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ANYONE FOR A BRANDY COCKTAIL?

 

One&Only Reaching for Young Stars

 

 

Christelle Reade-Jahn, Director of the South African Brandy Foundation, has introduced an inspirational brandy component into the One&Only Reaching for Young Stars competition, which recently showcased brandy cocktails from The Hurst Campus and the Cape Town Hotel School. 

 

 

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CAPE WINELANDS! MODERN WINERIES OF SOUTH AFRICA

 

Published by Quivertree

 

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‘Good architecture and good wine have much in common. Although architecture may be of a more permanent nature – wine being rather more quickly consumed – both are manifestations of science and technology, art and culture.’ – Al Stratford, President of the South African Institute of Architects

 

 

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BOOKS FOR COOKS! REUBEN COOKS LOCAL

 

 

Reuben, one of South Africa’s top chef patrons, has taken South African ingredients from snoek to quavas and given them his unique touch. Celebrating the often rich in colour, rich in scent and ingredients which have either been forgotten or overlooked. He has much to say and says it simply and well in his introduction to each of his thoughtfully and creatively produced dishes, taking into account colours, tastes and textures. A book that inspires, what a feast!  

 

 

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SEE! REUBEN RIFFEL AT ONE&ONLY, CAPE TOWN

 

Reuben Cooks

 

 

Travel is essential for chefs, you need to broaden your palate to be inspired by new tastes. You can’t make the best things if you haven’t tasted the best things! It is a bit like making wine everyone uses the same ingredients and by in large the same method but everyone’s wine contains a personal trademark and you can taste it. 

 

 

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By Request! See… FIRE WATER - SOUTH AFRICAN BRANDY

 

Michael Fridjhon, one of South Africa’s leading winewriters says, "The true pleasure of the brandy distiller’s art takes a lifetime to reveal. It is not a voyage frivolously undertaken, but the world it opens up is deeply hospitable and every staging post is a microcosm of the route."

 

 

‘Fire Water’ is a fascinating account by Wendy Toerien of how brandy is created, weaving a compelling tale and one that involves the reader from start to finish - absorbing and thrilling! 

 

 

 

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EGGS À LA CARTE

 

With’Prickly Pears & Pomegranates’

 

 

Bernadette le Roux and Marianne Palmer’s book, ‘Prickly Pears & Pomegranates’, offers a warm and intimate look at a way of life and a style of eating in the arid Karoo. An area always at the mercy of extremes, providing Marianne Palmer with an unlikely canvas on which to create the feasts she ultimately prepared. Cranemere cooks take a fresh look at eggs served in the most delicious ways!

 

 

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SOUTH AFRICA EATS

 

With Phillippa Cheifitz

 

Phillippa Cheifitz's Grandmother, Annie Kantor 1911

 

Phillippa Cheifitz reflects memories of our diverse cultural
 heritage and the many people that have formed South Africa’s
culinary home. In her newest book you will find a tempting
 sampler of dishes that are inspired by their unique traditions.
The late Donna Benatar, a Sephardi cook who lived at the Cape,
 established, through her generous and unstinting entertaining,
a reputation for the colourful and flavourful Sephardi cooking
that attracts so many cooks worldwide to this accessible table.

 

 

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QUEEN OF TARTS ON A VALENTINE’S DAY

 

Bake with Tina Bester

 

 

 

Tina Bester, at her delightfully whimsical store, ‘Queen of Tarts’, in Observatory, has created the epitome of home baked treats made in the old fashioned way but with her particular twist. Enjoy both sweet and savoury treats and bake them in advance to serve on a fun filled Valentine’s Day. 

 

 

 

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LAZY DAYS
Contemporary Country-Style Cooking

 

By Phillippa Cheifitz

 

 

In Phillippa’s latest book, we are taken on a lazy meander up the West Coast to her family beach house at Paternoster, a retreat where there is time to cook honest delicious food, the kind we all love and don’t have the time for during busy weeks. 

 

 

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ON PARADE - THE MUST HAVE CAKES & TARTS

 

 A collection of divine recipes that you will want to keep and enjoy!

  

Chocolate, almonds, oranges and semolina, wholesome, simple and delicious tastes together with a soupçon of the unusual by some well known food writers. Among them Phillippa Cheifitz, Heilie Pienaar, Marlene van der Westhuizen, Barbara Newman and Sue Lawrence known as the ‘Queen of Baking’ in Scotland.

 

 

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