Culinary passport: unveiling global cuisine, festivals & traditions

As a South African food lover, I’ve had the privilege of exploring a diverse range of flavours right here in my own backyard. From the savoury delights of Cape Malay cuisine, influenced by the spice trade and centuries of cultural exchange, to the fiery flavours of a traditional South African braai.There’s no shortage of culinary treasures to discover. But why stop at our borders when there’s a whole world of cultures, cuisine and experiences waiting to be explored? Here are my top ten amazing global culinary adventures I hope to visit (at least some of) someday. 

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Egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas

Easter has always been one of my favourite times of the year. There’s something so special about the air being crisp with the arrival of autumn, the leaves turning hues of gold and red. With the changing season comes the promise of a delightful Easter brunch with family and friends. As someone who loves to host gatherings and whip up delicious meals, I’m excited to share some egg-cellent Easter brunch ideas that are not only mouth watering but also packed with nutritious ingredients to keep everyone feeling their best.

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Health benefits of stocks and bone broths

Let’s get Saucy! Sauces, soups, gravies and delicious hearty stews all need one vital ingredient – a wholesome and hearty base! Stocks and bone broths have been used for centuries as a nutrient-rich foundation for all sorts of food. Packed with essential nutrients and minerals, these traditional culinary staples have been gaining huge popularity in recent years and offer many health benefits too. So let’s dip into the health benefits of stocks and bone broths and shed some light on why they should be a kitchen essential for any health-conscious individual.

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Ethical Eating: Sustainable and Fair Trade Foods

Doing things right can be tricky, especially when it comes to your health and wellbeing. Between getting enough sleep, eating healthy foods and getting the right amount of exercise, it all adds up. But while trying to live a healthy lifestyle, we often neglect ethical eating. So what exactly do I mean by this? To me, this is the practice of eating with kindness and a conscience. It’s about going beyond what type of food you are consuming and delving a bit further into how your food gets onto your plate.

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