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Meet Fiona, our wedding guru

If you’ve been scuttling around on our site recently you may have noticed some grand and rather lovely changes happening to the wedding registry section of Yuppiechef.com. Fiona’s the one at the helm of all things wedding and we think a...

How we play to our strengths at Yuppiechef

Often, growing up we’re told to work on our weaknesses. Spend more time doing maths even though art is where your talent lies. And while that is good practice too, here at Yuppiechef HQ, we like to play to our...

A quick catch up with Kamini Pather

Another cooking course is hot off the proverbial press, folks. This time we’re inviting you to dive into the simple life with recent MasterChef SA winner, Kamini Pather’s two-part course on Quick and Easy Dinners. We had a catch up...

Keen for Quick and Easy Dinners with Kamini?

If you consider yourself one of the many who enjoy a carefree, unplanned life, not keen to spend hours in front of the stove, then this next online cooking course is for you. Join foodie personality and MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather...

10 things you should know about Fairview

You’ve probably heard of Fairview, right? Either in a discussion on cheese and wine or amid top-things-to-do in Cape Town conversations. We visited recently and soaked up some of the rich history of this scenic vineyard and goat farm. And...

Heard of Infinity Culinary Training?

Every now and then a great bit of news rustles our feathers and we just have to share it with you. Ever heard of Infinity Culinary Training? It’s a little cooking school making a big difference to the lives of...

From pasture to plate – why we like happy meat

If you’ve tried your hand at our Mastering Meat online cooking course (or maybe you’re just a bit of a carnivore) you might have wondered where to get your hands on some top quality meat. We’ve put together a list of some...

Four awesome Wonderbag recipes

With all the recent buzz around this most peculiar, cushioned kitchen tool, we had to put some recipes to the test. Did you know that the Wonderbag can not only cook meaty mains, but is also rather useful for churning...

Eat for the Earth wrap up

This last Saturday, one of those splendidly warm days that our forgiving winter months throw at us, we attended a little closing ceremony of sorts at Soil for Life. It was a farewell to the month of June, World Environment...

Curious and clever cooks meet on our forum

Across the internet, one of the best ways to get a personalised response to a tricky question is on forums. These are places where curious people hungry for knowledge hang out to ask or answer even the most difficult of...