COME COOK WITH DEENA NAIDOO, POWERED BY THE FRY FAMILY FOOD CO

“Come Cook with Deena Naidoo, powered by the Fry Family Food Co.” took place at the Sibya Casino, making use of their outdoor boma. The weather more than played its part, and participants were treated to a beautiful morning of cooking demos, food, health talks and prizes – all courtesy of Fry’s.

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LANGOUSTE WITH MADAGASCAN VANILLA

History of the dish : In Madagascar, combining these two fine products is the obvious thing to do.  On Nosy Be market vanilla is sold in one kilo batches.  The pods are plump and give off a magnificent odour!  To achieve success all you have to do is infuse them in a lightly reworked white butter.  Not very modern, perhaps, but so good!

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POWER PLAY II – Meet Ndabo Langa, not your average architect, he is a man with extraordinary creativity, great vision and an entrepreneur with a difference. He is also a passionate Durbanite. This much is obvious as he has boldly ventured into an area of the city which for many years had been rampant with vagrants and vandalism and created a venue which has grown in both popularity and stature since its inception and is now safely one of the city’s most talked about ‘hotspots’.

Many have come to know him as the owner of The Chairman but the legend of Mr. Langa has been around for a lot longer than his famous club jazz club.

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LET’S TALK ABOUT SHADES, BABEE

After much cajoling, begging and finally threatening, I managed to drag ‘Emu’, mortified to the ’nth degree, to see 50 Shades Of Grey! I needed to see what all the fuss was about and I was certainly NOT going to take the Hubby. That would lead to way too much P.T.

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T’is the season to be JOLLY Tra La La La – Mumm At Large

And is it ever!! Can you feel the frenzy and excitement building? Oh I can! Christmas parties are starting, loud company lunches are being had, work enthusiasm has slowed down and all people can see now are those sparkly decorations and endless celebrations and I am one of them!!

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Go Ahead, Indulge Yourself

I have many vices! Most of which I completely revel in & absolutely make no excuses for. the one that I adore is, The High Tea. I love High Teas – preferably with champagne. And I mean the real thing!

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Jeremy Vermaak

As a classically trained Cordon Bleu Chef, my culinary style has a foundation of French Cuisine, but through my years of travelling and cooking in many countries I have adopted a large repertoire of styles and use of flavours, allowing the fresh and seasonal produce of the area to be my compass in creating dishes.

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Just In Time For The Holidays – Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, a range of premium rums crafted in the heart of Jamaica is, now available in South Africa. Continue reading “Just In Time For The Holidays – Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum”

THE OYSTER BOX ‘BRINGS IT ON’ FOR FESTIVE SEASON

“The festive season at The Oyster Box is always a highlight of the year and 2014 will be no different,” says General Manager, Wayne Coetzer. “It gives us an ideal opportunity to showcase our beautiful facilities, our restaurants and offer a selection of memorable events the hotel is renowned for. The weather is glorious too, at this time of the year and we really make the best of it because of the ideal position of our legendary property.”

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