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Mother’s or Mothers’ day?

Something most people don’t know about Mother’s Day, is that up until 1912 it was spelt Mothers’ Day (look closely at the apostrophe, folks). Then a rather fiesty lady called Anna Jarvis trademarked the phrase and specified that it had... Continue reading

A big dead fish

Today, a big fish in a box arrived at Yuppiechef HQ. That’s not something that happens every day. Okay it’s never happened. At Yuppiechef, Dale is in charge of making sure the right things go into the right boxes and... Continue reading

Spatula love

People say young children have some kind of sixth sense – like anticipating danger or picking out untrustworthy people. We’re haven’t got hard evidence to prove this, but we’d like to add ‘identifying great spatulas’ to two and half year... Continue reading

Want coffee? Hello, Saeco

Coffee. So many addicted people, so little time. Along these lines, we want to talk about a kitchen applicance we are proud to supply – the Seaco Talea Ring Automated Espresso/Cappuccino Machine. First, some history. The very first coffee makers... Continue reading

Bakery to Bookery

You might have heard of Charly’s Bakery in Cape Town? Many people have feasted on their delicious pastries, petit-fours and the famous ‘Charly’s cupcakes’. They offer while-you-wait custom-icing in neon rainbow colours. It’s fun. Last year Charly’s Bakery relocated from... Continue reading

Responsible, beautiful chopping boards

We love Epicurean’s Kitchen Series. These lightweight, dishwasher-safe cutting surfaces are perfect for any kitchen. Heat resistant, knife-friendly and made from a non-porous substance that prohibits bacteria, these surfaces live up to Epicurean’s values of superior craftsmanship and minimum maintenance.We... Continue reading