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A weekend of wine on the Breede River A weekend of wine on the Breede River

This year’s Wine on the River festival in Robertson was a great success, showing that wine tourism is growing as healthily...

You You're drinking the wrong milk

You're drinking the wrong milk. Researchers have been making alarming discoveries about dairy products...

Chefs share cooking tips Chefs share cooking tips

CHEFS SHARE COOKING TIPS AT THE FIRE & FEAST BUTCHER’S FESTIVAL KITCHEN ZONES Flavour-infused lamb, pork and beef dishes wi

Getaway’s favourite winter recipes Getaway’s favourite winter recipes

The best way to get through winter is by cooking delicious, warming recipes and eating them by the fire...

The roast with the most The roast with the most

Whether you prefer pork, chicken, duck, fillet or fillet vegan, make sure your dish is the star player on your table...

Festival of lights Festival of lights

Diwali, or 'Festival of lights' is an Ancient Annual Hindu Festival celebrated in the Northern hemisphere Autumn. This year...

A good egg - egg-cellent recipes for this great ingredient A good egg - egg-cellent recipes for this great ingredient

World Egg Day is celebrated on 9 october and Glen Urquhart farm is expecting its second 'Kuku Ganda' (A mobile trailer and HQ...)

Braai day, the vegan way Braai day, the vegan way

We all want to be able to celebrate heritage day, no matter what our foodie preference. And braais are by no means for meat...

Ways with lasagne - Luscious layers Ways with lasagne - Luscious layers

In Winter, it's all about Layering! This wide, flat-shaped layered pasta is a classic comfort food worldwide. Italian-origin dish

The best Yorkshire pudding recipe The best Yorkshire pudding recipe

The best Yorkshire puddings you’ve ever tasted from Head Chef at The Conservatory, Delia Harbottle...

Soup, there it is! Soup, there it is!

Winter cravings for ladles of liquid goodness are sorted with these heart-warming bowls of comforting flavour...

Creamy fennel, biltong and goat Creamy fennel, biltong and goat's cheese soup

With fennel's notorious crunch and slight sweetness, this hardy, perennial herb is a refreshing addition to a range of dishes...

Glorious game pie with Zonnebloem  Rhȏne-style red Glorious game pie with Zonnebloem Rhȏne-style red

Food magician Jules Mercer has created a glorious old-fashioned pie, filled with game meat, pork and chicken, flavoured with...

Toast of the town - classic French toast Toast of the town - classic French toast

Classic french toast - also known as eggy bread, gypsy toast or omelette bread - is a fabulously versatile dish - try these...

Perfectly Paired - scrumptious recipes for pears Perfectly Paired - scrumptious recipes for pears

Delicious in desserts and equally at home with savoury partners, pears are a wow-factor ingredient throughout your menu...

DIY with this easy Chocolate Easter Egg Recipe DIY with this easy Chocolate Easter Egg Recipe

Add an extra special touch this Easter holidays - you and your kids can make and enjoy quality Easter eggs, hot off the press...

Indian Summer - colourful Indian cuisine Indian Summer - colourful Indian cuisine

Do you love curry and spices? This fresh, light and summery take on Indian Cuisine will delight your senses. Plus, the jewel...

Tempering chocolate easily Tempering chocolate easily

Chocolate needs to be tempered if you would like to achieve a smooth, glossy, evenly coloured finish for dipped chocolates...

For the love of coffee For the love of coffee

These days, most people just don't have time for a big breakfast. However, they will make time for a cup of coffee ...

Six spots for traditional South African dishes Six spots for traditional South African dishes

From spicy curries to Dutch-inspired stews, get your fix of traditional South African dishes at these six eateries...

The Culinary Arts - dialogue between art and gastronomy The Culinary Arts - dialogue between art and gastronomy

A look at the intriguing dialogue between art and gastronomy...

Top spots for lunch in Johannesburg Top spots for lunch in Johannesburg

If you’re looking for more than just ham and cheese sandwiches for your next lunch break, check out these top places to go for...

A twist on Tradition A twist on Tradition

Passionate about her culture and its food but keeping up to date with current foodie trends, Michelle Lopes puts a 'Banting' ...

Celebrate with friends - Sunday lunch festivities Celebrate with friends - Sunday lunch festivities

Why wait to celebrate? Every season should be jolly and every blessing counted. Invite your friends and family over, keep it...

Now bring us some figgy flavour Now bring us some figgy flavour

It's fig season! And what better way to add festive flair to your table than with one (or all) of these fabulously fig-alicious...

5 dishes you must eat to fully experience Marrakech, Morocco 5 dishes you must eat to fully experience Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech – it’s a bubbling cauldron full of colour, emotion, vibrance, and chaos. There’s no other way to describe this city.

