Food Friday: “JAN: A Breath of French Air”

This Friday, we’re so excited to share with you a recipe from JAN: A Breath of French Air. This new cookbook from Penguin Random House South Africa is so beautifully presented that you have to see it yourself to believe it. It’s thoroughly illustrated with full color, striking images of Jan Henrick van der Westhuizen‘s restaurant and food on almost every page. It was extremely difficult to choose just one recipe from the many delicious ones you’ll find within, but we did it! Read on to learn all about the book, watch a short video featuring Jan, his restaurant, and his food, and learn how to cook like a Michelin star chef at home! Continue reading “Food Friday: “JAN: A Breath of French Air””

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Food Friday: [NEW!] “Veggie Fast Food”

Today’s Food Friday recipe comes from a brand new release from Grub Street Publishing: Veggie Fast Food by Clarissa & Florian Sehn.

This book, in addition to being full of delicious, fast, vegetarian recipes, is beautifully illustrated with full-color photos for each recipe. Bonus: it even includes vegan alternatives, when possible. Whether you’re a vegetarian, a vegan, or neither, this book is worth a look for the creative recipes you’ll find within.

About the book:
9781910690185Are you under the impression that vegetarians can’t have fast food? On the contrary! This exciting new cookbook offers more than 80 quick and easy veggie recipes – from Manchego quesadillas and TexMex burgers to tomato-cinnamon fries and No Tuna Sandwich. This is the book of vegetarian food for those in a hurry, and the handy ‘vegan traffic light’ indicators – red for vegetarian; yellow for vegan adaptation and green for vegan make it easy to find vegan options just as quickly. The authors Clarissa and Florian Sehn, discovered their love of vegetarian and vegan cuisine together. Soon, however, they ran out of creative ideas – they needed a new recipe book. So they decided to develop recipes themselves and this is the result. Their first cookbook is dedicated to vegetarian fast food, which they consider has always received short shrift – until now.


It’s Memorial Weekend, so obviously we had to choose a veggie burger recipe! This Tex Mex Burger is so good that even meat-lovers will want to give it a try. Keep reading for the full recipe… Continue reading “Food Friday: [NEW!] “Veggie Fast Food””

Editor’s Picks: 5 Cookbooks to Spice Up Your Summer BBQ

What better way to celebrate summer than with a barbecue? And every so often, it’s fun to change up the usual summer staples by adding a new, delicious recipe into the mix. Here are a selection of cookbooks, distributed by Casemate IPM, that will help you add some new flavors to your summer barbecue repertoire:

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