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Lock down braai: Portuguese prawns

This national lockdown has created some unexpected down time, forcing us to properly appreciate the little things. We feel a good place to start is with our perfect braai trio: prawns, butter and peri-peri. To celebrate this heavenly combo, we suggest you try this ultimate lockdown recipe for a quick, fuss-free prawn dish with Portuguese…

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Denise Cowburn-Levy’s Cape West Coast creamy mussel pot

One of Cape Town’s greatest assets is our diverse scenery and culture. It doesn’t take long to travel from these exhilarating city sights to the charming undiscovered peace of the Cape West Coast. It’s home to unspoiled beaches, astounding carpets of wildflowers in spring, and abundant fishing villages. Last month we shared a prawn linguini…

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Seared prawn linguini topped with rocket & tomatoes

Anthony Bourdain wisely said, “Making good pasta is so much easier than making bad stuff. It actually takes quite an effort to make poor linguini.” Since it’s the month to celebrate those people you love most in the world, we offer you a delicious dish which is almost fool proof, so nobody will be disappointed! …

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Tuna Ceviche – Cape Fish style

Planning sundowners on the beach, rocks, or at your favourite viewpoint? Don’t be that guy and bring the same generic snack of hummus, carrots and crackers. It’s been done a million times over and is about as exciting as cardboard. Make a little extra effort and follow the quick easy steps below to whip up…

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Date night sorted

When it comes to cooking to impress – not everyone has it in the bag. Good thing Kim from The Kitchen Collective is here to bail you out. Born and bred in KZN, Kim grew up in a melting pot of cultures and cuisines that comes with living in Durban. Gaining experience at the fine…

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The best seafood chowder recipe in Cape Town

The word chowder, a corruption of the French word chaudière meaning “cauldron”, is believed to date back to the early 1700s, where the arrival of Breton fisherman introduced the thick cream soup to Newfoundland in Canada.  Made on deck to feed hungry sailors at sea, the popularity of the dish soon spread throughout North America…

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Do salmon right: 3 winter winners

Celebrated for its anti-ageing qualities and great taste, salmon is generally thought of as a summer protein – served alongside a crisp green salad or on a thin slice of rye bread with cream cheese. Here at Cape Fish we beg to differ… the vogue pink fish is a lot more dynamic than what we…

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Autumn Curried mussels and beer bread

Hearty, delicious, affordable and super-easy to cook, mussels are also one of the most sustainable types of shellfish you can buy. Farmed on ropes in the sea, mussels can be cultivated on a large or small scale. They don’t require any extra feed to grow, they clean the water around them, they take no time…