Author Sydda Essop has spent years interviewing more than 70 cooks and healers (who range in age from 23 to 96) from across the cultural spectrum in South Africa’s remarkable Karoo region; Each interviewee has shared their heartfelt stories of personal challenges and triumphs, and their most precious family recipes; Those interviewed hail from a diverse range of backgrounds, as they include descendants of the Khoisan and Xhosa peoples, the Dutch, British and French settlers, slaves from the East, Greeks,Portuguese, Indians, Jews and even Somalis; Essop pays homage to this rich cultural inter dependency without turning a blind eye to the politics, poverty and harsh climate that frequently characterises the region; The recipes included run the foodie gamut from traditional tripe, venison, Karoo lamb and beer to curries, bread, sweets and simple yet wholesome suppers; Also included is a selection of classic Karoo herbal remedies.Discover the traditional recipes, veld remedies and diverse culinary tales in Karoo Kitchen, a fascinating visit to the historic heart of South Africa.
Item Code: BL00620
From sun up to sun down and beyond, chef Liezie Mulder takes us through a day in the life of her iconic Knysna restaurant, le de paÏn. For every time of day, and every craving in between, there is a meal to nourish, delight,energise and celebrate the craft of good cooking. For Liezie,all the world’s a feast – her dishes are inspired by places she’s travelled to, her childhood and family heritage, whether it’s Bali or Israel or America and beyond. She tells the stories and meticulously guides us through making a range of recipes that, most importantly, always respect the ingredients.
Item Code: BL00610
More than just a cookbook -part photo journal,part historical document,part culinary journey into the homes of the people of the Bo-Kaap, celebrating a uniquely South African culture.Through personal stories, recipes, historical images and Craig Fraser’s beautiful visuals, Bo-Kaap Kitchen reveals the heart of the Cape Malay people,their history and identity, distinctive architecture and language. The warmth and character of the people shine through as they share their stories about cooking, family bonds and strong faith.Residents of the Bo-Kaap are descendents of some of the first people to settle at the Cape, mostly descendents of slaves brought here from as diverse places as Ceylon, India, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia,North Africa, East Africa and Madagascar. Many of these slaves were sought after for their skilled labour and excellent craftsmanship.A large part of the book is devoted to the significance of food, which is so central to the culture. Rites of passage, pilgrimages, prayers for newborns and the deceased, breaking the fast during Ramadan,engagements, weddings, all are celebrated with meals that are shared in this closely knit community.
Item Code: BL00580
The District Six Huis Kombuis cookbook commemorates the rich fusion of food and cultural heritage in District Six through personal stories, recipes, historical images and craft work.The book is a culmination of memories and narrative.It weaves through the days of a typical week in District Six, focusing on traditional family recipes that were prepared with love and often limited resources. This is a visual celebration of the vibrancy and warmth of the community – who foraged, preserved, baked and cooked together.Portraits of 23 former District Six residents, accompany recollections of lives lived in a significant time.Artifacts, food and anecdotes bring the spirit of District Six alive again.
Item Code: BL00590
Just add rice celebrates the rich culinary heritage of Taiwanese South Africans. It will inspire you to try Taiwanese, Chinese and unique South African versions of these recipes at home, using local produce and more East Asian ingredients that are available here.
Item Code: BL00570
Following the success of her first two books, Inè Reynierseshows you how to manage your weight, reach your healthpotential and prevent disease. A culinary feast of a bookfor the whole family packed with nutritionally rich, seasonalrecipes that are inspirational but achievable, and an easyway forward. A sustainable smart-carb, grain-free and sugarfreelifestyle.
Item Code: BL00520
As a working mom, Lisa Clark is constantly on the clock and trying to find ways to cheat time, and when her day gets busier, the last decision she wants to make is what to cook her family for dinner. Lisa Clark Everyday shares some insights into how to provide healthy, balanced and quick recipes for the mom (or dad) on the move! The book is divided into 10 chapters, each starting off with a basic recipe and then followed by several others thats how how to turn one quick meal into several appetising dishes. From muesli, tomato sauce and roasted vegetables to fish, chicken, pastry and sponge cake, there is sure to be a recipe to inspire your everyday cooking.
Item Code: BL00070
WHOLE – Bowl Food for Balance is all about healing your relationship with food. Food is not the enemy and neither is your body. Taking the time to get to know your body, treating it with respect and nourishing it with real fresh food is the single most important thing you can do for yourself. Eating mindfully, cutting out processed foods and embracing the foods that fuel you and leave you feeling energised are all part of the journey to finding happiness with food. The nearly 90 recipes included in this book are packed with nourishment, providing healthy, balanced and easy meals in a bowl. Many of the recipes are vegan or vegetarian, or can easily be adapted to suit either lifestyle choice. But there is plenty for the meat-eater too, with the added bonus that not only does the food look inviting and uplifting for the soul, it’s good for your body too. There are also snippets of information about some of the ingredients to inform your food choices and why eating fresh, whole foods will benefit you.
