Posts in baking
The Secret Diner: "Great Chefs of the Future"

So lovely having “The Secret Diner”, thank you for your kind words. Your words about my students and “we’re in for some great chefs in the future.” These mean more to me then any award. So so appreciated.

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Anele Tembe: A Seriously Decadent Sweet Tooth

With the next Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine student intake arriving soon, I was reflecting on the #20182019 group and the progress made this year.

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Michelle Engelbrecht - An Unabashed Chocoholic

It feels only a short while ago that I announced the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine students’ pop-up B.RUNCH concept. If you have missed this experience, pop in over the weekend because it will be our last for the year. This month I’m introducing Michelle Engelbrecht – an unabashed chocoholic.

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Dedicated Students Rise to Wedding Occasion

It’s seldom that one can leave one’s entire wedding feast to a group of students - and it is testament to the quality of the aspiring chefs at Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine that I could do just that.

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Taste Magazine - Mom's Food

"She makes the most comforting curry, the heartiest pies and a killer tart. And that’s not just your mother we’re talking about. We convinced South African food pros, from Reuben Riffel and Zola Nene to Ina Paarman and Dorah Sitole, to share the most treasured of their mothers’ recipes." - Taste Magazine

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Gourmand Awards: Third Place in The World

Imagine achieving third place in the world. Well, with help and encouragement from many enthusiastic folk, the Gourmand Awards jury judged Baking with Jackie Cameron (Struik Lifestyle, an imprint of Penguin Random House South Africa), the best pastry/baking cookbook in the world. And that was in a competition considered the Oscars of the food industry. I’m sure you will understand that I am thrilled beyond words.

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The Gourmand Awards... My Year Starts on a Good Note

Imagine the thrill when the Gourmand Awards jury announced that my latest book, Baking with Jackie Cameron (Struik Lifestyle, an imprint of Penguin Random House South Africa) was judged national winner in the pastry category. 

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