FABSTUFF JUNE/JULY 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love!     SOCIETY MOCHACCINO Do you love coffee or hot chocolate more? Now you don’t have to choose. NEW Society Mochaccinos are made from the finest 100% Arabica coffee beans perfectly paired with indulgent cocoa – bringing together premium coffee and chocolate for an indulgent, luxurious taste experience. Packaged in convenient single-serve sachets, you can now enjoy the best of both. Retail price from R38.99 www.joekels.co.za...

A Foodie Odyssey

Let’s go on an adventure to discover the tastes of Umhlanga. Our town is so diverse, including everything from Indian to Italian! They’re all there, just waiting for you to come to try them out.   A Little of France Château Gâteaux have been creating exceptional handcrafted quality cakes, pastries and treats since 1997 – that’s right, it is their 25th birthday this year! Every masterpiece is lovingly made with fine ingredients in their world-class,...

It’s About the Vibe

As pioneers in the social lifestyle venue category, News Cafe Umhlanga is delighted to celebrate its fifth birthday! Proudly held by Fournews, News Cafe opened the first store in Hatfield in 1995. News Cafe has grown into a multi-national household name nearly three decades later and remains synonymous with innovative thinking within the food and social market space. A proudly African brand, News Cafe has expanded to multiple African countries. In South Africa, ideally situated...

An Authentic Easter Feast

With these mouth-watering recipes, there is no need to fret about your Easter lunch plans. Chef Ciara has given us the lowdown on her perfect combination of dishes to impress your friends and family with a simple yet sensational food experience. Oh, you have fussy eaters, vegans and family members with intolerances? Worry no more – Ciara is always up for the challenge to find the perfect substitution ingredients (and she nails it every time).  ...

Afro – Porto Style

Finding a great restaurant which ticks all the boxes, that is vibrant and family-friendly can be difficult to find. Lucky for you, Mozambik is available and ready to blow your socks off. Good times lie ahead! Let’s take a trip down to The Pearls of Umhlanga, where an adventure awaits you. Inspired by the lifestyle and flavours of Mozambique, this restaurant has expanded throughout South Africa and even ventured beyond our borders. The Mozambik brand...

THE VALENTINE’S DOUGH-NOTES RANGE IS HERE!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Krispy Kreme The month of love is upon us and Krispy Kreme’s Red Velvet Limited Edition range of Valentine’s Doughnuts are here to steal your heart. The Turkish Delight Kreme is simply ‘delightful’. It’s an unglazed Red Velvet heart filled with a Turkish Delight Kreme, hand-dipped in a Turkish delight milk choc dip, drizzled with a milk choc spread and topped with edible rose petals. It’s smooth, sweet and you won’t...

BRINGING THE CHARM TO SWEET MOMENTS a Krispy Kreme and Nom Nom collaboration

BRINGING THE CHARM TO SWEET MOMENTS with an exclusive collaboration with Krispy Kreme x Nom Nom. Nom Nom is a coveted South African jewellery brand with a range of bespoke charm, gems, necklaces, bracelets and rings. The brand is available online at nomnomjewels.co.za and at Elegance Jewellers stores. Their custom-created Nom Nom doughnut and Nom Nom bracelet are the sweetest surprise for that someone special! The Nom Nom Doughnut is an Original Glazed® doughnut ring,...

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A casual beach bungalow inspired by the 1950s and 60s surf era, is the exciting new spot in the Umhlanga Village strip – The Beach House. Join us as I take you through the amazing afternoon we had at this sensational hangout. Photos: Matthew Moon We had the pleasure of visiting the recently opened restaurant for a long and lazy afternoon of grazing and experiencing everything that the popular new hangout has to offer. From...

FABSTUFF December 2021/ January 2022

We’ve got loads of FABULOUS stuff you’re going to love in this edition!   Our favourites this edition! SIX DOGS BLUE GIN The first blue gin to be launched in South Africa, Six Dogs Blue is a classic dry gin with a slightly floral character, with hints of freshly cut lucerne and morning-harvested rose pelargonium. Its name derived from the blue pea flower (Clitoria ternatea), an antioxidant and alleged aphrodisiac in traditional medicine. The infusion...

Frozen Festive Feasts

Let this wonderful family business help you get your holiday spread ready quickly and simply with delicious and wholesome meal ideas. In March 2018 Frozen for You was born from the international award-winning catering company “By Word of Mouth”. This catering and events business has been voted as “Top Catering Company” for the past 21 years and has been in existence for 28 years. It is a family run business, run by Adrian and Karen Short...