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Kalahari Milk

What could have drawn one to this place but a quest for its simple riches – the milk of this land?

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The Bread Gypsy

Long before the low-GI, carb-clever, banting-friendly, wheat-free, gluten-free, and essentially …

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Preserving food with Salt

Salt is one of the most misunderstood ingredients of the …

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Mental Health in the Restaurant Industry

A few months ago, on a weekday morning like any …

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TRAVEL Stories
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Kalahari Milk

What could have drawn one to this place but a quest for its simple riches – the milk of this land?

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When Tannie Poppie came to visit JAN

Something about the story of Poppie van As immediately captured my imagination.

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The Palace

In a world run by franchises and big corporations, how often do we walk past a tiny superette or artisanal manufacturer without so much as …

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JAN COMES HOME

I’m a farm boy, born and raised, so I always knew I would one day return to the bush; to the campfires and open skies …

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Stories about people
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French Lessons, A Coming of Age

As a young girl growing up on the South African platteland, I had very little in the fashion stakes …

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After the Swan Song

There is something I’ve always found fascinating about people: some of us have a clear vision of what we want to do, some of us …

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Q&A with La Motte’s Edmund Terblanche

Over the course of his tow-decade-long career at La Motte Wine Estate, Edmund Terblanche has not …

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JAN wins a SAFTA

When we made JAN the TV show, it was uncharted territory for me, so I was absolutely overwhelmed by people’s responses. Some of our viewers …

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