TIP OF THE WEEK The strength of a cup of coffee is directly related to how long the coffee is brewed for. Typically a strong coffee should be brewed for 4 - 5 minutes to bring out an assertive depth of flavour. Brewing coffee for less time will result in a milder flavour, so make sure to time your brewing according to your taste. #checkerslifestyle
Souttert recipe 2 eggs 15 ml olive oil 1 tbsp butter 1 onion 200g salami 10 peppadews 150g mushrooms ½ tsp salt 250 ml Cheddar cheese grated 200 ml milk 45 ml cornflour Heat the olive oil and butter together in a pan. Add chopped onion and fry for a few min. Add the salami peppadews mushrooms salt. Mix the milk, eggs, cornflour, cheese and salt together. Add the mixture from the frying pan into baking dish add the milk mixture. Mix together. Place bowl in oven at 180 for 25min
Bob Makheta from Durban walked away with the coveted 2013 Championship Boerewors crown after judges applauded him for making the tastiest traditional boerewors in the country! To find out what he won in addition to a brand new Toyota Hilux, as well as what the runners-up walked away with, visit http://www.championshipboerewors.co.za for more info! #checkerslifestyle #boerewors
Deep Fried Camembert with nuts Honey Camembert cheese Cashews Sunflower oil Crush the cashew nuts until fine. Heat a pot of oil until hot. Place the Camembert cheese into the hot pot of oil and allow to deep-fry until golden brown. Dip in some honey so that the outside of the cheese is sticky. Roll the sticky Camembert in the crushed cashew nuts and serve.
French Toast Fingers :3 large eggs 1 tbsp. milk Juice and zest of ½ an orange Seasoning 2 slices of farm-style loaf 30 g of butter 6 slices of prosciutto ham Maple syrup Whisk the eggs, milk orange juice together, add the orange zest, season well and pour over the bread to soak for a few min. Melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat. Add the bread to the pan and cook for a few min. on each side until golden brown. Slice each piece into fingers, wrap in prosciutto and drizzle with maple…
WIN AN AUDI A1! Here’s how to enter: 1. Make a purchase at your nearest Checkers or Shoprite. 2. Write your name, email address or cellphone number on the back of your till slip. 3. Drop it into the specially marked competition boxes in-store. There’s no limit on the amount of times you can enter, so .The more often you enter, the more chances you have of winning. Competition runs from 28 July to 31 August 2014. Terms and conditions apply
CHEESE!! Cheese is produced in wide-ranging flavours, textures, shapes and sizes. At Checkers there are literally hundreds of cheeses to choose from. From soft white cream cheese to rock-hard blue cheese and everything else in between. The different styles, textures and flavours depend on the type of milk, the animal's diet, pasteurisation, butterfat content, bacteria, processing and aging. See the finest local and international cheeses at your nearest Checkers today! #checkerslifestyle
SWARTLAND COUNTRY MARKET @ KIRSTENBOSCH STONE COTTAGES Where: Kirstenbosch Stone Cottages When: 4 October Tel: 022 487 1133. Meet local winemakers while enjoying a relaxing day of browsing with the kaleidoscopic backdrop of the Swartland as your setting. Buy handmade crafts and sample the finest local cheese, olives, wine and breads while you take in the majestic scenery. #winetasting #events #checkerslifestyle