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Soups & Salads

Fresh pea and pancetta soup


Serve this light, healthy supper with a dash of parsley oil.


Pork neck with cinnamon and fennel

Pork neck

Let the fragrant spicy scent of cinnamon evoke happy memories

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

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Game and spinach pie

Game and spinach pie

This pie is also delicious made with mutton or beef if you cannot find game.

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Lamb chops with mielie meal and tomato salad


Its the unique combination that makes this dish so flavourful.

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Stewed beef short ribs


A juicy piece of meat on the bone served on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes is the ultimate winter soul food.


Vegetarian pizza


This vegetarian pizza is perfect for meat-free Monday and so simple to make.

Breakfast & Brunch

Mediterranean veggie club


This gourmet sandwich served with shoestring French is to die for!

Main Dishes

White balsamic chicken with shallots and vine tomatoes

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Enjoy real Mediterranean flavours wherever you are.

Soups & Salads

Cheesy corn chowder

Cheesy corn chowder

Sherry Winchester from Michigan, USA, is a vegetarian and loves to cook. This rich, comforting chowder is one of her favourite winter recipes.

Breakfast & Brunch

Pastrami and Swiss cheese sandwich

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Kick-start your day with this meaty Swiss cheese sandwich.

Desserts & Baking

Low-fat coffee chocolate brownies

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These brownies are so divine, you’ll have to make more than one batch to keep everybody happy. Plus, it’s low-fat!

Main Dishes

Roast pork neck with crispy crackling


It’s the slow roasting that makes this dish absolute perfection.


Sausage pasta


We’ve taken the hassle out of menu planning with this easy-to-prepare family supper.

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Tomato and basil chicken with creamy polenta

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Entertain family and friends with Mediterranean flair.


Basic tomato sauce


Keep this tasty stand-by dish in your freezer. It’ll come to your rescue when you receive unexpected guests or don’t have time to cook from scratch.

Soups & Salads

Lamb and bean soup

Lamb and bean soup

This is the food team’s favourite South African soup recipe. It’s a delicious, thick and meaty soup.


Step by step: Slow-roasted pork with stuffed apples

Slow-roasted pork

Entertain (and impress) family and friends with this delicious roast.


Sausage and potato stew


This quick and easy stew is perfect for a mid-week meal, especially if you’re feeling a bit lazy.


Chicken breasts stuffed with ricotta and sweet pepper


This simple but tasty recipe that can be prepared in advance and is easy to heat up.


Spicy pork and tomato stew

Spicy pork stew

Your week won’t feel as dull when this spicy stew is on the menu.

Starters and Sides

Balsamic mushroom bruschetta


A deliciously easy and healthy snack to get you through the afternoon.


Creamy chicken and mushroom sauce


This sauce is made from chicken thighs slowly simmered until they’re falling of the bone.


Make your own hummus


Hummus is a chickpea and sesame paste that is commonly served as a spread and dip. It is used to enhance the flavour of a variety of dishes, and is often served with vegetable crudités, crusty bread or savoury crackers.

Main Dishes

Steak strips with sautéed vegetables

Steak strips with sauteed vegetables

Whip up this simple supper in just 30 minutes!

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Tagine with lamb shanks and apricots

Tagine with amb shanks and apricots

Cooked long and slow to produce a rich gravy, this dish is ideal for entertaining.

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Orange chicken with tomato and lentil salad


Serve chicken on a bed of lentil and tomato salad; drizzle over remaining pan juices.

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Pasta with poached egg, salmon and crispy sage


Divide pasta between four serving bowls, top each with a poached egg and sprinkle over the crispy sage and grated Parmesan.

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Something of everything for a hungry family.


Tuscan bean and tomato soup

Tuscan bean and tomato soup

This delicious Tuscan bean and tomato soup was inspired by the movie Under the Tuscan Sun.