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Our relationship with food locked down

The pandemic could mean collective re-evaluation of healthy and cost-effective eating and also highlights how companies need to be even more connected to the consumer

What I miss most about home: My mom’s cassava leaves

A journalist from Sierra Leone has to teach himself to cook during lockdown in Johannesburg

Covid-19 and the food industry: ‘I had a wobble last week, I was gatvol’

Heather Van Harte, who runs a small catering business, is changing her cooking habits during the lockdown, and has plans to start a food garden

Look, mama, I’m cooking

Zaza Hlalethwa tries out her mom’s recipes during the lockdown, and finds her own place in the kitchen

Chefs switch to mini dynamos

The small but mighty microgreens are being grown in urban farms and used in local menus

Slice of life: I cook for men looking for jobs

'I prefer to cook for these people for free than to sell the food even. I enjoy it because we use the big, big pots'

Slice of Life: ‘Cooking has helped heal me’

'Other people want to cook for money or just to pass time or just for the sake of cooking'

IBM cooks up thought for food

Watson, the technology company's cognitive showpiece, is bringing artificial intelligence into the kitchen by conjuring up recipes.

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.

Supper club pot luck – bon appetit

Vicky Baker tries some home cooking in Barcelona courtesy of a website that puts a fresh spin on supper clubs.

Young designer groups

The Young Designers: Groups Award is for school-goers with a creative idea, programme, design or prototype that tackles the efficient use of energy.

Nomu: Spicers play their cards right

A local company has turned a page on the way we struggle to keep our recipes free from the mix.

Baking new life into the original Oreo

Heidi Dodd bakes the real thing — a sandwich of two slightly chewy chocolate biscuits made with cocoa and sugar and a real buttercream filling.

The El Bulli of Yeoville

Sanza Sandile is at the crossroads of African fusion — and he wants everyone to taste what he is cooking.

‘Saving the world one meal at a time’

Sunfire Solutions has empowered people to show members of their community how using solar energy to cook can drastically cut their electricity costs.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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