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?

Spier’s bobotie puts a new twist on tradition

Mildly spiced beef mince bobotie remains a true South African classic - a favourite all across our land.Spier Wine Farm’s version is a little less sweet than usual, omitting the dried fruit and apricot jam for a more savoury result. The addition of curry leaves lends a deliciously nutty, complex flavour.
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Spier’s Super-easy Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad

Everybody loves a Caesar salad, and this version with roasted rotisserie chicken and pan-friend sourdough croutons makes a delightful meal out of a few classic ingredients.

Spier’s Crunchy Thai-style Salad – a Summer Favourite!

This easy Thai-style salad is a refreshing addition to your lunch repertoire and can be enjoyed both as a side dish or a light meal with a Spier Spier Signature Sauvignon Blanc.