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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A simple plan • We've called it: 2023 is the year of meal planning. Head to taste.co.za for our great value recipes, plus lunch and dinner meal plans using Woolies' quality Everyday WList products that'll help you save money and stress less all year long.
WIN! • One TASTE reader will win two nights (for two) at Last Word Long Beach and two nights at Last Word Franschhoek, worth R20 000
Dinner PLANS • Get your taco fix for breakfast (chilaquiles!), in a lunchbox (enchilada leftovers!) or supper any night of the week with Abigail Donnelly's build-your-own recipes
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Fast times • Australia's most-loved home cook, Donna Hay, is back with a new book jam-packed with time-saving, flavour-forward recipes that will help you shake up your repertoire. We picked our favourite cake, pasta and curry from The Fast Five
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Off the Menu • EAT THIS, DRINK THAT, BUY THESE. RIGHT NOW.
AWARD-WINNING FOOD Trending plates • Fine-dining takes on both nostalgic and African ingredients – from Cremora and polony (yes!) to okra and beetroot – were food trends singled out by the judges of the 2022 Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant Awards
Word alert: SWICY • An adjective describing a food that is both sweet and spicy. Think chilli chocolate, Thai curry and, of course, spicy honey.
STILL HOT RIGHT NOW On our radar • From the TV show on everyone's lips to hot honey, butter boards and kombucha 2.0, here's what's been driving the algorithms lately
Freeze-like! • Sometimes it pays to buy frozen over fresh
Chip off the old block
WOOLWORTHS FOOD HERO Pièce de résistance • Many a day has been saved by a slice of WCafé's baked cheesecake. But did you know that you can pre-order* a whole cake for your next party/shower/dinner? Spread the love
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT Quinoa • If it was good enough to sustain the Incan armies – and NASA's astronauts – you'd better believe this protein-rich seed will see you through your afternoon slump
FOOD NERD TO FOLLOW Dine With Neo • Neo Nontso's 319k followers asked, and she answered with @Dinewithneo – My Insta Feast, a paper-and-ink highlights reel of comfort food bangers
ANATOMY OF A LUNCHBOX Send ’em packing • A styling bento box, a Japanese-style egg mayo sandwich, and an assortment of bonus snacks for the late-PM hangries? Let the lunch envy commence
HOMEWARE Take it outside • Start your summer alfresco entertaining on a high note with the latest homeware finds in tranquil shades of green
82 words on… • THE FROZEN APEROL SPRITZ is the hottest way to keep cool this summer, says Jeanne Calitz
WINE 10 great budget finds • Your January doesn't have to be entirely dry with these wines, including two great-value boxes, for under R130. Insider's tip: most of them are made exclusively for Woolies, says Michelle Coburn
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