Winners of Restaurant Week South Africa 2014 Winners of Restaurant Week South Africa 2014

Why not try out one of the winners of Restaurant Week the next time you are in Cape Town? Chosen from 125 top restaurants ...

Country Strong - Two Acres Tea Room Country Strong - Two Acres Tea Room

A peaceful respite, Two Acres Tea Room stays true to its mantra, "to grow and cook beautifully simple things" by producing the ...

KWV 2014 Veritas Champions - try some of the winning wines! KWV 2014 Veritas Champions - try some of the winning wines!

KWV swept the boards at the 2014 Veritas Awards, winning 9 Double Golds and 14 Golds, accumulating a total of 55 medals, the most

Where to go for Sunday roast in Cape Town Where to go for Sunday roast in Cape Town

Sundays are not the same for me if there isn’t a hunk of meat coming out of the oven, so I went in search of places to enjoy a ...

Proudly South African - Part 2 Proudly South African - Part 2

Paying tribute to our Rainbow nation's diversity, we asked locals to share memories of their traditional food cultures. This is...

Wacky Wine Weekend in Robertson, Western Cape Wacky Wine Weekend in Robertson, Western Cape

Thousands of people put up tents, found hotels, and drove for hours to experience the wine tastings, cuisine, and wild antics ...

Epic Ale Epic Ale

Make use of this happy-hour favourite in the kitchen for bona fide, beer-infused brilliance.

Dorpie Delis to ♥ Dorpie Delis to ♥

We've gone off the beaten track to root out the best delis in little towns around SA.

The flavour forecast The flavour forecast

If we are what we eat, it's about to get very weird. In the last few years, we've leap-frogged from 'baconmania1 to "frovo...

The Best Value Wines you have to drink in 2014 The Best Value Wines you have to drink in 2014

You’ve got a whole lot of great-value drinking to look forward to in 2014. The 2014 Best Value Wine Guide puts you in the know ...

Pairing With Wine Pairing With Wine

A board of cheese is the perfect addition to any braai – especially when paired with your favourite tipple, either as a starter ..

Cooks garden - year at a glance Cooks garden - year at a glance

Alice Spenser-Higgs plots a month-to-month guide to growing your own tasty herbs and veggies.

The 2014 Foodie Resolutions The 2014 Foodie Resolutions

Thinking of getting your hands dirty on the food production front this year? Here's the Food & Home Entertaining guide to ...

Northern delights - European desserts for celebrations Northern delights - European desserts for celebrations

Tired of the same old cold jelly trifles year after year? Why not try your hand at some of these Traditional European Christmas...

Gather round Gather round

Harvest feasts and family-style dining are taking over our tables this season, as delicious spreads are created for friends and...

50 of South Africa’s best picnic spots 50 of South Africa’s best picnic spots

South African’s love to be outdoors, and even more so when it involves good food and wine. Picnics are the perfect summer pastime

Eating with the Jason, Andy and Nic Eating with the Jason, Andy and Nic

It's no secret - Cape Town has a reputation for impressive local producers, suppliers and restaurants. It also houses some of ...

Empire of the Sun Empire of the Sun

Having fallen in love with the simple and sophistication and fresh ingredients of Japanese Cuisine, Tokyo was a logical ...

All fired up All fired up

Cooking on open flames is huge at the moment - luckily for us, two young South American guys have taken this trend to a whole ...

Fowl Play Fowl Play

The plump, lovely chicken is a staple in most kitchens and it really does deserve so much more than simply being tossed into a ...

Call of the Dragon Call of the Dragon

On the Go Tours whisks us off on their Very Vietnam excursion, where the heady delights of this Southeast Asian pearl offer ...

Under African Skies Under African Skies

The warmth of our continent is reflected in these fragrant spices and African dishes.

Sides - Picnic Pesto Penne Sides - Picnic Pesto Penne

Take it outside and make a meal of these vegetarian treats.

Sides - Perfect Picnic Loaf Sides - Perfect Picnic Loaf

Take it outside and make a meal of these vegetarian treats. This loaf is the ultimate picnic side dish. The bread contains all ...

Yesteryear Yesteryear's picnic

Whether you choose a romantic picnic for two or you're planning a family gathering indulge in these picnic ideas with a retro ...

The food Rock stars The food Rock stars

From coffee and cheese to bread and beef, these Cape-based producers are music to our taste buds ...

Dessert - Our top five Golden Cloud You Take The Cake recipe Dessert - Our top five Golden Cloud You Take The Cake recipe

Golden Cloud You Take The Cake recipes are worthy of any celebration. Cardamom and cinnamon macaroon cake.

