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Dinner Date With Mvula Wines and Kings Cuisine
Sep10

Dinner Date With Mvula Wines and Kings Cuisine

By: Nosipho Ntombela Kings Cuisine in collaboration with Imvula wines hosted a Zulu inspired heritage dinner at Havana Grill restaurant at Durban’s Suncoast Casino on the 1st of September. The “Wakanda” themed four course evening dinner setting was breath taking from the beginning to the end. Everyone who set on the table saw to it that the theme was kept alive. Not forgetting to mention the wine! I even asked Siyabonga Mvula, (Owner...

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An Experience – Garden Court, Sandton City
Jun22

An Experience – Garden Court, Sandton City

By: Umm Suhail There are hotels and then there is Garden Court, Sandon City. For any hotel, their service and staff disposition makes all the difference. I have never experienced such a helpful and personable bunch of staff at any hotel, and I have been to many, after years of travel all over the world.  The staff at Garden Court, Sandton City were simply exceptional, very friendly and personable especially for a city hotel. We were...

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A Sit Down With Pop-Up Society Co-Owner Chef Rev Batohi
Jun20

A Sit Down With Pop-Up Society Co-Owner Chef Rev Batohi

By: Sandy Nene Why did you decide to become a chef? I have always been fascinated with baking and how simple raw ingredients create such completely different identities after a little heat Did you go to culinary school? If yes, What credentials did you earn through your culinary studies? I went to South Africa’s largest Chef School called Capsicum Culinary Studio and have an international certificate in culinary arts and food...

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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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