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Wine Tips – Tannins

Wine tip – Tannins What is tannin? This is a chemical compound present in the skins, stalks and pips of red grapes and is extracted during the making of the wine. It is a preservative in red wine and gives a taste of dryness in the mouth. Tannin when paired ... more

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Braai Master Tips

BRAAI  MASTER TIPS Even the best braai masters need one or two tips to stay on top of their game. Here are a few of our suggestions for separating yourself from the braai master wannabe’s and staying ahead of the ‘braai’ pack: 1.Keep your braai grid clean by rubbing it down ... more

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Snack Attack

OUR TOP TEN FILLING IDEAS * Cheese and tomato with fruit chutney * Apple slaw: mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, grated cheese, apple and finely chopped spring onion. * Tuna, mayonnaise, and finely chopped red pepper * Peanut butter and bananas with honey. * Egg Mayonnaise with snipped chives * Cream ... more

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Sushi Rice

TIPS FOR SUSHI RICE Wash the rice With running water for 1-2 minutes until there is no more starch coming out of it. After you are done washing, take the rice and place it gently in a pot, add a little bit more water than rice to cover it. Cooking ... more

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Egg Facts

Egg Facts: There’s a lot more to each egg than a shell, yolk and white. For example, did you know that… Most eggs are laid between 7-11am. Eggs age more in one day at room temperature than in one week in the fridge. As a hen ages, her eggs increase ... more

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How to Create a Perfect Burger

The top 3 essentials to a great burger are the patty, the bun and the seasoning. more

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Fuelling for Cold Weather

The season of winter is notorious for heavy, creamy, filling types of food. more

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Top Flu Fixers

IT’S WINTER TIME AGAIN, BUT DON’T LET A COLD OR FLU GET YOU DOWN. Besides managing your stress, drinking heaps of water and keeping your kitchen and offices clean, there are many natural remedies that you can use to help keep yourself cold-and-flu-free this winter: • Tea – drink lots of ... more

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Cutting Back on Sugar by Ceileigh McKersie

Sugar is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are important as they give you energy. However eating too much sugar can be detrimental to your health. The more sugar you eat, the more you crave sugar. Even if you don’t have health problems or weight problems, cutting sugar is a good ... more

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How to Revamp Your Lunchbox: Tasty & Healthy

Stuck for healthy lunch box recipes? We’ve put together a range of healthy lunch box ideas and cut out and keep recipe cards that are fun and practical for both children and adults alike. more

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