Countdown to Christmas


From gift ideas from local advertisers to recipes, from how to plan your Christmas Day to some history on traditions we have the Countdown to Christmas covered.

Plus stand the chance to win a Montagu hamper, see below for entry details

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Frozen Peppermint Crisp Tart

We all know the fabulous Peppermint Crisp and caramel tart that appeared out of kitchens sometime in the 80s, becoming a firm favourite since in many households.
To reimagine the old traditional fridge tart, it can be made as a frozen dessert, perfect for hot South African summer nights and days celebrating Christmas and New Year with family and friends.


Christmas Traditions

Father Christmas is known as many different characters in different Countries even though the image of Santa Claus is so well known as to almost have universal appeal.
However, he is known by a few different names in different countries and some of the backgrounds to his different characters are very interesting.

Having a plan

Making a detailed plan might not seem like much fun, but it can prevent many of the holiday disasters that become legendary in the retelling over the years.
Whether this is your first time hosting Christmas guests, or you are an old hand at this who struggles every year to get strike the balance between perfection and peace without tearing out your hair or killing family members, following a plan is the key to success.

Party Snacks

Treat your guests to something different with the best party snack recipes, including biltong spread, bacon popcorn, and Jalapeño poppers





Gift Etiquette

While “It’s the thought that counts…” is the cliched response most people jump to when asked about the rules of gift giving, the reality is giving gifts is often fraught with possibilities for creating offence due to unwritten rules and social conventions.

With this in mind here are some tips and answers to common questions about gift giving…


A Green Christmas

As we look forward to celebrating goodwill and cheer, it behoves us to also consider the environment and celebrate Christmas the most eco-friendly way as possible for the sake of all our future Christmases and those of generations to come.

While the holiday season is often characterised by good intentions. Good tidings should extend to more than just people, but the world in which we live needs some of our care too. Here are a few eco-conscious tips to minimise the impact of the holiday on the environment.




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