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Discover 100 diverse restaurants from haute cuisine to hot-and-happening. This guide navigates readers from major cities through country escapes en route, highlighting gourmet getaways, refined dining and fabulous food. It will be sold in national book retailers, tourist outlets, airports and featured restaurants and hotels. It will be the ideal guide for anyone touring SA, but with appeal for locals too, as a keepsake and recipe book.
Jenny Handley is a brand performance specialist, owner of JHP and author of best-selling business books. Her career started with her food studies, and led her through marketing and PR to brand management. She has her own weekly brand column in the Cape Times and is a feature writer and reviewer for Food & Home Entertaining, and other lifestyle publications. Jenny tops up her formal food qualifications regularly with cookery courses globally and is a member of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Her blog, Jen’s Journeys of Flavour, reflect her reviews and views, home and away, from markets to Michelin-star restaurants. Jenny is well exposed to the restaurant industry, regularly running her ‘Master Class in Brand and Service Excellence’ workshops.
There is an immense authenticity and credibility tied to the Gourmet Guide 2016/2017, as months of research has been conducted and will continue, to ensure that only appropriate and deserving establishments are included. Initial visits conducted by professional gourmets were anonymous. Each selected restaurant has a write-up that includes a brief description of the restaurant, a map and detailed directions, GPS co-ordinates and a QR code for readers to link directly to the restaurant’s website. The top restaurants will include a recipe of their signature dish. It will navigate the reader from the major cities of Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban through country escapes en route, covering gourmet getaways, refined dining and fabulous food. There are no hotel or restaurant advertisers, which means all venues are rated on merit alone. There was also no cost for the restaurants/hotels to be included. The prestige and intrigue of the awards programme, the layout and design of the guide and its publicity will ensure appeal to a discerning audience of local and international food lovers and regular restaurant-goers.
The guide is written in an informative yet lively, personality-driven style. Each annual guide will have longevity for the recipe content.
The reader is taken on a culinary tour from Mexico, travelling southwards through Central and South America as they discover each region and its gastronomy. This book provides the practical guidance to recreate the magic of these meals at home. The food has a complex layering of flavours and techniques that leaves one in a constant state of amazement. The recipes are also adapted for South Africa, where certain ingredients are difficult to find.
Adopting a low carb diet doesn't mean you have to deprive yourself of delicious food. Award-winning food writer Annie introduces a diet that revolves around ingredients like chicken, salmon, shellfish and fresh seasonal vegetables. Every recipe lists the carbohydrate and protein values. Chapters include: * Soups * Elegant Eggs * Fish Shop Favourites * Burger Bar * Pies and Casseroles * Puddings The 140 innovative international recipes show that low carb food can still be filling and enticing, while helping you lose weight.
Practical Professional Cookery is recognised throughout the English-speaking world as the established source of recipes for both students and professionals.
Practical Professional Cookery covers the full range of work from the most basic dishes to those requiring advanced techniques. Each recipe is presented in a stepped, easy-to-follow format. This revised third edition has been updated with the inclusion of more international, particularly Australian, food and terminology.
The Classic South African Cookbook is exactly that – classic home cooking for South Africans the way they eat now. In line with the country’s diverse cultures, which often blend more harmoniously in the kitchen than in any other sphere of life, this book is a kaleidoscope of our modern lifestyle with influences from grandma’s kitchen, popular Mediterranean cuisine, as well as both Indian and African culture. But no matter what your roots may be, this book sets a foundation for good, honest, carefree home cooking, incorporating all the well-loved and familiar favourites. The more than 170 recipes have been refi ned to guarantee mouth-watering results, no matter your skill level. Only fresh and locally available ingredients are used, while the various techniques are carefully explained – a real boon to those just setting out on their culinary journeys. Best of all, every recipe is accompanied by a full-colour photograph.
Combining Mediterranean simplicity with a dash of nostalgia, West Coast Wander is the definitive guide to sustainable seaside fare and a valuable addition to any South African kitchen.
Exploring this iconic coastline and the people that call it home, West Coast Wander takes readers – travellers and home cooks alike – on a culinary caper from Yzerfontein to Doringbaai, documenting each delicious detour along the way.
From heerboontjies to harders, the book encapsulates recipes both well known and newly discovered. Using a natural and unfussy approach to cooking, author Georgia East highlights the unique ingredients, both cultivated and naturally occurring, along this coastline, transforming them into dishes filled with local flavour.
