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Classic Margarita with a smoky twist

Some people say don’t mess with a recipe that’s perfect and hey, the Margarita, with its minimal ingredients is classic for a reason. But when we asked Izelle Hoffman for her take on this classic, she dreamed up this smoky piece of magic – making the perfect classic margarita…well we think, just a little more […]

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Zandy’s Oryx Desert Salt pet biltong

Making Biltong is an age-old South African tradition and the process of curing meat for preservation is probably as old as mankind.  We love biltong, and so do our beloved dogs! Salt is an important part of the meat curing process and we love Oryx Desert Salt because it doesn’t have any added iodine together […]

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Gorgeous Gravlax

The delicious art of curing salmon Gravlax is a popular Nordic dish, where spanking fresh salmon is preserved by marinating it in a mixture of salt and sugar.  The preparation time is quick and curing process occurs in refrigerator. Yet people have this idea that it’s really complicated to make Gravlax…when honestly  it’s not! It’s […]

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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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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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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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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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ORXY DESERT SALT HAKE FILLETS

After all the rich indulgences of the festive season, we’re opting for simplicity and ease this month. Good food, easily and quickly prepared with one simple instruction: just add salt! Here’s a fish-dish-quickie from the divine Izelle Hoffman: Heavenly Hake Fillets. Portions 2 Prep time 5min Baking time 30min Ingredients: 4 Hake fillets 2g fine […]

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