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Meringues with the LG NeoChef

Again, not all microwaves are made equal. The LG NewChef is a surprising little machine – it even makes meringues! Well, not quite. I made meringues but I baked them in a MICROWAVE (for crying out loud) and they were perfect – crisp shell with a gooey centre. If you missed the apple crisps I …

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Matt Manning’s Private Kitchen

Life is better when you have friends who brunch. Matt Manning has been a friend for eons and he also happens to be a damn good chef. So good that Gordon Ramsey and Markus Wareing both had him as part of their brigade before he moved to Cape Town and rose through the ranks at …

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Before The Flood

I have never thought that I would consider a life without any beef product. That goes far beyond a dry aged Rump but includes milk in tea and decaffeinated coffee, cheese, yogurt, ice-cream, cream, butter – pretty much everything I am allergic to but have an unnatural love and appreciation for. 

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Lilly’s Restaurant, Cape Town

When you waltz out of CameralandCT with an Olympus E-M1 (Obi-wan Kenobi’s cousin) you take it out to lunch. You take it some place with faultless natural light, enough buzz for a weekday lunch and plating that makes your eyes sparkle. That place is Lily’s Restaurant in Moullie Point, Cape Town. The menu is varied …

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