How it works: Nutribullet High Speed Blender

Smoothies on the go are something we can all get behind. But wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t need to whip out your great, big blender every time? Thankfully, just in time for summer, there’s a new guy on the scene that’s about to turn smoothie making on it’s head. Meet our compact friend,… Continue Reading »

Latest articles in Test kitchen

Some spicy insight on cayenne pepper

Heard of Jimmy Public? He travels far and wide to collect tasty things. One of these travel-friendly finds are his specially sourced spices. And we just so happen to have the whole range on our shelves, so we thought we’d share some...

5 nifty tools for making pizza at home

One of the best things about pizzas is their ability to act like the glue for spontaneous social callings. Say the word ‘pizza’ and people will come. We like that. So, we’re casting a light on some nifty tools for...

A pizza dough recipe to commit to memory

Turning your kitchen into a trattoria is adventure enough without having to trawl the web or your gran’s dusty recipe book for a reliable pizza dough recipe. Never fear, we’re here to help. Jot this recipe down and stick it inside...

How it works: Kitchen Craft Mini Burger Press

The best foods in life are tiny. Think about it, when things come in small portions, you’re totally at liberty to try more than one flavour. A couple of mini burgers totally equals one, normal sized burger. But when you’re...

How it works: Zoku Slush and Milkshake Maker

The thermometer is on the rise, folks. Think lazy hot days and hours by the pool. Trying to beat the heat? Meet the Zoku Slush and Milkshake Maker. This nifty gadget is your quick sticks ticket to a summer filled with...

Get ready for summer with Franck Dangereux’s Easy Entertaining course

Just as the days get longer, another online cooking course sizzles off the film reel. Welcome to Easy Entertaining presented by renowned chef and restaurateur, Franck Dangereux. From party pleasers like mini baguettes to showstopping canapés, this six lesson online course will...

Everything you need to know about fennel seeds

The story goes that Jimmy Public travelled far and wide and on his travels he collected things. The things a food-loving traveller tends to collect are things he can fit into his luggage and among them are herbs and spices. Now...

How it works: Zoku Ice Cream Maker

Making homemade ice cream can be a bit of a daunting task. Luckily for us, the folks at Zoku have come up with this nifty soft serve ice cream maker. Individual, soft-serve portions of ice cream? Sounds ideal to us....

40 of our best braai tips

If we’ve learnt anything from the Ultimate Braai Master, it’s that breaking the rules of convention is the best way to impress your braaing audience. With our Cooked in the Karoo facebook giveaway last week, we asked for your best braaing tips...

How it works: Diablo Jaffle Iron

If you’re a fan of the melted cheese delight that is a toasted sandwich (and let’s be real, who isn’t?), then the Diablo Jaffle Iron will be right up your alley. A modern take on the jaffle irons of old, this...