Seeking out the best place to buy bread in Hopefield, discovering what sets a Sandveld Sauvignon Blanc apart and learning how the plumpest oysters in the country are farmed in Saldanha Bay are just a few of the topics covered.
kykNET se geliefde sepie SUIDOOSTER vertel die storie van die mense van Suidooster, 'n winkelsentrum in die Kaapse voorstad Ruiterbosch. Derduisende kykers word daagliks meegevoer deur die families se vreugdes en vetes, intriges en onderstrome. Vir hulle is die mense van Suidooster soos ou bekendes van wie hulle alles wil weet, tot wat hulle sepie-familie eet. In Suidooster kombuis wys Mrs J, Mymoena en Stefan wat kook in hul kospotte!
Following Dr Michael Mosley's No.1 bestselling Fast 800, this fabulous companion cookbook offers a collection of delicious, nutritious recipes to help you incorporate the new 800-calorie programme into your daily life.
Dr Clare Bailey, GP, and acclaimed food writer Justine Pattison have created meals which are tasty and easy to make, from breakfasts and brunches, soups and shakes to more substantial suppers and even occasional indulgent treats. All the recipes are based on the low-carb Mediterranean style of eating now proven to revolutionise your health.
Whether you are embarking on an intensive weight-loss programme to prevent or reverse Type 2 diabetes, or simply want to bring down your blood pressure and cholesterol and improve your mood and general health, The Fast 800 Recipe Book will inspire you to change the way you eat for ever.
Great, healthy food has never been so easy, creative and fun! This is plant-based food is for everyone. Eat Smart focuses on natural food, using everyday ingredients that will work wonders on your well-being. And the recipes are simple to make and can fit into your daily life. Inspired by cuisines from around the world, Eat Smart reveals how to use plant-based ingredients to make mouthwatering, nutritious meals. Covering breakfasts, lunches, dinners, desserts, snacks, baked treats and drinks, this book is for anyone who wants to feel amazing from the inside out. Wake up to a Tropical Smoothie Bowl, for example, whip up a Roasted Fennel, Lentil and Fig Salad for lunch, and finish off the day with a Mauritian Curry with Coconut and Coriander Rice. And there are plenty of snacks and desserts to feast on too - try Beetroot Cake with Chocolate Ganache or a Salted Caramel Ice Cream. Whether you're out and about, eating with friends, or recharging at home, this is delicious food that will help you look, feel and live better. You'll be surprised just how delicious eating smart can be!
Food allergies and intolerance to foodstuffs such as gluten, lactose and wheat are on the increase, and more and more people are struggling to find safe, healthy and affordable alternatives to foods that the rest of us take for granted.
Regardless of the limitations in your diet due to food allergies and sensitivities, in this book you will find recipes for tasty and affordable dishes which are prepared from widely available ingredients. Each recipe, together with its suggested variations, is suitable for a variety of conditions and indicate whether it is free from: wheat, gluten, corn, egg, milk, lactose, soy and preservatives.
The comprehensive introduction provides essential information on allergies and food sensitivity.
Smulkos is 'n splinternuwe versameling van Esther se gewilde kosblad Vat Vyf wat elke week in Huisgenoot verskyn. Die resepte wissel van geurige idees vir Ontbyt, terte & pasteie, braai, hoender, straatkos, kaggelkos na vinnige en gesonde slaaie - watertand poedings en gebak bly ook nie agterweë nie. Alles getoets in die Huisgenoot toetskombuis wat verseker dat dit keer op keer werk.
JAN: My Franse Kosverhaal is ’n gedenkskrif en feesviering wat voortspruit uit JAN – die welbekende restaurant in die suide van Frankryk.
Dié restaurant is ’n vertoonstuk van die tradisionele Suid-Afrikaanse gasvryheid wat begin het op ’n plaas in die Suid-Afrikaanse platteland en voortvloei na die glansryke Franse Riviera. JAN, tans ’n eenster-Michelin-restaurant, het bewys dat drome waar kan word en dat jy eenvoudige bestanddele in ’n meesterstuk kan omskep wanneer jy jou passie uitleef. Elke hoofstuk weerspieël die stemming en inspirasie van die disse wat by JAN voorgesit word.
Die versameling van meer as 90 resepte strek van plaaslikgebakte brode, amuse bouche en watertandhoofdisse van vleis of vis, tot by die maaltye wat sjefs ná ’n lang werkdag in die warm kombuis geniet.
Everyone thinks they know the real Gordon Ramsay: rude, loud, pathologically driven, stubborn as hell. But this is his bestselling real story... Humble Pie tells the full story of how he became the world's most famous and infamous chef: his difficult childhood, his brother's heroin addiction and his failed first career as a footballer: all of these things have made him the celebrated culinary talent and media powerhouse that he is today. Gordon talks frankly about: * his tough childhood: his father's alcoholism and violence and the effects on his relationships with his mother and siblings, * his first career as a footballer: how the whole family moved to Scotland when he was signed by Glasgow Rangers at the age of fifteen, and how he coped when his career was over due to injury just three years later, * his brother's heroin addiction. * Gordon's early career: learning his trade in Paris and London; how his career developed from there: his time in Paris under Albert Roux and his seven Michelin-starred restaurants. * Kitchen life: Gordon spills the beans about life behind the kitchen door, and how a restaurant kitchen is run in Anthony Bourdain-style. * How he copes with the impact of fame on himself and his family: his television career, the rapacious tabloids, and his own drive for success.
