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Food & Home Entertaining

Food & Home Entertaining September 2018

South Africa's most established and trusted food magazine inspires professionals, homemakers, culinary students and food lovers. Even the most sophisticated dishes are made accessible to the reader, and there’s never a shortage of comfort food ideas for the whole family. Food & Home keeps readers up-to-date on trends, faces and places, restaurants, events, gadgets, local producers and gourmet travel destinations.

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4 min.
simple pleasures

OUR RICH AND VARIED CULTURAL HERITAGE HAS A PROFOUND POWER TO HELP BUILD A NATION.NELSON MANDELA CHARGRILLED CORN SALAD Instead of grilling the cobs of corn in a griddle pan, you can cook them directly over hot coals on your braai for 10 minutes per side. Serves 4 EASY 30 mins WHAT YOU NEED PICKLED RED ONION ½ red onion, peeled and sliced 60ml (¼ cup) SPAR Red Wine Vinegar 80ml (⅓ cup) SPAR Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4g (1 tsp) SPAR Dijon Mustard SPAR Salt and freshly ground SPAR Black Pepper, to taste SALAD 4 SPAR Freshline Sweetcorn large handful fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped large handful fresh basil, chopped juice of 1 SPAR Freshline Lemon 1 red chilli, seeded and chopped (optional) SPAR Salt and freshly ground SPAR Black Pepper, to taste 2 SPAR Freshline Avocados,…

2 min.
the heart remembers

Imagine you had no recollection of the food that defined your childhood, not even a memory of its aromas… what would that be like? It’s not as if you wouldn’t know delicious food when you tasted it today and, as I’m sure many of us have experienced, there are exotic cuisines and exciting new flavours we’ve tried for the first time as an adult, with which we’ve fallen in love and often crave. It was this train of thought the other day that sparked my realisation that I was lucky enough to have eaten wonderfully memorable meals as a child, but even if they had all been as forgettable as watered-down milk, I have no doubt all that surrounded them – where I’d been at the time, who had fed them…

2 min.
cover recipe

SPRING CHICKEN SALAD Serves 4 EASY 2 hrs WHAT YOU NEED ROASTED CHICKEN 1 large (1,2 – 1,6kg) whole free-range chicken 4g (1½ tsp) cumin seeds, lightly crushed in a mortar and pestle 3g (1½ tsp) coriander seeds, lightly crushed in a pestle and mortar 50g salted butter, melted 4g (1 tsp) Dijon mustard salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste CHICKPEAS 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, drained and rinsed 3g (1½ tsp) ground coriander 4,5g (1½ tsp) ground cumin salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste extra-virgin olive oil, to drizzle pinch freshly minced garlic zest of 1 lemon CARROTS 2 x 200g punnets baby rainbow carrots, washed and peeled (some cut in half, for variety) salted butter, to dot handful fresh thyme leaves salt, to taste MUSTARD SOUR CREAM 200ml sour cream 4g (1 tsp)…

1 min.
winning letter

BOOK CLUB gastronomy As my turn to host the ladies in my book club draws near, I find myself facing a self-imposed challenge to wow them with my culinary offerings – seeing as they are all well-travelled, avid readers with exceptional cooking skills. Fortunately, thanks to Food & Home Entertaining, I need not worry. I love following recipes and find that I can draw on the knowledge of the recipe developers and testers in your magazine. I laud you for your innovative creations and how perfectly they are suited to our South African conditions. Now, brimming with inspiration, I can’t wait to follow your July 2018 Menu Suggestions (page 11) and astonish the ladies with the delicious cauliflower soup and the boeuf bourguignon. As for the dessert? That will have to…

1 min.

NEXT MONTH’S WINNING LETTER WRITER WILL RECEIVE A HUMBLE & MASH HAMPER WORTH R2 690! From storage solutions and acrylic glassware to prep tools and knife sets, the Humble & Mash range of practical yet stylish homeware was created around a simple philosophy of bringing design, function and value to your kitchen. Included in the prize is 1 x table-top spiraliser, 1 x Mara 24-piece cutlery set, 1 x Mara 6-piece soup spoon set, 4 x textured mugs, 1 x sugar bowl with bamboo lid, 1 x 500ml milk jug and 1 x 30cm round platter. Visit edisonstone.com/humble-mash for more product info.…

4 min.
handy   little helpers

NEW LOOK, SAME TASTE! Knorr has relaunched its salad dressings with a great new look that makes the products pop. Designed to inspire you to create mouth-watering signature salads, the full range has a variant for everyone in the family to enjoy – from rich and creamy to light and tangy. These dressings are also super-versatile – drizzle them over bean, potato, pasta and garden salads or use them as a basting for pork and chicken or as a marinade for fish and meat. The full range is available at supermarkets nationwide for a recommended retail price of R27,99 for 340ml. Visit knorrwhatsfordinner.co.za for additional product details. A TOUCH OF PRIDE Do away with tasteless food by incorporating Olive Pride Extra Virgin Olive Oil into your meals. This locally produced, cold-pressed product is…