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A message from the editor

Justine Drake


When the March 2020 lockdown happened, we were forced to halt the print of our May issue and instead set up a mini-website for readers to access recipes, tips, hacks and all the good stuff our print magazine is known for.

Happily, it’s been a roaring success and we’re here to stay!

You can still buy the print mag in store, albeit now quarterly, and of course access back issues here. But best of all, we can use our website to post all manner of recipes and videos and to keep you up to date with all things delicious, nutritious and generally smile inducing. Make sure you never miss a thing and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Enjoy and get inspired!


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We’re an inspired bunch of foodies and kitchen gurus all eager to help.

Say hi, and be sure to follow us on Instagram…

Staff question: What is your favourite kitchen utensil?

Jana van Sittert

Digital Editor
Vegetable peeler: Best tool to thinly slice cheese with for toast.

Wendy Ribeiro

Digital Art Director
Pizza cutter: My daughter and I always look forward to homemade pizza night!

Lesego Madisa

Digital Copywriter
Bakeware: These baking tins have seen all my kitchen flops and triumphs!

Kirsty Carpenter

Digital Traffic Manager and Producer
Silicone spatula: My ultimate two-in-one utensil to stir and scrape with.

Kelly Smith

Managing Editor
Whisk: Love whisking up a storm – lumpy sauce be gone!


Liezl Vermeulen

Food Editor
Whisk: An essential tool for a


Liezel le Roux

PnP Group Art Director
Cheese Knife: I adore cheese and usually when this knife is out there’s wine too.

Melissa Ndlovu

Features Editor
Whisk: I love a good whisk! With two kiddies under seven, scrambled eggs is my go-to meal.

Edwin Katts

Digital Designer
Spatula: My favourite utensil as I’m the best breakfast omelette maker in my family.

Cat Anderson

Commercial Strategist
Best lemon juicer ever:  Catches all the pips for you, so there’s no risk of one sneaking into your dish.