Following the phenomenal success of her bestselling first book, Eat. Nourish. Glow., Amelia Freer returns with her much-awaited cookbook Cook. Nourish. Glow.
Containing over 100 delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes, Amelia equips you with the skills and knowledge to improve your health while empowering you to cook with confidence. A professional nutritional therapist, she promotes a gluten, refined sugar and dairy-free lifestyle in favour of endless fad diets. Chapters will cover cooking in the simplest terms, featuring step-by-step visuals designed for the novice chef; how to use and prepare staple pantry ingredients; eating clean on the go; a 'naughty' chapter - because living healthily is about consistency, not perfection - and a chapter full of dishes designed to combat gut-related issues. Recipes will include: Fine Omelette Layered with Tomato and Saffron, Tapenade and Mixed Herbs, Sweet Potato Cakes with Grilled Tiger Prawns and Saffron Sauce, Fig and Raspberry Panna Cotta, Eggs and Leeks with Tabasco and Tarragon Dressing.
Amelia is a firm believer that absolutely everybody can cook delicious, healthy, beautiful food. Many of us feel pressure to be perfect in the kitchen but with Amelia, anyone can learn how to assemble nourishing food in minutes using fresh ingredients that will transform how you look and feel.
Be inspired to cook yourself healthy with Cook. Nourish. Glow.
JAN: A Breath Of French Air is a memoir and celebration of the renowned eatery JAN, a South African restaurant in the south of France.
The restaurant is a showcase of South Africa’s tradition of hospitality, transported from a farm in rural South Africa to the glamorous French Riviera. JAN is proof that dreams can be lived and how a love for what you do can transform humble ingredients into a masterpiece.
Each chapter captures the mood and inspiration of what is served at JAN, and the collection of over 90 recipes covers everything from locally baked breads, amuse bouche and mouthwatering main course meat and fish dishes to what the chefs eat after a long night’s service in a hot kitchen.
Chloe Madeley's 4-Week Body Blitz is an exercise and nutrition plan that shows you how to transform your body shape in just 28 days. Do you have a party dress to squeeze into for the Christmas season? If you have a short-term weight-loss goal, then this is the book for you! Chloe Madeley is a qualified personal trainer who specialises in body shape transformation. In the 4-Week Body Blitz, she lays out the exercises you need to do and the food you should eat every single day for four weeks in order to get yourself in shape. Follow Chloe's instructions and you will see a significant difference in how your body looks. What's more, you don't need a gym membership or expensive equipment to follow Chloe's plan. This comprehensive, fully illustrated guide is full of delicious, easy recipes to fuel your exercise and aid your weight-loss.
A comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to low-carb cooking, from the Real Meal Revolution Team, packed with lessons, tips and over 300 delicious low-carb, sugar-free and gluten-free recipes.
The Real Meal Revolution: Low Carb Cooking is the go-to resource for anyone who wants to cook better low-carb foods right now and for many years to come. It is a book that will teach you the fundamentals behind making any dish delicious by honing in on classic flavour combinations, basic cooking techniques and affordable, readily accessible ingredients.
Low-carb eating is currently on trend but this is not a book that follows the eating trends of 'right now'. It is a book packed with lessons to last a lifetime. And every single recipe is low carb.
This timeless and comprehensive guide to cooking well and eating healthily showcases classic flavour combinations; foolproof methods to bring out the best in any ingredients; foods that will help to ensure good health for life.
This book comprises: 300 low-carb recipes; 20-40 cooking lessons; over 120 colour photographs; brief and to-the-point dietary advice.
As sekere voedselitems en bymiddels tot siektesimptome lei, is dit baie moeilik om gesonde voedingskeuses te maak tot voordeel van goeie gesondheid, asook die herstel en instandhouding van die immuunsisteem. Allergiese reaksies en sensitiwiteit vir voedingstowwe en bymiddels is aan die toeneem en al hoe meer mense sukkel om veilige, gesonde en bekostigbare plaasvervangers te vind vir voedselsoorte wat die res van ons as vanselfsprekend beskou.
Hierdie resepte is ontwikkel om maklik gebruik te kan word vir ’n verskeidenheid allergiese toestande. By elke resep is aangedui of dit vry is van: koring, gluten, mielies, eier, melk, laktose, soja, kleur- en preserveermiddels. Voorstelle by van die resepte kan help om met geringe wysiging ’n resep nog meer geskik te maak.
