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A tête-à-tête with Franck on French cooking

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of interacting with Franck Dangereux, chef at The Foodbarn Restaurant and also our latest cooking school host for our French Classics online course, you will know what a charming and passionate individual he is....

Have you been to Overgaauw restaurant?

Nestled in a nook behind a sprawl of colour changing vines, a brother and sister prepare a hearty meal for a gathering of people in what appears to be a farmhouse. The stable door is half open, sun streaming onto...

It’s time for French Classics with Franck Dangereux

French cooking has become such a large part of our modern culinary scene, that while you might know what a Bearnaise sauce is, knowing how to make it is something else entirely. So, if you find yourself fascinated by the details of French cuisine,...

What is the Wonderbag?

If you’ve been hanging around these parts of late, you’ll have noticed that we have a little soft spot for the Wonderbag. There’s good reason for it. This large, loud (and by that we mean colourful), pillow-shaped cooker has revolutionised...

Our autumn breakfast muffins

Would you believe that nearly half a year has gone by? We were still fondly reminiscing over April’s buffin brekkie when May’s snuck up on us. We think they’ve been hanging out with Sneaky Silhouette’s for too long. Without further ado, here’s another...

Bye-bye Marina, bye

You know that moment when a long distance phone call to a loved one draws to an end and you spend the next 5 minutes trying to say good bye but all that comes out is an increasingly monosyllabic ping...

We ate for the Earth, will you?

Integrity in all things is one of the many values that make us tick here at Yuppiechef HQ. So, once again, with our friends at Soil for Life in mind, we gathered the troops to break bread over some delicious organic...

How it works: Wonderbag Heat Retaining Slow Cooker

Is there anything better than coming home to a fully cooked meal just waiting for you to serve? Now that winter is in full swing, we think it’s time to introduce our new friend to you, the Wonderbag. Basically it’s...

Where to take dad this Father’s Day

Remember hand painted mugs, drawings on pieces of paper folded into cards and macaroni necklaces given with love? Celebrating Father’s Day gives us the opportunity to spoil our dads and make memories with them, too. Here are some Father’s Day ideas that provide...

Win tickets to the Feast of Shiraz and Charcuterie

Fan of all things wine? Then you should know about the Feast of Shiraz and Charcuterie taking place this Saturday the 7th of June from 12pm – 5pm at the Hartenberg Wine Estate. Want more good news wine fundis? We’re giving away...