Oryx Desert Salt

In conversation with Richard Bosman

THE ORYX DESERT SALT SECRET IN RICHARD BOSMAN’S CHARCUTERIE

  “What was once a necessity for survival has today become a culinary choice,” says Richard Bosman, creator and owner of Richard Bosman Quality Cured Meats, a business committed to using traditional salting and drying techniques to create an exceptional and unique product. Hundreds of years ago, people across Europe but particularly in Italy and […]

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Honey Garlic Glazed Brisket

A tender and delicious feast of Honey-garlic glazed Brisket

Our theme this month is all about using salt to cure and preserve meat. In our Richard Bosman interview we talked about the curing process which is the dry method for preserving meat. Here, our salt-diva Izelle Hoffman creates a succulent dish using brisket (also known as corned beef – so called because the meat […]

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WHERE IT ALL BEGINS

Have you noticed how already, the days are flying by?  Sometimes in the mad crazy hustle of our busy lives, it can be a relief to stop, even if for only a moment.  In the midst of the whirlwind of our  to-do lists and appointments,  as we find ourselves running to keep up with our […]

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FISH FOR COMPLIMENTS WITH THIS DELICIOUS TROUT DISH

Going back to the source is our theme for this month and when we asked our dynamic cooking star Izelle Hoffman for a recipe, this gorgeous dish arrived in our inbox, so yummy looking we wanted to eat it off the screen!   The trout comes from Woolworths, who source their trout from Katse Trout.  Katse […]

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I walked 120km to bring you Oryx Desert Salt

Oryx Desert Salt is proud to be part of this Pick n Pay initiative and is hugely appreciative of Pick ’n Pays ongoing support! In July 2007, CEO Samantha Skyring walked 120km through the Namib Desert, and experienced several close encounters  with gemsbok or Oryx Gazella. The Oryx can survive long periods without water, due to several […]

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POACHED EGGS IN A TOMATO AND ROAST PEPPER SMOORTJIE

In line with our theme this month of ‘Going Back to the Source’, we asked our chef friends at Sense of Taste for a recipe that calls for ingredients readily available at farmers’ markets where you can buy directly from the farmer, where everything is locally sourced in all senses of the word. Chef Peter […]

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The many benefits of gargling with salt water.

Everyone knows the amazing benefits of salt. From cooking, food preservation to health and beauty. It seems that a little goes a long way. One thing you might have learned from your grandmother or mother is gargling with salt water if you have mouth or throat problems. This remedy is time tested. Gargling with salt […]

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Local fresh cuisine for everyone at Marvel Bistro

When a life-long desire to serve patrons real, home cooked food is paired with a young, bright-eyed, newly qualified pastry chef, MARVEL, a quaint little deli in the heart of Paarl springs to life. Using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients prepared daily, MARVEL has the perfect recipe for satisfying everyone. Here, the slow food […]

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SIMPLE YET AMAZING TOMATO SALAD

Our awesome team from the Sense of Taste School  Chef Peter and Chef Byron – have come up with this simple yet amazing tomato salad. It’s fresh, wholesome, easy to make – simplicity at its best. All you need to do is just add salt.  We think it is perfect company for a braai or […]

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