Working with lemons gives you the opportunity to make dishes as diverse as lemon meringue, lemon braised chicken and lemon pepper fish. As a writer it gave me the chance to play with words, which is one of the things I enjoyed about working on the latest episode of Celebrity MCSA. “When life gives you lemons” and “things are looking sour” are just some of the doozies I had the pleasure of throwing out there.
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Thrusting the Marlboro man into the heart of modern-day warfare is a task which inevitably, and somewhat poetically, fell into the hands of Clint Eastwood. As director of American Sniper, he takes a cold, hard look into the tours of duty of Chris Kyle, a US Navy Seal and the country’s deadliest sniper, during the Iraq War.
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(Warning: contains spoilers!)
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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What is my experience of pies? A fairly limited one, I’d say. The first thought that pops to mind is of a garage pie; and Sade said as much in tonight’s episode of Celebrity MCSA.
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