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FOOD & TRAVEL

Breakfast Puff Pastries

These hand pies have the quintessential breakfast combination of bacon, egg and cheese. Sometimes you just need some classic comfort food. Try this recipe and you will not be disappointed. Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry 1 small red pepper diced 1 green onion diced 4...

5 Easy Cocktails To Make At Home

Here is a list of cocktails that you can try and make in your home this February. It never kills to just try! 1.Black Cherry Mimosa Black cherry juice Grand Marnier Champagne Fresh strawberries for garnish 2.A love Affair Vodka White cranberry Mint simple syrup Lemon...

Pizza Hut Comes To Zimbabwe

From spicey succulent chicken and mouth-watering tasty beef toppings to fresh-veggie toppings. Stretchy cheese melting on warm soft flatbread crust and chewy goodness. We welcome Pizza Hut; the world’s favourite pizza place that caters for everyone’s...

Lemon Custard Pudding

Ingredients 450ml cream 90g castor sugar 60ml lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 45ml orange juice (1 orange) Directions 1. Combine all the ingredients into a medium sized pot. 2. Bring to boil over medium to low heat and cook for about 3 minutes. 3. Allow to cool. 4. Pour...

Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients 225 grams butter 250 g flour 2 tsp vanilla extract 100g castor sugar Directions 1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees C 2. Cream the butter and sugar until well combined and pale yellow in colour. 3. Add vanilla extract and flour and mix. 4. Roll out the...

Cheat Fruit Mince Pies

Ingredients 2 sheets of short crust pastry 1 Jar of fruit mince (you can make your own) 1 tablespoon milk Icing sugar to dust Fruit mince 60ml orange juice 1/2 cup raisins 1 cup grated apple 1/4 cup chopped almonds 1/4 cup chopped dates 25 g melted butter 100g sugar...

Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe

Ingredients 110g castor sugar 2 1/2 teaspoon gelatine powder 370 ml cream 370 ml milk 1tsp vanilla essence Directions 1. Mix cream, milk and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil over low heat. 2. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the vanilla essence. 3....

Simple Table Etiquette – What NOT to do!

Table manners matter. Whether you are meeting someone at a cafe, attending a sit-down dinner party at a friend’s home or dining at a fancy restaurant you still need to have table manners. It wouldn’t kill to just have good table manners. Here are things NEVER to do...

Chocolate Tart, The Chef Bex Way

Ingredients 200g shortbread /digestive/ granita biscuits crushed 100g butter melted 2 cups thickened cream 3/4 cups Nutella /chocolate spread Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons cornflour 1 teaspoon  vanilla essence Method 1. Mix melted butter with the crushed biscuits until...

Travelling? Here Is How To Pack Light

My husband and I LOVE travelling, whether it’s to the next town or to another country, we do not hesitate to put our stuff together, jump on to the bus and go. We have noticed that travelling lightens the burden of our day to day stresses. After a return from a trip,...

How Travelling Can Make You More Awesome

In today’s on-the-go world, we are constantly hustling and looking for a means to make money and survive, it’s hard to take a break. Not the 1 hour break we get for lunch. This is in reference to taking a break from our day to day tasks, home, work and family...

Culinary Conversation With Chef Dylan

Some of you probably know Dylan Taylor from the last edition of the TM Pick n Pay Battle of the Chefs. After 13 weeks and over 30 challenges, Dylan came out first, beating 15 other competing chefs from around the country. He has spent years in the kitchen and...

Simple Sponge cake X Chef Bex

This is one of my favorite cakes to make . I make this cake all the time and it comes out perfectly each time. It’s also super easy and quick to make which is a bonus 😀. Hope you guys like this one 😉 200g self raising flour 200g castle sugar 200g butter (room...

Grilled Rainbow Trout x Chef Bex

You definitely need to try out this simple and quick recipe. Let us know when you do by commenting below! Ingredients 2 whole rainbow trout cleaned 1 tsp salt 1tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp paprika 1tsp dried parsley 1 small onion sliced 1 lemon...

5 Super Ingredients To Warm You Up

Winter is here, and it feels like it is here to stay. The cold, windy and cloudy days we all dread a lot. As the temperatures drop we want to keep our bodies warm from the inside out. Today let’s talk about the latter. We will talk on the healthy ingredients that are...

A taste of wild – Haka Game Reserve

Haka Game Reserve is one of the lessor known parks in Harare. It is an excellent hidden gem situated near the Harare CBD, just 10 minutes away. The park offers very scenic views near the Cleveland dam, a haven of wildebeests, zebras, impalas and giraffes in a...

Sweet & Sour Chicken Stir fry with Chef Jo

Since we moved there is exactly ZERO quality Chinese restaurants by us. We’ve tried two different places; both were epic fails… which means I now have to make my beloved cuisine at home. Since I can remember sweet and sour chicken has been my favorite to order....