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Vegetarian

Chickpea tagine

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This tasty vegetarian meal is the perfect start to a week of healthy eating

Banting

Artichoke salad

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A light banting-friendly salad just in time for spring

Recipes

Baby potato and roast garlic focaccia

Focaccia

Try this new idea with an old favourite, the potato

Soups & Salads

Dal chawal

Dahl

Wajeeha Abbasi lives in Karachi, Pakistan. She sent us this dal recipe, which is a staple in her country

Main Dishes

Chicken and sausage jambalaya

Jambalaya

Add some Mardi Gras magic to your table with this traditional dish from New Orleans

Recipes

Mediterranean pasta

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Use whole-wheat pasta, beans and the right vegetables for a delicious low-gi meal

Main Dishes

Piri-piri chicken livers

Piri-piri chicken livers

Watch out for those chillies – they’re hot, hot, hot!

Main Dishes

Pan-fried chicken with peppers

Pan-fried chicken with peppers

A quick and easy weeknight meal idea – ready to eat in half an hour

Pantry

The best Caesar salad dressing

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Just add cos lettuce, croutons, anchovies and shavings of parmesan cheese

Recipes

Calamari with savoury rice

Calamari

In the mood for seafood tonight? This recipe will have you sorted – ready to eat in half an hour!

Main Dishes

Chimichurri marinade

Chimichurri marinade

Pour over larger pieces of meat or whole chicken a few hours before cooking, or over fish, fileted chicken or vegetables half an hour before cooking

Pantry

Garlic and herb dressing

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This dressing is ideal for a traditional salad Niçoise with tuna, or even a tasty potato salad made with baby potatoes

Recipes

Smoked mussel fritters

Smoked mussel fritters

Add these Portuguese style fritters to your weekend entertainment menu

Main Dishes

Garlic butter steak

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Need some Banting inspiration? Look no further…

Main Dishes

Garlic, rocket and lemon linguine

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A quick, light and healthy pasta dish

Main Dishes

Pork meatballs

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Delicious served with some rice or salad or as a lunchtime snack

Main Dishes

Venison bourguignon with polenta

Venison bourguignon

Deliciously meaty and rich – comfort food at its best!

Breakfast & Brunch

Spinach-stuffed pancakes

Spinach pancake

Instead of rolling up the pancakes individually, make a pancake stack by layering pancakes and filling, then slice into wedges to serve

Main Dishes

Eastern pork ribs

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Honey and soya sauce remains a winning combination with pork.

Garden

Plant a garden pharmacy

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Indigenous herbs are not only attractive and water wise – they can also help you stay radiantly healthy. We showcase five versatile herbs

Vegetarian

Ginger-and-honey roasted pumpkin

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This tasty vegetarian meal is the perfect start to healthy eating

Recipes

Potato wedge and cheese frittata

Potato and cheese frittata

Simplify your life with this deliciously easy meal

Garden

Grow your own: Super garlic

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The king of flavourings is said to scare away infections, colds, high cholesterol, aphids and other pests

Recipes

Mushroom and biltong vol-au-vents

Biltong and mushroom vol-au-vents

A very tasty, quick and simple snack with a truly South African twist

Main Dishes

Step by step: Spatchcock a chicken

Spatchcock chicken

Use this technique to flatten a chicken so it will grill more evenly for the perfect result

Pantry

HOW TO: Make your own green curry paste

Coriander

Also called dhania and cilantro, coriander is extremely versatile. Here’s how to make your own green curry paste.

Recipes

Curried bean salad

Curried bean salad

The perfect stand-by accompaniment to serve at a braai or with cold meats and salads.

Recipes

Pasta night! Broccoli-and-bacon pasta bake

Broccoli and bacon bake

Easy and cash savvy entertainment for a Friday night.

Wellness

Flu home remedies

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Find out nature’s answer to your sniffles this winter.

Main Dishes

White balsamic chicken with shallots and vine tomatoes

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Enjoy real Mediterranean flavours wherever you are.