Local is lekker
It’s Heritage Month and there is no better way to celebrate than by supporting proudly South African products. We’ve rounded up some of the best locally-produced goodies available in stores and online, from beautiful homeware to edibles. Happy shopping!
Show off your love for your continent with this Africa cheese board by custom-made specialists Laid Back Company, available at Yuppichef.co.za.
Introduce some heat into your culinary repertoire with the delicious Banhoek Chilli Oil range, which is produced in the Western Cape. Available at most retailers, delis nationwide, and online at banhoekchillioil.co.za.
Celebrate the true South African culinary experience with Braai, