Back to basics: The chocolate cupcake
May16

Back to basics: The chocolate cupcake

By: Tasneem Amos My sister was always considered the “baker” and I the “cook” growing up. Ever since she moved to China, I was pretty much left without my baking side kick and had a choice of either learning or spending. I chose learning of cause; we’re all about being cost effective. I’ve tried different cupcake recipes but this by far was the most moist and easiest recipe to follow. Once again, a very basic recipe so it really...

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Lex LaFoy On Motherhood and Hip Hop
May14

Lex LaFoy On Motherhood and Hip Hop

By: Tasneem Amos Meet 30-year-old, Ash-leigh La Foy, also known by her performance alias: Lex LaFoy Becoming a mother at just 20, LaFoy is a force to be reckoned with. She is a rapper, writer, performing artist and youth facilitator. She has released two mixtapes, an album and is currently working on a collaborative EP. She has just completed her first children’s book – which is currently in the illustration phase, and has another...

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A mum on a mission Cerebral Palsy Warrior: Clarissa Ross
Apr29

A mum on a mission Cerebral Palsy Warrior: Clarissa Ross

By: Tasneem Amos Meet the Mum on a mission : Clarissa Ross. Clarissa is a mother of two; Eli (5) and Perez (3), and shares her remarkable journey of motherhood, through her Facebook page. May being the month that we celebrate mothers, we thought it would be fitting to chat to Clarissa about her rare motherhood experience. Clarissa’s oldest son, Eli, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP) at the tender age of just six months. “He was a...

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Word Expressions By Kush Mahleka
Apr19

Word Expressions By Kush Mahleka

By: Tasneem Amos Open your own doors!!! The one person with a broader view of the dream is you, if you dont do it for yourself you will never know if you have really failed. Be patient with yourself and your craft, and pray tirelessly Some advice from Kush for anyone wanting to venture into the creative world. Lindokuhle “Kush” Mahleka is a 25 year old word expressionist that hails from the Eastern Cape. She studied Performing Arts at...

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Back To Basics: The crumbed chicken wings
Apr12

Back To Basics: The crumbed chicken wings

By: Tasneem Amos There are so many ways of preparing a good chicken wing. This recipe is the basic method and as usual, we encourage you to add your own va va voom to your recipe. Ingredients: • Chicken wings • Flour • Two beaten eggs • Bread crumbs or coating of your choice • Salt • Oil Things that you will need: • A deep pan / pot • 3 shallow dishes/bowls or plates • Fork or a pair of tongs Method: 1. Add the flour, eggs and bread...

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