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Have an Irie Braai with Caribbean Jerk Chicken Pieces

Jerk originates from the Caribbean islands. It usually comes in the form of a sauce made from spring onions, pimento (allspice), scotch bonnet chillies, thyme, sugar and vinegar. It is generally quite a fiery sauce and is a staple part of any Caribbean diet. Eat.Art have created an authentic jerk spice that when used correctly [...]

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A Taste of Coastal India with Goan Fish Curry

We had a group of people over for a dinner party the other night. I seldom make fish curries but everyone who joined us begged me to make something with seafood and I obliged. I used the Eat.Art Goan Fish Spice along with a couple other spices and the result was fantastic.     Serves [...]

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Helping Out at the Haven for Madiba Day

For many South Africans, a warm and nutritious meal is a luxury that is not enjoyed everyday. The Flying Pan decided to change this for a few people, at least for a day, by cooking up a steaming pot of our homemade pea soup on Nelson Mandela Day. We used a similar recipe to the [...]

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Dress to Impress: Thai Prawn Mussel Starter with Parma Ham Risotto Wraps for Mains

Delicious Delights for a Night In with Friends Sometimes we have the urge to splurge. It’s in our blood and I find the best way to go all out is to cook a seriously good meal for my friends. You could buy a new pair of jeans but they will only be enjoyed by you, [...]

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Bring Some Romance to the Table with Ostrich Fillet del Aglio Oilio

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A romantic dinner in deserves a bit of luxury and indulgence. You also want to impress your date and move beyond the usual meals with something that is not only unique and delicious, but also quick and simple to cook. We’ve chosen ostrich fillet del aglio oilio to help add a little romance. Although ostrich [...]

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Test Your Master Chef Skills with our Monkfish Ravioli with Basil Oil and Tomato Olive Puree

If you feel like expanding your culinary aptitude and the tastebuds of your guests, give our monkfish ravioli a try. Although it is unfairly underrated it makes a delicious meal and is also fairly forgiving to cook with. Not only does it take on other flavours with ease, but it also does not dry out [...]

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Cheap, Cheerful and Delicious

Beating the Budget, One Pea Soup at a Time With today’s economic climate as unpredictable as Cape Town’s weather, we find ourselves holding on to every extra penny we have. It is difficult these days to cater for a group of people without burning a hole in your wallet, but there are recipes that are [...]

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Lamb Vindaloo, the Best Option to Bring a Large Group Together

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Lamb Vindaloo – Fighting the Cold with Heat from the Inside With winter well and truely here we can start warming up to the comfort of slowly cooked food and the way it makes us feel so satisfied. A curry is great, because there is such a wide variety to choose from and also because [...]

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Five Winning Dinner Party Recipes for Every Occasion

With winter closing in the temptation is to retreat to the comfort of our own homes and surround ourselves with the warmth of great friends, which is enough reason to throw some dinner parties to show off your culinary skills. Furthermore, friends are often the fiercest critics, which ultimately can only improve your cooking. Over [...]

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The ‘Not So Good’ Food and Wine Show

Finally Cape Town is growing into the food worshiping place it should be, evident in the scores of people who attended the Good Food and Wine Show this year despite the hefty ticket prices. The appeal this year was no doubt driven by the possibly of seeing the foul-mouthed, straight talking but brilliant Gordon Ramsey; [...]

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