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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with South African Olive Oil

Chocolate Olive Oil Cake with South African Olive Oil

Most people don’t know that South Africa is a producer of a luxurious golden liquid: olive oil. The booming olive oil industry in South Africa is the handy work of an Italian called Ferdinando Costa who took it upon himself to plant an olive grove in Paarl in the very...
I&J Golden Smackeroos

I&J Golden Smackeroos

What’s for dinner kids? We all know that one of the first answers that come to mind in the average SA family home is I&J Golden Smackeroos! I&J Golden Smackeroos are not the first I&J fish product to become a firm favourite for South African families. In...
South African Carrot Cake

South African Carrot Cake

Let’s talk cake; carrot cake to be precise. The origins of carrot cake are largely disputed. Some say it came from England while others are under the distinct impression that it is a German delicacy. One thing is for sure, it’s popular in many nations! Recipes for it...
Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

Chenin Blanc (South Africa)

When you hear the words “Chenin Blanc”, what comes to mind? Most people think of a crisp white wine, served chilled in an elegant wine glass on a summery day in South Africa. In South Africa, Chenin Blanc is just as popular as in the Loire Valley in France, where it...
Best Buttermilk Recipe

Best Buttermilk Recipe

Oh no! Your bags are packed, you’re in your seat and you’re about to jet off to a foreign country to start whole new life, and you just realize that Ouma Rusks are a South African thing. It’s true! Other countries don’t really know what “rusks” are…except in the UK...