OFFICIALLY THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER! May 1 is officially the first month of the winter season and our winter vegetable garden is starting to glow with the onset of a little mist and cooler weather over the past weekend, which bodes well for a decent crop leading into winter. Where possible, we try and [...]
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TAKE UP THIS OFFER NOW! The month of April is coming to an end and so is our April Special offer. Although March Madness is over we're still feeling a little crazy and you'll also be a bit crazy not to take up this offer! Book 4 or more people on a single class during [...]
HAPPY EASTER! Easter is finally around the corner and we're looking to spend some quality time together with family and friends. We're sure you are too! Before taking time out you may want to participate in a few classes this week to get you into the mood for creating delicious family luncheons and Easter feasts. Take a look [...]
Stir Crazy is renowned for our Asian Fusion course - the course that launched our success way back when. Each year the recipes change and we add a little more spice into the recipes to keep them fresh. ASIAN FUSION Menu: Beef Tataki with Yakinuki sauce, Sezchuan pepper Seared Tuna with Wasabi Sweet Potato, Pak [...]
The month of madness? Or maybe just pure tomfoolery...? And who is Tom anyway - a friend of Alice? Please read 'properly' or you'll miss it... April is always associated with playing practical and lighthearted jokes on friends and family, so we decided we're also going to be a little bit silly this April. [...]
April comes with a feast of new cooking classes to tickle your fancy. Although April is littered with public holidays, events and the start of winter sports functions, we've managed to squeeze some cooking classes into wherever we could find available dates. We've also managed to juggle classes a little so that Big Brother Eskom didn't [...]
The new wave is eating healthy foods, and if you look around Cape Town, there are many new eateries that are only serving healthy options. We’ve been offering healthy cooking alternatives for a while and they’re proving to be extremely popular. Our low carb and plant-based course takes a new look at food combinations that [...]
Congratulations to all those people who completed the Argus Cycle tour on Sunday. The weather was not the greatest we’ve seen for a while but most people managed to finish. Well done! Speaking of which, we’re not really sure if winter has arrived early or if we’re still going to get some warm balmy summer [...]
So what is a palate cleanser exactly? It’s not a complicated concept but before we get to that I’ll just explain how the tongue works which will help in understanding why a palate cleanser is useful. The taste buds on the tongue have receptors which are stimulated by what we consume. The receptors send signals [...]
“He who fails to plan, is planning to fail – Winston Churchill” There are many things that I don’t know about food and cooking and I actually hope that I never do; I don’t want to live a life where I know it all, that’s no fun. What I do know pretty damn well though [...]