Posts in recipe
Cameron Easton's Eaton Mess

“We asked our chef partners to come up with unusual taste blends that sound odd but actually work surprisingly well together.  Cameron Easton, a student at Jackie Cameron’s School of Food and Wine has taken chocolate, avocado and coriander to create this adventurous interpretation of Eaton Mess!” - Oryx Desert Salt

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Spicy Thai Red Curry Soup with Jessica George

Jessica George chose to share her Spicy Thai Red Curry Soup. “This dish bursts with flavour,” she says. “It excites my tastes buds and reminds me of some of my favourite things - visiting my boyfriend on his family’s coriander farm; and sitting together as a family at a warm fire while sipping delicious soup and listening to the rain as it pours down outside.”

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Caramel Profiteroles with Intaba Ridge Magazine

Caramel Profiteroles with a white chocolate caramel ganache…. I specifically chose this recipe because it was one that I really perfected under Jenny Westwood’s guidance, my home economics teacher at St. John’s and it’s now in my cookbook!

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Are Microgreens Nutritional Liquid Gold?

If you think microgreens are merely a garnish on your plate, think again. These tiny sprouts pack a powerful nutrient punch and should be included in your meals. Our diet requires an adequate amount of macro-nutrients (those needed in large amounts), micro-nutrients (those needed in smaller amounts), and of course food which contains antioxidants and phytonutrients, as these are important to keep your immune system strong.

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The Macrotrend of Microgreen Innovation

Born and raised in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, Nkululeko Mlotshwa recognised his passion for food while employed as a general worker in the hospitality industry. That was in 2011. Fast forward seven years, and today Nkululeko is living out his dream studying at the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine, thanks to a Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary.

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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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Dreams do come true

Born and raised in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, Nkululeko Mlotshwa recognised his interest in food while employed as a general worker in the hospitality industry. That was in 2011. He gained experience in several KwaZulu-Natal restaurants, and in 2016 he relocated to Pretoria with the aim of building on the knowledge he had already gleaned.

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Zandy's Kitchen

Here you may meet Zandy Armstrong, one of this year’s aspiring chefs. Zandy grew up in North West Province.

“As a child - ‘reared’ on a farm - I have fond memories of my mom’s friend Liana whose home-cooked venison pie left a lasting impression,” Zandy recalls. “Today, this recipe still evokes happy times with our extended family sitting around the fireplace, on chilly winter days. The dish is special to me because it was a catalyst for bringing people together.”

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Angelo Richard... There Is Always One

It has been inspiring to witness this shy, young man blossom. I have often overheard comments such as: “Angelo is such a gentleman - we need more men like him”. Seriously fired up on this course, Angelo’s contribution is always 100 per cent. He is motivated and enthusiastic to tackle anything thrown his way. He volunteers to work at every function – wanting to make the most of every experience.

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Heather-Lee Holliday's Family Favourite

From all reports, the Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine #20172018 students are doing us proud in the industry. And, I can confirm that the #20182019 intake is getting stuck into the course material with great enthusiasm. We are all learning and growing.

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