Daar is moeite gedoen met die keuse van bestanddele en plaasvervangers wat bekend, bekostigbaar en vrylik beskikbaar is. Die omvattende inleiding verskaf noodsaaklike inligting aangaande allergieë en voedselsensitiwiteit.
In Zola Nene’s own words, she says, "Food has always been a huge part of my life; important occasions were always marked with a feast of some sort … this book chronicles my food journey thus far – how it started and what has shaped me into the chef I am today."
And that’s exactly what Simply Delicious is all about; it’s Zola’s culinary career told through her recipes, interspersed with snippets and perspectives of her life journey, including tributes to the people who have inspired and infl uenced her cooking style and explaining the reason for certain culinary choices that she has made. If one had to describe Zola’s personality in a single idea, it would be ‘irrepressible joy’, which is the thread running through this journey as well as the state evoked by her delicious dishes. Her food philosophy is very simple – cooking is for everyone.
With easy-to-follow instructions, the recipes will ensure that anyone can produce mouthwatering results.
Sue-Anne Allen and Ilse Fourie became big friends during the filming of MasterChef SA 2012. Since then they present projects together under the brand Gourmet Sisters.
This is the first cookbook of these two rising stars on the culinary horizon.
They chose 44 general ingredients and each gave a recipe that reflects their personality as well as their own preferences and styles. This way you get two exciting recipes using ordinary ingredients such as avocado, chickpeas, chicken breasts, ostrich meat, calamari, chocolate and many more.
The recipes are easy and quick to make, but also exciting. What Ilse does with tomatoes goes in a deliciously different direction to what Sue-Ann does: for the one they are the perfect ingredient for a quick and easy seasonal tomato soup; while the other dreams of her grandmother’s tomato stew. In the process we learn new ways with old favourites and get to have a lot of fun in the kitchen.
A cookbook for beginners and advanced cooks alike, this is a sure-fire winner from two exciting new stars. We will be hearing a lot more from these two sassy ladies!
This cookbook bundle has a hardcover recipe book filled with yummy cupcake ideas for every occasion.
Bake a whole range of goodies, with both classic and adventurous recipes to delight and inspire and be prepared for pure bliss and decadence, with over 40 recipes to be baked and enjoyed among friends. These cupcakes are fun to make and completely hassle-free, so anyone can get involved!
When working mother Vickie De Beer’s life changed forever, she and leading paediatric dietician Kath Megaw set about The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics – and, in the process, developed an arsenal of the most effective systems and day-to-day strategies for practically dealing with diabetes.
Part emotive journey, part cookbook and part medical reference, and all bundled up in the care and love of devoted parents, The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics is the fruit of their combined findings – at once personal and professional, and essential reading that effectively ‘closes the gap’ for families coping with diabetes. Underpinned by the knowledge that time is one of today’s most precious commodities, Vickie’s meals are simple to shop for, effortless to prepare and, above all, packed with all the essential nutrients growing bodies and minds need for optimal health.
Grouped seasonally and covering all days of the week, from Monday through Sunday (and not forgetting, sauces, treats and drinks), The Low-Carb Solution for Diabetics offers a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy all those hunger pangs in between – a happy solution for both busy moms and even busier kids!
Mariana serves food fresh from her own extensive vegetable, fruit and herb garden, prepared in her own unique way.
Her delightful book includes recipes for the restaurant’s top dishes, along with vegetable dishes, classic dishes, and Mariana’s favourite childhood foods.
Divided seasonally into four sections, this is the ultimate cookery book for those who love fresh, honest, delicious in-season eating.
In this new edition of Wineries Of The Cape, Lindsaye McGregor – a long-time contributor to Platter’s wine guides and a regular writer in the world of South African wine – shares her extensive industry knowledge by profiling 56 independently selected, must-visit wineries.
From historic gabled manor houses to contemporary wineries, quirky family-run farms to iconic estates, country picnics to world-class fine dining restaurants, all within easy reach of Cape Town, Wineries Of The Cape guides you in experiencing the very best of the winelands.
John Platter returns! With the same simple approach to wine which made him a household name in South Africa, he tells the stories of wines and winemakers; taste the wines himself; writes about them in language everyone can understand. Today’s winelands are another country. Young revolutionaries are leading a charge. Old campaigners are rising to the challenge. New areas, new varieties are being explored, ancient vineyards revived. Never has the wine scene been so exciting, so ready for this new book by an old hand. A writer who has also grown and made wine himself. This is not another Platter wine guide. It is not a list of the ‘best’ wines blind-tasted and scored by a panel. It is no more, no less, than John Platter’s purely personal picks of the wines he enjoys drinking. And why. It is completely different from any other wine book on the market. The stunning images are by photographer Clinton Friedman.
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