
KWV The Mentors Red Wine Maker, Izele van Blerk There is a very dedicated Wine Team at KWV. It starts in the vineyards with Chief Viticulturist Marco Ventrella sourcing the finest grapes and watching over vineyards of KWV’s grape suppliers. Marco Ventrella, KWV's Chief Viticulturist Once in the cellar, the grapes go to the various
Mexican chicken soup with charred baby corn – Alida Ryder Alida says: “What I love most about this soup is that it’s really easy to adjust according to what you have in the house. I’ve added courgette (zucchini), beans (although my kids aren’t big fans), frozen corn, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower and chunks of sweet potato.
Alida Ryder's Vegetable Rösti with guacamole cream Alida says: "A dish my mother made incredibly well was Vegetable Röstis. She would grate onions, carrots and potatoes and bind them with a little flour before frying spoonfuls in hot oil until they were crisp and golden. They were usually served as a side to roasted chicken
Creamy Fish & Fennel Bake by Anina Meyer Anina Meyer is a relatively new discovery for me. I am enamoured of her work and this week she kindly agreed to let me use her posts, so she is the newest Food Associate on my website and I am thrilled, and you will be seeing more
My Mum's Ginger-Glazed Shortbread Jane-Anne says: "A bite of this heavenly, gingery tea-time treat transported me, in a twinkling, to my childhood. Isn't it curious how a long-forgotten scent or taste can summon dusty memories from the cobwebbiest corners of your brain? And isn't it strange how a forgotten flavour or texture, when experienced again,
Creamed spinach grilled cheese sandwich – Alida Ryder Alida says: "Would you just take a look at that. That melty, luscious spinach and feta filling with a little mozzarella for that extra bit of ooze. Yes please! As I’ve mentioned before, I am completely devoted to sandwiches. For so many it’s a quick solution to
Lizet Hartley's Walnut pizza with smoked beef & Brie Lizet says: "I had a ‘what if’ moment with Hartlief's Smoked Beef. It may say smoked, but it has a wonderfully gentle flavour that I thought would be complemented marvelously by an equally gentle rind cheese. Next I thought of walnuts. And then I thought of
Alida Ryder's crispy bacon & brie grilled cheese sandwich with caramelised onions There are times when an indulgent sandwich like this, made in Alida Ryder's usual style, one of perfection, good to look at, great aromas, brilliant flavours, just needs a bottle of great wine. Maybe you've had a full and busy day
Carey Boucher Erasmus’s roast chickenwith pork sausage, apricot and sage stuffing Carey asks, "Planning on doing roast lunch or dinner anytime soon? Try this awesome stuffed chicken recipe. Firstly, the skin is so golden and crispy from the butter that gets rubbed underneath the skin. The meat is super succulent and the stuffing is a droolworthy combination of sweet
Alida Ryder's Pan-fried fish with lemon-cream sauce & capers Alida Ryder is such a fabulous cook and photographer. Trawling through her website, I always feel inspired to cook. Her food is generous, in terms of colour, aroma and packs a real flavour punch. Here she uses SASSI friendly hake to create a deliciously
Alida Ryder's Salt & Pepper Pork Belly with perfect crispy crackling Alida Ryder is one of my favourite food people. Excellent cook, recipe developer, great photographer. Her food is so generous in terms of looks, aromas and just fabulous flavour. Alida Ryder Her website has a huge following and she is
Callie Maritz & Mari-Louis Guy's Wild Rice Salad Callie says that “One of our favourite markets is the Whole Foods Market in America. I infrequently attended a gym near my local Whole Foods, but whenever I did I would follow with jaw exercises at their salad bar. This is close to one of
Nina Timm's Moussakalighter, healthier, easier Ingredients 6 medium egg plants 15 ml dry oreganum 45 ml olive oil For the filling 30 ml olive oil 500 g lamb mince 2 cloves garlic – finely chopped 1 large onion – finely chopped 2.5 ml dry fine coriander 5 – 10 ml salt 5 ml