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Bra Wor sets new Guinness World Record for the longest continuous braai

In what’s looking like a South African Heritage Day tradition a new Guinness World record was set by Sekhabile Lekgoate aka Bra Wor in Johannesburg on the 24th September 2013. The previous record of 62 hours, 6 minutes and 16 seconds had been set by Braai Boy in 2012 and while some including me expected…

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The Brilliant Baking Theatre comes to the Good Food and Wine Show

Baking has made a comeback around the world and is one of the hottest food trends of 2013. Cake is now cool and biscuits are brilliant! Many top selling cookery books at present focus on home baking while shows such as The Great British Bake Off have been hits around the world including South Africa.…

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Meet the first chef who is going up into space! Eric Lanlard

TV presenter and celebrated baker Eric Lanlard – currently appearing on South African television – will make history next year by being the first chef to go into space. He admits that he is scared and excited at the same time but says that a trip to outer space is the opportunity of a lifetime.…

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Meet Chef Eric Lanlard and fall in love with Chocolat at Simonsig Estate

Get up close and personal with celebrity chef Eric Lanlard at an indulgent Sunday lunch with heavenly treats from his latest recipe book, Chocolat, at Simonsig Estate’s signature restaurant, Cuvée, in the Stellenbosch Winelands on Sunday, 19 May 2013. Having created culinary masterpieces for impressive A-list clientele, including Madonna and Sir Elton John, you are…

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Ten Day Stellenbosch Wine Festival pops it’s cork this January

New look ten day Stellenbosch Wine Festival to take place 25 January to 3 February 2013 The Stellenbosch Wine Festival, the flagship event of South Africa’s iconic wine region, stomps its way into a new era this January with an expanded ten-day program designed to showcase in a bigger, better and bolder fashion the delightfully…


Join in the fun on Heritage Day at The Ultimate Beef Challenge!

The ULTIMATE BEEF CHALLENGE takes place on 24 September 2012 at the Birchwood Hotel, East Rand. This highly coveted event will see premium South African beef producers pitting against one another in the ultimate quality and taste test. An international panel of judges will declare just one the ULTIMATE BEEF CHAMPION. Adults R50. Children FREE. Book…