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Bellini – an Italian classic, with a South African twist

March 31, 2016

A real classic, this Bellini cocktail was invented in 1948, in Harry’s Bar in Venice. As the story goes, Giuseppe Cipriani, the owner of Harry’s Bar, was inspired by the 15th century Venetian painter Giovanni Bellini. The pink drink reminded him of the color of a saint's toga in a...

Dark Chocolate Green Smoothie

March 25, 2016

  We recently started having our ‘office smoothies’, basically a way to treat ourselves to some indulgence, and to try and test some recipes at the same time! Our intern suggested it and kicked it off with some seriously nice and fruity smoothies. It’s awesome when someone’s joining the team,...

Frozen Banana & Berries Super Bowl

March 25, 2016

With breakfast being the most important meal of the day, you might as well add some variety to keep it interesting. This layered power cup does just that. The frozen banana creates a creamy texture, almost like ice cream, and the berries give it a fresh taste and beautiful colour....

Gourmet Free-Range Chicken Burger

March 18, 2016

  Gourmet burger places are great for a casual evening out, but it’s also a lot of fun to make your own burger! Making your own burger is simple, and healthy as you can choose your quality meat. This is free-range chicken burger is spiced up with simple ingredients, and...

Boost your day with this amazing Banana Mango Blast smoothie

March 17, 2016

Did you know that bananas can cheer you up? Bananas are the only fruit to contain the amino acid, tryptophan plus Vitamin B6, which together help the body produce serotonin: the natural chemical which alleviates mental depression. Now don't we all want to balance our mood? So we created this amazing Banana...

The easiest Carrot & Date Muffins ever!

March 10, 2016

Carrots make a great ingredient for moist and sweet muffins. The usual carrot cake or muffin recipe requires you to grate the carrots first, which may already put some daring bakers off as it’s a bit more time consuming. This recipe however doesn’t require you to grate the carrots, as...

Jamie Oliver's Super-Food Protein Loaf

March 05, 2016

We just had to try this Super-Food Protein Loaf that seemed so apt for this Cape Town Cycle Tour weekend, where most Capetonians are either cycling or standing and walking around to support cyclists. In both cases, a protein boost is in order. With both almonds and pumpkin being high in protein,...

Fresh Fig & Banana Smoothie

February 05, 2016

Figs are incredibly versatile, for use in fruit bowls, on its own, or on a cheese board. Or try this summer smoothie, with fresh figs and banana. Prep time: 2 min Blending time: 30 seconds Total time: 3 minutes Yield: 1 serving    Ingredients: 4 fresh figs 1 banana -...