Woolworths TASTE is a multi-award-winning magazine, with an annual frequency of 11 issues, which is produced by New Media Publishing as a flagship brand for South African retailer, Woolworths. Innovative in design and content, it presents more than 50 delicious recipes in each issue in an exquisitely photographed yet accessible way, showcasing the variety of top-quality food products offered by Woolworths alongside the abundant creativity within the South African food industry. Woolworths TASTE consistently offers credible, easy-to-use dining-in solutions and creative entertaining ideas, and also shares new developments in the culinary world, keeping readers informed about food trends and personalities. For more visit taste.co.za
It’s that simple
What’s the one ingredient you can’t live without?
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Dinner PLANS • You don't need a fishing licence to get more seafood into the weekly rotation. Abigail Donnelly raided the freezer section and the pantry aisle to serve affordable gourmet crab rolls, a spicy salmon bowl, mussel pasta and more
FISHING FOR THE FUTURE
CRACK A CAN
INCUBATION STATION • EAT THIS, DRINK THAT, BUY THESE. RIGHT NOW.
On our radar • From chilli-laced condiments and cascading cakes to culinary entrepreneurs at Maker’s Landing, here’s what’s hot in the food world right now
CAKE TREND #1
Cascading cake • The tsunami cake may have started on TikTok, but it’s since taken over the baking world. Here’s what you need to know
Just wing it • Saigon Suzy has a cult following in Joburg and not just because it’s a rock ’n roll karaoke bar with a vibe. Contributing editor Khanya Mzongwana’s pick of the menu? These pok pok chicken wings
Freddie Dias • Freddie Dias has a new home at Séjour at the Houghton Hotel. We asked the former Pot Luck Club chef to tell us about some of his favourite things
Chickpeas • Hummus and falafel have been mainstream kitchen faves for years. But now, according to trends analysts, 2021 is officially the year of the chickpea, so prepare to see them in all shapes and guises
Cream of the crop
The cobbler • If your drinks cupboard was ravaged by the booze bans, take heart: you can cobble together this cocktail with practically anything you have, says Jeanne Calitz
Wheel of cheese • Sure, Champagne or Port are both safe bets when it comes to pairing wine with cheese, but why not show off a little with this handy guide, says Michelle Coburn
Toasting the master • One of the great losses of 2020 was our own Allan Mullins – Woolies’ wine selector for over three decades and long-time TASTE contributor. He loved surfing, tall stories and masterminded the Signature wine range with some of SA’s finest winemakers, who pay tribute to his life and legacy here
THE MASTER’S CLASSES
A pancake pledge • The simplicity of cinnamon-sugared pancakes is soul food for Sam Woulidge, and a taste she hopes will always remind her son of home
The okra effect • There are some foods that create such a bad first impression that we never try them again. For Mogau Seshoene – a.k.a. The Lazy Makoti – okra was very nearly one of them. But, like every good nineties rom-com, all it needed was a classy remake
WHAT IS OKRA?
Burnt offerings • In Thando Moleketi-Williams’ house a one-tray veg bake with charred sweet potato is in heavy rotation, inspired by her grandmother’s resourceful cooking style
A few of my favourite things • Hannah Lewry shares the 10 ingredients you’ll always find in her kitchen. And here’s how to use them in...