A good egg A good egg

It's National Egg Day on 12 October, so we've whipped up a few delicious egg dishes that will leave everybody feeling satisfied...

West Coast Wine Route, Western Cape West Coast Wine Route, Western Cape

If you love wine, drive a wine route to the West Coast and Cederberg, and enjoy the scenery, fresh seafood, wine and activities ..

Star Recipe Star Recipe

Ginger milk tart with salted caramel macadamia nut brittle ...

Give it a whirl Give it a whirl

Great for a gathering, the Swiss fondue has made a comeback.

Preserving Summer Preserving Summer

Learn how to preserve fruit and vegetables using traditional Italian bottling recipes in this two-day workshop in April.

It It's off to market we go.

With new food markets popping up all the time, we've narrowed down some of our favourites around the country.

A refreshing summer salad to pamper your tastebuds A refreshing summer salad to pamper your tastebuds

F&HE love - A refreshing summer salad to pamper your tastebuds. Thai prawn, pawpaw and palm heart salad with a citrus dressing.

Advanced Cheesemaking Advanced Cheesemaking

Join Country Life and Miki Ciman in September and learn how to make a selection of cheeses in your own kitchen

Oriental Cuisine –Eat out at home inspired by F&HE Aug 2011 Oriental Cuisine –Eat out at home inspired by F&HE Aug 2011

Start your meal with oriental fireworks, then enjoy crispy duck pancakes and finish off with ginger and white chocolate steamed ..

The best Sunday lunch restaurants The best Sunday lunch restaurants

Solid cooking, a bit of a drive and chefs who show that they care. When looking for a spot for your next lazy Sunday lunch, our...

SA Cuisine – Eat out at home inspired by F&HE July 2011 SA Cuisine – Eat out at home inspired by F&HE July 2011

It's the month to go mad for this delicately earthy Boland bloom - the waterblommetjie. To compliment this dinner, a good wine...

Kenneth Nkosi Kenneth Nkosi's Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Actor and comedian, Kenneth Nkosi brings humor and his cooking skills to the BONA kitchen...

Eat ‘Out’ at Home – Vegetarian Inspired by Food & Home Eat ‘Out’ at Home – Vegetarian Inspired by Food & Home

Life is sweet with these traditional Italian desserts. These custard-filled pastries are traditionally eaten on St Joseph's Day...

Why SA should be your first port of call Why SA should be your first port of call

When winter evenings call for Port, you need not look further than the Karoo for world-class quality - and bang for your buck....

Counterfeit Labels - are you buying a fake wine? Counterfeit Labels - are you buying a fake wine?

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but in the wine industry the unscrupulous practice of counterfeiting ....

Vive la France - Eat out at home inspired by F&HE May 2011 Vive la France - Eat out at home inspired by F&HE May 2011

This was a lovely shoot for us, as we got to discover, and sometimes rediscover, some beautiful French classics ...

Dreck and determination: The story of Spatz Sperling Dreck and determination: The story of Spatz Sperling

Spatz Sperling came from Germany to South Africa with little more than a pocket of cash. He found a home in Stellenbosch ...

Out & About: Cape Town Good Food & Wine Show Out & About: Cape Town Good Food & Wine Show

Sue de Groot got the scoop from Heston Blumenthal before his arrival in SA this month...

Love in Here - L Love in Here - L'Avenir Wine Estate in Stellenbosch

Not sure how to pronounce the French name of Stellenbosch wine farm L'Avenir? "It's easy," laughs CEO and cellarmaster Tinus Els....

Eat ‘Out’ at Home – Inspired by Food & Home Magazine April Eat ‘Out’ at Home – Inspired by Food & Home Magazine April

Oven-baked peppers with cherry tomatoes...

Cause and effect Cause and effect

Developments in Spain and Hong Kong have major implications for SA wine producers and consumers, writes Michael Fridjhon....

Eat Eat 'Out' at Home - Inspired by Food & Home Magazine March

Stylish menus from starter to dessert selected for you by the editorial team at Food & Home Magazine ...

Summer mango and mint crush Summer mango and mint crush

Puree the mangoes, mint, lime and sugar in a food processor until smooth. Pour into a container and freeze overnight....

Mango Mambo - In Season Summer recipes Mango Mambo - In Season Summer recipes

Do a juicy jig with this diva of "in season" tropical fruit.....

Capital Port Capital Port

Calitzdorp and Port belong together like love and marriage. For the Klein Karoo town on Route 62 between Ladismith and Oudtshoorn is the undisputed Port Capital...

Mango and vanilla fool with sesame biscuits Mango and vanilla fool with sesame biscuits

This is not only a delicious and healthy dessert recipe, but can also be added to a brunch menu for something unusual to wow your guests .....

