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
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WOOLWORTHS TASTE • What’s your favourite retro braai dish?
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Get fired up this Heritage Day! • We invited the executive chef of Edge Restaurant, Vusi Ndlovu, to be our guest host on TASTETube to celebrate Heritage Day. His challenge? To light up the braai with a few of his signature flame-cooked recipes, naturally
WIN! • Six readers will win one night for two people at a Last Word Intimate Hotel of their choice – Last Word Long Beach, Last Word Franschhoek or Last Word Constantia – worth R5 000
Dinner PLANS • Turn spring’s harvest into Abigail Donnelly’s light, bright and breezy veg dishes (then add your favourite protein on the side)
Table Talk • EAT THIS, DRINK THAT, BUY THESE. RIGHT NOW.
STILL HOT RIGHT NOW On our radar • Another breakfast of champions, a cult cheesecake, and strawberry popcorn are currently on our hit list
ANATOMY OF A DISH Nood study • From Taichung to Linden, PRON restaurant's slurpable Szechuan chilli chicken noodles are the evolution of a dish from chef-owner Emma Chen's childhood
FOOD NERD TO FOLLOW Tamarind & Thyme • By her own admission, Joburg-based blogger Lorraine Maharaj doesn't do complicated - but if her 20k-andcounting Instagram followers are anything to go by, she's a pro at making simple food taste amazing
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Wagyu beef • While we all love a good back story, the secret to Wagyu beef’s buttery texture has nothing to do with a beer diet or daily massages – it’s all in the genes
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WHAT I KNOW NOW Karabo Poppy Moletsane • You’ll have seen visual artist Karabo Poppy’s designs on everything from Queen Sono on Netflix to Nike sneakers worn by basketball icon LeBron James. And now she’s collaborating with Woolworths on new packaging and an exciting clothing range. We caught up with her while she was in New York
WOOLWORTHS FOOD HEROES Braai fidelity • The peri-peri marinade, the chilli-and-lime salt, the beef fillet… We all have our non-negotiables when it's time to light the fire
87 words on… • THE BEER SHANDY 2.0 is what you should be sipping at your next braai
WINE Drink pink • Get ready for rosé season — the ultimate crisp and refreshing wine for spring picnics, braais and poolside lunches
Singing HER praises • The new HER range by an all-women team is making waves in the wine world. We spoke to winemaker Praisy Dlamini about the legacy she’s creating
The HER collection at Woolies • Find these affordable wines by Praisy and her team on Woolies shelves and at woolworths.co.za
HAPPY HOUR Mad about martinis • James Bond may seem dated in a world gone woke, but his favourite cocktail will never go out of style, says drinks diva Jeanne Calitz
PERFECT PAIRINGS Match points • What should you drink with braaied espetadas, lamb chops and chutney chicken? We asked Blind Ambition star sommelier Joseph Dhafana
RHÔNE VERSUS BORDEAUX • What’s the difference...