Dessert for your mood

What should you eat for dessert, based on your mood.

Posted on: 8 August 2017

Everyone craves dessert now and again – especially when we are overcome with emotions. At Butcher Block, we believe that dessert should be taken seriously. Not just any random dessert will do when you’re in

Foods to fight flu: steak

Foods to Fight Flu and Colds: Boost your Health with These Superfoods

Posted on: 11 July 2017

Trying to avoid colds and flu this winter? From oats to sweet potatoes, try munching on these foods to fight flu and keep the sniffles at bay! Before you reach for the latest over-the-counter remedy

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How to take food pictures for Instagram: Insta-worthy Foodie Pics

Posted on: 27 June 2017

If you’re sitting down for dinner chances are you’re taking a photo of it and posting it up on Instagram. Food boasting has become a huge thing in South Africa and around the globe. With

Wine for the whines.

Posted on: 8 May 2017

  We know sometimes being a mom can be overwhelming. This mother’s day take a break from the usual parental duties and treat your mind and body to some health reboots with a well-deserved glass

The Herb 101 Guide

Posted on: 21 February 2017

Herbs are fragrant plants that are used when we cook our favourite recipes. Adding herbs can transform your ordinary recipes into an exciting culinary experience. They are also an especially good source of concentrated micro-nutrients.

Valentine’s Day: Your Version Of The Movies

Posted on: 20 January 2017

We are all hopeless romantics at heart, waiting for a Prince Charming to sweep us off our feet, or to kiss Cinderella at the Ball. Valentine’s Day is one day a year where everything is

Food: The Love Drug.

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Valentine’s Day is all about romance, love and passion – and what better way to show that than through food. Here are a list of Aphrodisiacs to make your special someone feel the love this


What seasoning is all about

Posted on: 15 September 2016

The purpose of seasoning your food is to use a few different ingredients to improve the flavour of your food. Although there are many different herbs, spices and sweet things you can use to season

Spicy Food

Spicy Food – Is it good for you?

Posted on: 2 August 2016

South Africans, and Durbanites in particular, are known for their soft spot for spicy foods. For one reason or another, so many of us Saffers just can’t get enough of enduring a good, hot curry.

Food and Wine Pairing

Food and Wine Pairing

Posted on: 28 June 2016

The pairing of food and wine can be an intimidating task for many non-foodies and wine connoisseurs, but it’s actually not as difficult as you may think and rather fun to experiment with. Here are


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