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Tag: Italian

Mouthwatering Pasta Puttanesca in Under an Hour

Mouthwatering Pasta Puttanesca in Under an Hour

Pasta puttanesca involves a simple sauce of humble origins.  However, it’s also a symphony of flavours you won’t soon forget.  Best of all? It can be on the table in less time than takeout. Pasta puttanesca is one of my favourite pasta dishes.  I will […]

Septimo, Luscious, Fresh Italian Fare at Nelson Mandela Square

Septimo, Luscious, Fresh Italian Fare at Nelson Mandela Square

Septimo is a refreshing addition to the restaurant offerings at Nelson Mandela Square.  The fresh, Italian menu showcases local, sustainable ingredients with genuine Mediterranean flair. Nelson Mandela Square is amongst my favorite Sandton dining destinations.  With its hustle and bustle, the expansive square is always […]

4 Fantastic Salads for Your Weekend Braai

4 Fantastic Salads for Your Weekend Braai

As the weather gets warmer, I find myself scrounging around for interesting salads.  As much as we all love meats off the braai, they require some light, crunchy veg to balance it all out. Since it looks as if we’re in for some lovely, warm […]