Hidden in fields of gold Hidden in fields of gold

Wine Magazine takes you to Napier to savor the excellent wines produced in the area as well as quaint places to eat, relax and chat to the locals ...

Fry me to the moon Fry me to the moon

Step-by-step fish cakes just like Grandma used to wish she could make Fish cakes..

Music in your mouth Music in your mouth

Music in your mouth - a great salmon, dill and asparagus terrine just right for summer ....

Books for Cooks Books for Cooks

Marco Pierre White, the youngest chef ever to be awarded three Michelin stars, has inspired both Gordon Ramsay and Heston Blumenthal...

Nedbank Green Wine Awards 2010 Nedbank Green Wine Awards 2010

Nedbank's Organic Wine Awards 2010. Find out why organic wines are really different from traditional wines ........

At the end of the rainbow At the end of the rainbow

When the countryside beckons, take a drive over Bothmanskloof Pass to artistic Riebeek Kasteel - gathering wines as you go ...

Pud it away Pud it away

Make this delectable pudding in advance and keep it for the festive season... but hide it away or it won't last a day...

In October we In October we're eating... avocados

Known to many as the cooling component of a Mexican meal, the avocado is so much more versatile, adding delicate, buttery nutrition to both sweet and savoury dishes.

September-Fresh: Fruits and Vegetables in Season Now September-Fresh: Fruits and Vegetables in Season Now

How to choose fresh and in season foodstuff this September; where to keep it, and ways to eat it...

Yummy Bunny Yummy Bunny

Exotic yet down to earth, bunny chow came from Durban and won the hearts of the whole country. Try this delicious twist...

Eat for your Age Eat for your Age

Our nutritional needs vary throughout life. Here's inside info on the foods that are most beneficial for your decade...

Chocolate Fantasies Brought to Life Chocolate Fantasies Brought to Life

Win all hearts with the most memorable chocolate fantasies brought to life in a kitchen...

Gnocchi on Heaven Gnocchi on Heaven's Door - Divine Pasta Recipes

Want to know what the well-informed are cooking in the kitchens of Milan? Here's a preview of the latest pasta...

Celebrity Diets Celebrity Diets

Can you get a hot body by going on a Hollywood diet? We followed in the food-steps of a few celebs...

'n Oosterse Moedersdag-teetafel

Daar is iets spiritueels aan tee drink wat mense nog altyd gesellig laat kuier het. Dis vandag vir baie van ons...

Just stew it! Just stew it!

It's bean stew... and if you're looking for comfort, gravy and pots of flavour... it's still stew

Do Fabulous Things with Potatoes Do Fabulous Things with Potatoes

Let's face it, we can never have too many potato recipes! Follow our top tips and easy techniques and...

Parklife – Easy Picnic Recipes Parklife – Easy Picnic Recipes

Time passes in a blur when you have treats like these in your picnic basket...

Ice Queen – Creative Ways to Dress your Cakes Ice Queen – Creative Ways to Dress your Cakes

Celebrate the infinite beauty of a cake by dressing it in a dozen different ways.

Recipe Ideas For A Sunday Afternoon Recipe Ideas For A Sunday Afternoon

Got some time to kill? Save money by making these easy, gorgeous foodie gifts. On the other hand, you might want to keep them yourself!

Best Tequila Buys Best Tequila Buys

For some, tequila causes visions of rolling tumbleweeds, wide hats and low-slung holsters...

A Chic (on a Budget) Sunday Lunch... A Chic (on a Budget) Sunday Lunch...

Hard to believe, but you can entertain in style - on a shoestring. The proof is right here...

Summer Party Recipes Summer Party Recipes

Get fresh with fine food at a splash-out summer party

Peach and Passion Fruit Pavlova Peach and Passion Fruit Pavlova

This top-notch fruit combo is a great twist on a summer classic...

National Pleasures – South African Recipes National Pleasures – South African Recipes

Go home grown: South African food can be as exciting and diverse as living here..

Detox Boosters Detox Boosters

Get into summer gear with these cleansing recipes that will nourish your body and soul.

Bloom Boom... Blissful Botanical Cocktails Bloom Boom... Blissful Botanical Cocktails

With gardens about to be in full flourish, gather flowers, fruit and herbs to concoct these blissful cocktails...

Cooking the Books: Miss Dahl Cooking the Books: Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights

Sophie Dahl's first cookbook, Miss Dahl's Voluptuous Delights, is simply enchanting...

Sheep and Easy – a Shepherd Sheep and Easy – a Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Don't follow the herd; follow master chef Rudi Liebenberg's simple steps to a robust country classic...