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Matthew Burbidge
Come braai with me
Come braai with me
Two cookbooks give meat (and veggies) a grilling and give tips that will take your game to a new level.
A feast for the senses in Thailand
A feast for the senses in Thailand
The country has many charms, but it is the food in all its many splendid forms that is the most enticing.
Sublime tomato sauce has a thin skin
Sublime tomato sauce has a thin skin
Matthew Burbidge explores different ways of preparing a decent tomato sauce – the Italian way.
A papaya salad that sings
A papaya salad that sings
Papaya salad apparently originated in Laos, over the border with Thailand, and is now a staple in Southeast Asia.
Cooking dhal: In praise of the humble pulse
Cooking dhal: In praise of the humble pulse
?Chef Kripal Singh shares some of his tips with Matthew Burbidge on how to cook dhal, the benevolent soupy dish.
Tip for tasty hummus, mum’s the word
Tip for tasty hummus, mum’s the word
Matthew Burbidge looks at staples that mothers all over the world claim to have the best recipes for.
How running junkies find their next fix
How running junkies find their next fix
Runners live by a guide that describes every race in the land - and there's at least one every weekend.
Recipes for success with sustainable fish
Recipes for success with sustainable fish
‘Star Fish’ is not just a collection of tasty recipes; it is underpinned by environmental imperatives too.
Western Cape dines out on Rossouw's restaurant reviews
Western Cape dines out on Rossouw's restaurant reviews
Gauteng, which came in second with six top restaurants, is on the up and up and offers a much more African experience.
Book a date with a creative cook
Book a date with a creative cook
Yotam Ottolenghi's "Plenty More" is an irresistible invitation to get down and dirty in the kitchen, writes Matthew Burbidge.
African albums you have to hear
African albums you have to hear
Music from around our continent keeps giving the rest of the world's best a run for their money.