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In the battle for the Iron Throne, politics and blood are constantly thrashed out in a bid for power. In Game of Thrones, deceit and deception lie around every corner, and in a world where the future is as uncertain as in Westeros, there is seemingly no one and nothing to be trusted.
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Tonight’s episode of Celebrity MCSA featured alternative protein in the form of rabbit, pigeon, guinea fowl, blesbok and crocodile. This brought an inevitable sputtering of agitated tweets from vegetarians, which made me decide to tackle this topic once and for all.
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Known as the Friendly City of South Africa, Port Elizabeth forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro and is jam-packed with activities and adventure. It is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and adrenalin junkies, epitomised by its role as host to the gruelling triathlon, IRONMAN South Africa.
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Pies, pies and more pies. We certainly saw a great variety on MasterChef SA this week, when Chef Marthinus Ferreira challenged the celebrities to bake their own pies in the pressure test.
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The latest episode of Celebrity MasterChef SA demanded teamwork from the famous contestants in their pasta relay challenge. In a professional kitchen working as part of a team is essential, which is exactly what the challenge conveyed. Key to teamwork is communication, and the celebrities learnt this the hard way.
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Cooking pasta is one of the simpler tasks to tackle in the kitchen, but making it from scratch is another challenge altogether. Most startling of all is the infinite varieties you can make, with names that twist your tongue like spaghetti over a fork.
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It’s time to get back into the kitchen for another season of MasterChef South Africa; and if you can’t stand the heat then you don’t have to worry, because you’re the one enjoying the action and not donning the apron! The contestants are the ones feeling the pressure and breaking a sweat, and this time round the names and faces that greet us are more than a little familiar.
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Johannesburg is a bustling metropolis, the biggest in South Africa, interspersed with leafy suburbs and edged by dust-swept townships where children play impromptu games of football. It is through these areas, brimming with life and plenty of sunshine, that Benny Masekwameng drove and made several stops, shopping for ingredients for the summer lunch he was preparing for his closest friends. His final stop was at his childhood home in Alexandra, where he called on his mother, Ma Margaret, requesting her help in overseeing the lunch.
Continue reading Feasting in the City of Gold with Benny Masekwameng | Feast
A new year is the perfect time to break old habits and make a few new ones – especially when it comes to travel!
We’ve taken 10 of our most popular destinations for South African travellers and offered up an equally enjoyable alternative so you can shake up your travel plans in 2015.
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With Christmas around the corner, shops are already overflowing with tinsel, candy canes and shiny baubles of every shape and hue. While it certainly awakens the Christmas spirit, making us dream of nutcrackers and sugar plum fairies, the items from one shop to the next tend to be very much the same, and when they’re crammed in right next to the toilet paper and the toothpaste, it deflates the mood somewhat.
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