Cool climate Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc is made for summer

Make Constantia Glen Sauvignon Blanc your go-to summer wine. Considered one of South Africa’s sought-after regions for Sauvignon Blanc, the Constantia Valley is known for exceptional cool-climate wines. This multi-layered...

Why did the chicken cross the road? … to get to Nitida Winery of...

Just like a box of assorted chocolates, everyone has a favourite chicken part that they prefer - whether it be a drumstick, breast, wing or thigh - as well...

Cape Town Chef reveals her perfect Heritage Day menu

Hayley Sutherland, who hails from Fish Hoek, has been a chef lecturer at the Cape Town Capsicum Culinary Studio campus for the past three years. Sutherland, who is a pastry...

Chef Anita’s creamy mac ‘n’ cheese recipe

Chef Anita Faku from the school’s Pretoria campus shares her cheesy and creamy mac ‘n’ cheese recipe. The secret, she says, is the addition of sour cream which gives it a delicious tang.

Cook a South African favourite – chicken peri-peri

Capsicum Culinary Studio – South Africa’s largest chef school – has tasked its chef lecturers at their six campuses around the country to come up with delicious dishes for...

Chef Bernice’s easy lunchbox sweet treat chocolate cluster recipe

Capsicum Culinary Studio – South Africa’s largest chef school – has tasked its chef lecturers at their six campuses around the country to come up with delicious dishes for...

Baking with Bea-Marie in Bredasdorp

Bredasdorp resident Bea-Marie Visser graduated as Top Academic Achiever 2020 from The Private Hotel School (TPHS) in Stellenbosch earlier this year but was denied the opportunity of a graduation ceremony that would have taken place in March, due to the Coronavirus lockdown. 

Easy peasy back-to-school oatmeal cookies

Capsicum Culinary Studio – South Africa’s largest chef school – has tasked its chef lecturers to come up with delicious dishes and baking treats for the whole family to enjoy, not only during the current lockdown but also as we ease back into a more normal routine.

It’s International Hamburger Day!

Ask South Africans to name their favourite fast food and many will say it's the hamburger! This is the same the world over where everyone loves the simplicity of a patty (be it beef, pork, chicken, lamb, vegetarian or vegan) between two buns, with their favourite fillings (lettuce, tomato, bacon, cheese, onions, beetroot, pickles etc) and sauces (BBQ, mayo, ketchup, mustard, chilli etc).

All Dressed Up: Grilled Sirloin Steak with Gremolata and Aubergine Puree

The next time you plan to enjoy a juicy, lazy-aged steak, why not add some delicious extras to elevate your dish to a gourmet level?