Test kitchen

Pudding Steamer Review

We sent Kate Liquorish of Undomestikated a KitchenKraft Masterclass Non-Stick Pudding Steamer to test drive. This is what she had to say. “For me Christmas is about food…people-yes…wine-definitely…but mostly food, food, food! I don’t really care for presents or lavish... Continue reading

Making Espresso with a Moka Pot

Making an excellent cup of coffee yourself is a delightfully thrilling thing. Kate Liquorish of Undomestikated sent us some lyrical thoughts on (and beautiful pictures of) her new Bialetiti Moka Pot: “You don’t have to spend a fortune to have a... Continue reading

A History of Hershey’s

Hershey’s – the largest chocolate manufacturer in North America – was founded in 1894 by a plucky chap called Milton Snavely Hershey and was originally called the Lancaster Caramel Company (definitely not as catchy, good call Milton). In South Africa,... Continue reading

Coffee art, you can do it

We recently challenged the hardcore coffee consumers in our community to bust out some skills, make art in their coffee and post photos on our Facebook page. This is not at all limited to the baristas of the world – the... Continue reading

A Chef’s Knife par excellence

We’re mates with Andy Fenner, a.k.a top South African foodblogger Jamie Who (read his bio). Over the past six months, Andy has reviewed a couple of our kitchen tools, including the Joseph Joseph Elevate Tools and an Epicurean Chopping board.... Continue reading

A Rather Marvellous Mixer

We’ve made friends with Christopher Reid, a copywriter and lover of all things food up in Durban. His two passions meet and make magic on his lifestyle blog Still life with a wooden spoon. Chris recently became the proud owner... Continue reading

Is cooking with silicone safe?

We’ve been shouting out about the Fusionbrands Foodpod, and in a conversation about it on our Facebook page, a great question cropped up: Lauren Fabian asked about the safety of cooking with silicone, and Jaqui Strydom followed on with a question... Continue reading