Articles Posted in the " Food " Category

  • Vegan Vs Vegetarian

    Vegan Vs Vegetarian: You might thing its all the same but really once you have a closer look it really is not. Neither vegans nor vegetarians eat meat. However, while vegetarians tend to consume dairy products and eggs, a vegan avoids all animal products, including eggs and dairy, and often inedible animal-based products, such as leather, […]


  • Golf And Comedy Come Together

    Golf And Comedy Come Together: On the 28th of October at the Glendower Golf Club comedy and golf will come together.  Here is an opportunity to play a beautiful round of golf, get spoilt with luxurious gifts, and enjoy fine dining and excellent entertainment as hilarious local comedians go for an uproariously funny ‘hole in one.’ […]


  • Tomorrowland Headed For South Africa

    Tomorrowland Headed For South Africa: Join the crowd for this years’ biggest electronic music festival! Taking place on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of July, Tomorrowland 2016 promises a full weekend of music madness making it the ultimate music festival escape. Armin van Buuren, Tiesto, Axwell, Paul Kalbrenner, Oliver Heldens, Laidback Luke & Eric Prydz will […]


  • Parkrun Rietvlei Zoo Farm

    Parkrun Rietvlei Zoo Farm: Come rain or shine there is always a free parkrun every Saturday at 8am. Over 19000 registered park runners have registered for Rietvlei. View www.parkrun.co.za and register for your barcode. Rietvlei Zoo Farm’s picnic area is the perfect place to have a family, group or school for a picnic or braai, kids birthday party, school […]


  • Rietvlei Runners Against Rape And Abuse

    Rietvlei Runners Against Rape And Abuse: If you are an avid runner or you just like keeping fit why not run for a cause. Join many other runners at Rietvlei Zoo farm this 14th of May for a fun run / walk. It is all for a really good cause as you will be running […]


  • Klipkoppie Fees Coming Soon

    Klipkoppie Fees Coming Soon: Yes you read correct the family festival called Klipkoppiefees is reaching near. The Klipkoppie festival is an Afrikaans outdoor festival for the whole family to enjoy and on the books this year is a star studded line up that wont disappoint. This is a fund-raising event, with all proceeds being ploughed back […]


  • The Hunt Begins

    The Hunt Begins: Shopright and Checkers Championship Boerewors Competition is back and with hopes to find the best boerewors recipe. Entries for the 2016 competition are now open and will remain open until Friday, June 2. Entrants will get down to serious business when they battle it out in six champion rounds, taking place on Saturdays, July 2 […]


  • Lusito Land Festival

    Lusito Land Festival: Lusito Land, Joburg’s hottest family festival is back in 2016 with some of the finest South African musicians and bands taking to the stage as well some of the city’s tastiest Portuguese cuisine sizzling on the grills. The festival runs from 22 April to 2 May 2016 at Wemmer Pan at Pioneer Park in […]


  • Refreshing virgin margarita

    Refreshing virgin margarita This recipe calls for simple syrup. There is a healthier alternative, honey. This is how to make simple syrup from honey: Heat 4 parts of honey to 1 part hot water in a saucepan over medium-low heat, until the mixture starts to simmer. Remove from stove. Allow to cool. This recipe can […]


  • Condensed milk sago pudding

      Condensed milk sago pudding Condensed milk sago pudding Ingredients: 4 cups of milk Pinch of salt 1 Tbsp butter 2 cinnamon sticks 4 cardamom pods 2 star anise 1 cup sago 1 tin of condensed milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 2 egg yolks 60ml smooth apricot jam Sugar to sprinkle Custard or double thick […]


  • Brilliant blueberry pancake bake

    Brilliant blueberry pancake bake Brilliant blueberry pancake bake Ingredients for the pancakes: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 4 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 large eggs 1 cup blueberries   Ingredients to assemble:   […]


  • Traditional mince pies

      Traditional mince pies   serves: 16 Prep time: 45 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes   Ingredients for the crust:   525g (4x250ml) flour 20ml backing powder 2ml salt 250g soft butter 325 to 350ml milk 1 egg Ingredients for the filling: 1 kg Mince meat 500ml cold water 70g / 250ml white bread 25 […]


  • Rosemary and lemon roast potatoes

      Rosemary and lemon roast potatoes Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes   Ingredients: 20 baby potatoes. 3/4 cup butter, melted. 1/4 cup lemon juice. Salt and black ground pepper. 6 springs of fresh rosemary.   Method: Time to start preparing and cooking: Preheat the oven to 180ºC. With a sharp knife, you […]


  • Sesame crusted pork with ginger mash

      Sesame crusted pork with ginger mash Ingredients: 4 pork cutlets 125ml sesame seeds 15ml paprika cooking oil Fresh line sweet potatoes 30ml ginger, crushed 45g butter 15ml honey milk (low fat or full cream) 45ml coriander, chopped.   Method for pork: First thing first – combine the sesame seeds and paprika. Then press the […]


  • Gingerbread ice cream

      Gingerbread ice cream Makes: 1 liter Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger 2 peppercorns 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 vanilla bean pinch salt 1/2 cup golden syrup 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 5 large egg yolks   Method: Warm the following ingredients in a medium saucepan: Milk, sugar, […]


  • The gingerbread house

      The gingerbread house The gingerbread house Ingredients for dough: 6 cup flour (all purpose). 1/2 tsp baking powder. 4tsp ground ginger. 4tsp ground cinnamon. 1/2 tsp ground cloves. 1/2 tsp salt. 1 1/2 sticks = 12 tbsp butter, softened. 1 1/2 cup brown sugar. 2 large eggs. 1 cup dark molasses. 1 tsp water. […]


  • Park Run At Rietvlei

    Park Run At Rietvlei : Rietvlei parkrun is celebration 2 years at Rietvlei Zoo Farm – save the date and join us on Sat 28th Nov at 8am! www.parkrun.co.za bring the whole family down to enjoy walk run its all for fun. Rietvlei Zoo Farm’s picnic area is the perfect place to have a family, group or school for […]


  • Gingerbread girl cookie

      Gingerbread girl cookie Gingerbread girl cookie Tools needed: Rolling pin cookie cutters cookie sheet cooling grid tip: 2 tip: 3 parchment triangles Ingredients for dough: 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 tsp ground cloves 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup oil 1 cup […]


  • Alberton Day Coming Soon

    Alberton Day Coming Soon : Alberton Day and Music Festival are spread over three days. The event is aimed to involve the entire community in the weekend activities. The event will have Food Stalls, Flea and Crafters Market Stands, Motor Shows and a Theme Park and Beer Gardens. Entertainment will start on the Friday with a great […]


  • Gingerbread lattes

    Gingerbread lattes Serves: 4 Tools needed: Measuring cup Large bowl Whisk Large microwave-safe bowl Ingredients: 1/4 cup (heaping) instant espresso powder 1 cup boiling water 1 cup modeling chocolate, plus additional for garnish. 3 cup milk Whipped cream (optional) Ground cinnamon (optional) Method: In a large bowl, whisk together espresso and boiling water until dissolved. […]