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Yummy marula cocktail recipe

Nothing is more satisfying than a delicious cocktail at the end of a busy day. They can often be complicated to make, but can also be incredibly easy because of the wonderful array of flavours and mixtures available in bottle stores these days. Amarula Fruit Liquor combines the light, rich taste of cream with the…

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Warming up your winter

As autumn ends, darkness approaches much quicker and the evenings are becoming chillier. As we walk the around town, the unforgiving wind causes us to pull our scarves more snugly around our exposed necks. This is the time when we all enter our own kind of human hibernation. A crackling fire, fluffy socks and steaming…

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Catch the caffeine culture

Walk out onto one of the streets in your neighbourhood. Look left and then right. Chances are you have seen at about five or more coffee shops. Around you people stand, grasping their coffee cups; their aid to get the day started. What about your office? More than half of your co-workers’ desks are home…

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Know your brandies

Brandy is an impressively old form of alcohol that has been enjoyed for centuries. Derived from the Dutch word brandewijn, which translates to “burned wine”, this rich amber liquid happens to have a burning history of its own. Contrary to popular belief, brandy does not simply come in two varieties: strong and less strong –…

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10 reasons why we love coffee

For many, coffee is not just a beverage – it’s a friend and trusted colleague. Whether it’s served in plastic cups, coffee cups or a leather boot, everyone from fatigued varsity students to CEOs enjoy nothing more than indulging in a delicious cup of java. If you need further convincing, here are the top ten…