#ChickenWingChallenge: KFC Zinger Wings

We are currently on the hunt for Joburg’s best chicken wings. Follow our #chickenwingchallenge posts to find what’s worth the finger licking and the wings worth avoiding. Got a favourite we haven’t tried yet? Let us know in the comments. Meet the hungry people: The Verdict: Where: KFC What: 8 Hot Zinger Wings Cost: R28.90 Cooking Method: Deep Fried Jess says: The KFC wings… 

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July in a Nutshell

Restaurants I tried I love trying out new restaurants, so when one pops up in my neighbourhood, I will keep mentioning it to the boyfriend until we go. Mo-zo’s Fast Food has recently opened in Randpark Ridge. They offer a great take-away selection from their parent company Mo-zam-bik (read my review here) which is located… 

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7 reasons to visit the Coffee and Chocolate Expo this year

The Coffee and Chocolate Expo has returned this year, and after its dismal début last year, I visited with very low expectations. The organisers must have listened to the numerous complaints, because they have returned with a bigger and better show this year. With 4 giant tents housing a number of different exhibitors, here are… 

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Central One Restaurant at Radisson Blu Gautrain {Review}

In the middle of Sandton, amongst the giant skyscrapers that have suddenly spurted up from the rubble, you can find the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel. Being a convenient 55 steps from the Sandton Gautrain station, this hotel is slap bang in the middle of one of the busiest cities in South Africa. From the camera… 

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Level 4 at 54 on Bath {Restaurant Review}

Fancy hotel restaurants always seem out of reach to me. In my mind, they are places where the rich and famous dine, out of the scrutiny of the public eye. I’m slowly learning, through a number of exciting opportunities that I have received as a result of this blog, that the general public is warmly… 

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World Baking Day: Simple Chocolate Cookies

World Baking Day – how fantastic is it, that the whole world gets to participate in an event that can bring so much joy to everyone? I love baking, I always have and always will. Imagine my excitement, when the folks over at Stork contacted me, and asked me to be a part of their… 

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#ChickenWingChallenge: Nando’s

We are currently on the hunt for Joburg’s best chicken wings. Follow our #chickenwingchallenge posts to find what’s worth the finger licking and the wings worth avoiding. Got a favourite we haven’t tried yet? Let us know in the comments.  Meet the hungry people: The Verdict: Where: Nando’s What: 5 Full Wings with Chips (Lemon and Herb) Cost: R58.90… 

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Homemade Chocolate Malt Balls: A short film

Watch out Steven Spielberg, there is a new film maker on the block. She is armed with an iPhone, and unsteady hand and the iMovie app and she is ready to make 15 second instagram videos, like nobodies business. This video is just to demonstrate how ridiculously easy it is to make homemade chuckles (Maltesers/Whoppers)… 

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Samsung NX30 Smart Camera

I recently had a fantastic opportunity to explore Johannesburg, thanks to the folks over at Samsung. They wanted to give a couple of people a hands on experience with the new Samsung NX30 Smart Camera, so they piled us on one of those awesome red sight seeing buses and took us to 3 different locations… 

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Homemade Chuckles (Maltesers/Whoppers)

Hi, I’m Jessica, and I have a chocolate coated malted milk ball addiction. In South Africa, these addictive morsels of happiness are known as Chuckles (If you are buying them from Woolworths) or Whispers (if you are buying the Cadbury brand). Elsewhere they are known as Maltesers or Whoppers.  You could call them Steves for… 

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#ChickenWingChallenge: Woolworths Sweet Spiced Chicken Cocktail Wings

We are currently on the hunt for Joburg’s best chicken wings. Follow our #chickenwingchallenge posts to find what’s worth the finger licking and the wings worth avoiding. Got a favourite we haven’t tried yet? Let us know in the comments. Meet the hungry people: The Verdict: Where: Woolworths What: Sweet spiced chicken cocktail wings Cost: R76.99 per kg Cooking Method: Braai’ed until… 

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