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The History of Fast Food

The origins of cheap, readily available food date back as far as the 1400’s, when quick food like waffles, pies, and soups became popular for travellers or poor families in pre-modern Europe.


How To Make The Perfect Harvest Plate

Harvest is a very important time on La Motte and while most grapes disappear into the cellar to be turned into acclaimed La Motte wine, Chef Eric Bulpitt makes sure that some make it to the kitchen and the tables of Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant.

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New Study Finds That Coffee Is Good For Your Bones

Step aside, milk, there’s a new osteo-hero in town, and its name is coffee. A new study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism from researchers at the University of Hong Kong finds that drinking coffee promotes bone mineral density, a key indicator of strong, healthy bones.


Stellenbosch Hills spreads April cheer with Hot Cross Bun and Wine Pairing

Variations of a seasonal favourite to be served with winery stars


Boplaas Six Generations of Aged Spirits

Craft Gin has been a massive hit with South African (and international) consumers in the past few years, with thousands of distilleries popping up and new brands and flavours launched almost weekly. This resurgence in spirits is a great opportunity for producers of aged variants like pot still brandy and whisky to showcase their quality and craft in a booming market. 


This Is What’s Next For Nomzamo Mbatha After ‘isibaya’ Exit

The UNHCR Global Goodwill Ambassador has her sights firmly set on the bright lights of Hollywood. ?


Malibu Rum’s New Line Of Canned Cocktails Is Basically Summer In A Can

If your taste in drinks is like your taste in seasons ? summery ? I have good news for you. As reported by Cosmopolitan, Malibu Rum just launched a line of canned drinks dubbed Malibu Splash. They?re


Sprite Has A New Ginger-flavored Soda—here’s What We Thought Of It

If you're a fan of ginger-flavored soda, nothing beats an ice-cold ginger ale. But perhaps that's just because you haven't had Coca-Cola's latest creation yet — ginger-flavored Sprite! ...


London Belonged To Since ‘93 Last Night For Their Annual Brits After-party

Tuesday 18th February, 2020, was a true celebration of black British music.


Ucook Adds Wine To Its Dinner-kit Delivery Platform

UCook has introduced wine to its dinner-kit delivery platform - which will allow its consumers to order varietals that have been expertly paired with each of the meals available every week...


South Africa’s Average Dam Levels Increase By Almost 2%

Recent consistent rainfalls in large parts of the country have increased the average dam levels by almost two percent in the past week.


Cheers! Here Are 7 Places To Celebrate National Margarita Day

Las Vegas mixologists put many spins on this classic cocktail, resulting in concoctions of many hues and flavors.


Lotto And Lotto Plus Results For Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Could tonight be your lucky night? Over R34 million is on the line. It's the winning Lotto, Lotto Plus 1 and Lotto Plus 2 numbers for 19 February 2020.


Matt Preston Creates The Ultimate Dinner Box To Feed A Party Of Six

Australian meal kit delivery service Marley Spoon is set to launch the ultimate dinner box - complete with a three-course menu to feed a party of six.


Boy Mamabolo: Anc Mp Removed From Front Of Parly After Malema Spat

His outburst did the ANC a disservice on Tuesday, and Boy Mamabolo has seemingly paid the price on day two of the SONA Debate. If looks could kill...


Petrol Price For March 2020: Joy For Motorists As Costs Slashed Further

If these estimates hold true, the petrol price will have dropped for the third time in 2020. The AA forecast a substantial decrease for March.


The Best Luxury Camping Sites In The Western Cape

Want to wake up by a waterfall, without having to forego your morning cappuccino? Try one of these luxury camping sites for size.


4 Ways To Prepare Beetroot

Did you know that freshly-cooked beetroot has a better flavour and texture?


Homemade Pastas And Thin-crust Pizzas At Keyes Art Mile’s New Sotto Sopra


Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel: Trends From 2020 Winter Fancy Food Show

The Specialty Food Association's Trendspotter Panel searched the 45th Annual Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, CA for this year's hottest trends. They reviewed 80,000 specialty food and beverag


Quince Restaurant Opens At Waterford Farm

Tucked away on the historic Waterford farmstead in Diep River, and housed in a historic farmhouse, you?ll find the charming Quince Restaurant.


You’re Missing Out On All These Simondium Wine Farms

Have you noticed all those wine farms that you end up passing on your way to Franschhoek? You?re missing out on some world-class flavours!


Dockside Brewery Hires Kevin Fitzsimmons As General Manager

Dockside Brewery has announced that Connecticut restaurant veteran, Kevin Fitzsimmons, will serve as General Manager of their Milford, Connecticut brewery and biergarten.


Jawbox Gin Offers Consumers Chance To Win A Trip To Chicago

Jawbox Gin has launched an on-pack promotion giving UK consumers the opportunity to win one of three trips to Chicago, with $500 spending money. The...


Watch: Uzalo Latest Episode 12 S6 Wednesday, 19 February 2020

The happenings around the Xulu family from KwaMashu has kept South Africans entertained for years. Watch the latest episode online.


Free Daily Horoscope, Celeb Gossip And Lucky Numbers For 20 February, 2020

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at horoscopes for 20 February 2020 - completely free!


2 Easy Ways To Froth Milk At Home

Making a delicious foamy cappuccino doesn't require any expensive equipment.


Spirited Away: The Sa Cocktail Festival Is Here

How does a cocktail festival during Cape Town's balmy summer season sound to you? If the thought of trying the best local and international cocktails,


South Africa Ranks Second As Most Stressed-out Country In The World

A Stellenbosch University PhD student says companies in South Africa need to understand employee wellness better.


Jim Beam Fills Its 16 Millionth Barrel

2020 is Jim Beam's 225th anniversary, and the distillery filled its 16 millionth barrel since Prohibition.