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Read moreWhat are Stokkies?
20th February 2018
What are Stokkies? »

We all know about the biltong, but what exactly are stokkies? Well, we, the experts, are here to explain. Stokkies (meaning “little sticks”) are thin strips of our famous traditional beef

Read moreWhat is Droewors?
13th February 2018
What is Droewors? »

When talking about South African food, traditional droëwors is one of the first things that springs to mind. The coriander-seed spiced dried sausages have always been a feast to the taste of

Read moreWHY DO WE EAT PANCAKES ON PANCAKE DAY?
12th February 2018
WHY DO WE EAT PANCAKES ON PANCAKE DAY? »

Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is on 13 February in 2018. But why do we eat pancakes on pancake day? In Christian traditions, the 40 days before Easter are known as Lent,

Read moreSpicy Peri-Peri Boerewors
16th January 2018
What is Boerewors? »

What is Boerewors? Lots of people without any South African connections do not know what Boerewors is.  So here is the lowdown on a very tasty sausage, hugely popular on

Read moreBRC Achievement
9th January 2018
‘AA’ BRC GLOBAL STANDARDS STATUS ACHIEVED »

We are delighted to announce that we’ve achieved the highest accolade from the BRC! We’ve been accredited with AA status meaning that we have achieved success in all areas of

Read moreBest Winter Wines
9th November 2017
Best Winter Wines »

To get you through this extreme mid-winter weather, we’ve put together a selection of fuller-bodied red wines—the kind of wines that are perfect for fireside conversation and comforting, slow-cooked meals,

Read moreBenefits of Rooibos
11th October 2017
Health Benefits of Rooibos »

The tea comes from the shrub Aspalathus Linearis, which is on the slopes of Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. While locals have aware of the Benefits of Rooibos

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10th October 2017
You Can Grill That? 7 Unexpected Braai Foods »

Yes, yes, yes, we know that grilling season isn’t exactly at it’s prime, but we’ll still be braaing come rain, shine or snow! And we’re all about putting just about

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26th September 2017
9 Inventions you didn’t know were invented by Saffas »

Kreepy Krauly The swimming pool vacuum cleaner was an invention by Ferdinand Chauvier from Springs. Chauvier tried to figure out a way to take the hassle out of pool cleaning.

Read moreBiltong and wine pairing
19th September 2017
Biltong and Wine Pairing »

From cheese to chips, wine can be paired with nearly any snack or food items. So let’s combine South Africa’s two favourite things; Biltong and Wine. This guide will help

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