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An Italian sweet treat – tiramisu for me and you

The Italian dessert, tiramisu, is known all over the world for its delicious, creamy texture. Interestingly enough, the word “tiramisu” translates to “pick-me-up” in English – something that we all definitely need from time to time. As simple as this pudding is to make, it is also very easy to mess up. We have sourced…

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Sweet marula fruit jam

Marula fruit has multiple fantastic uses, including cosmetic and medicinal ones. The diverse range of products that the fruit can be used in is indicative of its usefulness. However, one of the fruit’s best uses is in cooking – it can be added to a number of tasty dishes to bring out and enhance flavours.…

Asian Beef Noodles

Impress Your Guests With These Dinner Party Delights

Once you have finished your studies and are fully entrenched in excelling in your career, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep in regular contact with your friendship group and, it is through get-togethers, such as dinner parties that the ‘band of brothers’ reunites. The consumption of delicious food has become synonymous with socialisation and you…

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How to make a classic red wine reduction

Red wine is great for drinking, but it’s also superb for cooking. You needn’t be a culinary god(dess) to perfect this classic red wine reduction sauce; all you need is half a cup of red wine, 20 minutes to spare and a hoard of good friends to impress. Ingredients 1/4 cup of shallots, finely chopped…

French Onion Soup

Sensational Soups

The winter season is now in full force – hail, heavy rain and ice-cold temperatures are causing most of us to reach for our coats and wrap up warmly. The food of choice on one of these dismal days has to be the liquid, warm and tasty miracle, soup. Not only will it warm your…