Item Code: BL00150
To keep within your budget, can be challenging in these days – especially if youlike eating out. However, As Good as Eating Out provides the perfect solution:make your own restaurant food at home. Its much more healthy and affordable.In this cookbook you will find easy recipes for fast food favourites like chickenbites, fish and chips, hot dogs and boerewors rolls, pizza and pasta – and icecream of course. And if you prefer a diet low in carbohydrates and sugar, evenyou are catered for. Start planning your menu: choose from soup, salads, wraps,nachos and tacos, stir fries, curries, steaks, bunny chow, lamb shanks and porkribs to mention a few. And if you worry about basics like how to make pizza doughor pasta yourself, even these topics are catered for. End your menu with dessert,ranging from cheesecake and mousse to malva pudding and panna cotta. Youwill eventually see: real restaurant can be affordable – at home.
Item Code: BL00140
Jampacked is divided into two main sections. The first half is crammed with recipes for stocking up your pantry with essential sauces, pickles and preserves.The second explores ways to successfully incorporate these into your favourite daily dishes.
Item Code: BL00600
This collection of alcohol-infused cupcake recipes has been tested, tweaked and adjusted where necessary to ensure that they are practically flop-proof. Some have liqueur in the icing some have wine or beer in the cake itself and others have seductive soft centres oozing with delightful cocktail ingredients.
Produk Kode: 111290
Nataniel is weer op sy stukke. 41 magiese nuwe stories in Afrikaans en Engels, uit sy mees onlangse verhoogproduksies landswyd (sedert 2012). Tegelyk absurd en tog so herkenbaar Suid-Afrikaans. Wat is die verskil tussen n vrou se decolletage en haar bo-bors Wat word van Pitte wat heeldag face-lifts kry, en wie is die Beyeres van die dorp wat begin met R, naby die plek wat begin met W,langs die rivier wat begin met B En dan is daar die beeldskone Okkert, met twee oe wat vir jou gekyk het dat jy om verskoning wou vra vir gedagtes wat jy eers later gaan kry, n wasbleek vel, gladder as nat seep, en pienk lippe wat n lading in jou binneste laat opbou het, jy voel jy wil n ponie doodspoeg…Nataniel op sy allerbeste. Spitsvondig en baie snaaks, en tog ook so wys. Hy skryf op een plek: As mense na jou staar of jou nie aanvaar nie, is dit heeltemal in die haak. Solank hulle vir jou hande klap.Die bundel bevat 27 stories in Afrikaans en 14 in Engels.
Product Code: 102350
A funky, proudly Afrikaans cookbook, [in English] combining accounts of farm life, doilies, koeksisters and other Afrikaans icons. Anna Carolina draws on the myriad influences in South African urban culture to present something uniquely contemporary, celebrating a rich heritage.
Item Code: 113900
In die derde bundel van sy gewilde rubrieke in SARIE deel Nataniel sy insigte met humor en eerlikheid. Plus vyf nuwe stories en meer.
Product Code: 102380
25 scrumptious cakes with traditional dessert flavours, ideal to serve as an after-dinner treat or even for afternoon tea, illustrated step by step from start to finish. The cake filling and coating recipes can be mixed and matched to create a different taste combination every time you bake.
Product Code: 111370
Johanne 14 explores the secrets of simple, home cooked meals in South Africas townships.
Item Code: 113920
Karen Thomsons simple, effective and proven eight-week programme to quit sugar for good will dramatically improve your health while helping you to lose weight. Packed with recent scientific research and nutritional advice, it includes a chapter by research neuroscientist Dr Nicole Avena and provides eight weeks of meal plans, as well as journal exercises to help you break free from the traps of unhealthy eating patterns.
Product Code: 105560
Returning to the tastes and memories of yesteryear, this book is an exploration into the world of forgotten sweets and candies – many well-loved favourites as well as some that have been rediscovered or simply created through the combination of retro flavours. While most recipes keep the spirit of the original candy, interesting new interpretations have also been included for the modern cook.
Product Code: 111540
Flavours, tastes, smells and textures have the power totransport you back to your childhood, to make you feelthe way you did when you fi rst tasted a peach, an orangeor a caramelised onion and blue cheese tart.
Item Code: 113940
Each chapter presents a different theme, including trains, monsters, butterflies, rag dolls, super heroes and dinosaurs. All the treats use readily available ingredients and a minimum of fuss. Marshmallows, ice-cream cones, Rice Krispies, Marie biscuits and small sweets will turn into figures, animals and objects to delight and intrigue small party-goers. Beautiful photography, helpful instructions and useful tips make it possible to put on the perfect party without blowing the budget or spending hours in the kitchen. Themes can be adapted to suit your child’s preferences and age.
Product Code: 101480
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