Monthly Archives: March 2015

Top picks: Food photographer, Russel Wasserfall

Top picks: Food photographer, Russel Wasserfall

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From advertising copywriter to photographer, from food writer to restaurateur and publisher, it’s safe to say that food is Russel Wasserfall‘s life. He’s written or photographed 17 cookbooks and been the food photographer of choice of many esteemed local and international publications. With wife Camilla Comins, Russel was behind the award-winning Table at De Meye restaurant and is now running the eatery at Overgaauw Wine Farm. This week we chatted to the man with an eye for delicious detail about a few of his favourite things.

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Top picks: EatOut’s Abigail Donnelly

Top picks: EatOut’s Abigail Donnelly

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She was one of our very first fans back in 2010 when Pronto Mama’s first range of slow-cooked tomatoes launched, emailing us at the time asking for more!  This week, we caught up with famous foodie, Abigail Donnelly – Editor of EatOut and Food Editor of Taste Magazine. She sure likes her spicy foods, and has a special place for a certain South African fast food chain…

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Top picks: Author Jean Nel

Top picks: Author Jean Nel

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The best-selling author of Braai the Beloved Country, Jean Nel, is back this month with his second book: Cooking with gas, filled with delicious recipes and ideas on getting the most out of your gas braai. Although Jean is arguably a braai ‘purist’, favouring wood, he says the popularity of gas braais can’t be ignored. So braaimaster Nel shows you how to cook anything from a roll of boerewors or a steak, to smoking salmon and slow-cooking the “most amazing pulled beef you’ve ever eaten”. We chatted to this braai veteran about his foodie favourites.

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Top picks: The Diletto food heroes

Top picks: The Diletto food heroes

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In the food industry, diletto’s Martin Lompa and Francis Richter certainly have some of the dreamiest jobs around. Imagine scouring South Africa for the pick of the most delectable best deli products around, tasting mouthwatering things all day and bringing that to the masses? This week, we hear from these two fine foods aficionados.

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Top picks: Food & decor stylist Lisa Clark

Top picks: Food & decor stylist Lisa Clark

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When you ask food and decor stylist Lisa Clark what she does, she describes it as “hair and make-up for food”. Transforming food from the ordinary into the exquisite is what makes Lisa one of SA’s most sought-after food stylists and recipe developers. We chatted to her about her favourite things, including what’s cooking in her favourite kitchen.

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