Home-made Braai Salts

Image from braai.com The most basic of seasoning turns truly gift-worthy when you incorporate different herbs and spices and present it all in adorable jars sporting typewriter-style labels. Smoke ‘n fire braai saltIngredients 1/2 cup smoked paprika 1/4 cup kosher salt, ground 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp mustard powder 1/4 cup chilli powder 2 tbsp…

Interview with chef scot kirton

Each month Source profiles a prominent chef working in South Africa to discover their personal stories, motivations, and to share their advice with aspiring and seasoned chefs working in the industry. This month, Source interviews Chef Scot Kirton, Head Chef at the internationally acclaimed La Colombe Restaurant and avid Star Wars fan.   You can…

Homemade biltong

I started a quest to find the perfect recipe for homemade biltong about four years ago when given the now classic South African Christmas gift of the Biltong King drying box. My quest began with many questions – what is the best meat to use, how thick do I cut it, what spices should I…

Interview with chef jacques erasmus

Each month Source profiles a prominent chef working in South Africa to discover their personal stories, motivations, and to share their advice with aspiring and seasoned chefs working in the industry. This month, Source interviews talented chef, consultant, food stylist and decor wizard, Jacques Erasmus from Hemelhuijs in Waterkant Street, Cape Town. Jacques Erasmus studied…