Family fun at Chilla Nathi Cookout Experience in PMB
May17

Family fun at Chilla Nathi Cookout Experience in PMB

White Star Super Maize Meal and DRUM Magazine hosted a day of family fun this past weekend, all for the love of good food and music. The Chilla Nathi Cookout Experience took place at Mayor’s Garden, Alexandra Park in Pietermaritzburg. The lush green park proved to be the ideal location for the autumn day of festivities and was the perfect backdrop to trendy stalls filled with cutting-edge fashion and accessories, beauty and...

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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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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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Bottle Up Some Stone Fruit Goodness
Mar23

Bottle Up Some Stone Fruit Goodness

When we start looking for some winter cheer, what could be finer than adding a spoonful of rich nectarine marmalade to your morning oatmeal; adding a spicy peach chutney to your curry; or spreading lashings of sweet plum jelly on a hot buttered muffin? With the summer stone fruit season coming to an end, soon those ripe peaches, plums and nectarines will not be around but there is still a sure-fire way for you enjoy some fruity...

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Back to basics: The Home-Made Burger Patty
Mar19

Back to basics: The Home-Made Burger Patty

By: Tasneem Amos Saturdays are known as burger and fries day in our home. With talks of listeriosis and also the very bland burger patty that form part of some well-known burger houses, we figured it’s time to make our own. I’ve tried and tested various recipes, and well this one is confirmed the winner. Remember, this is a basic recipe, so feel free to add other ingredients and spices to suite your taste buds. Ingredients needed:...

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White Star And Royco’s Annual Stokvel Cooking Challenge
Mar11

White Star And Royco’s Annual Stokvel Cooking Challenge

By: Tasneem Amos White star in collaboration with Royco and Move magazine, hosted their annual Stokvel cooking challenge, which formed part of the annual Move magazine’s Stokvel event. The event took place at the Durban Jewish Centre on sunny Saturday, 10 March 2018. Stokvel groups across the country were given the opportunity to enter the competition, to flare their culinary skills. Three finalists from each region were chosen to...

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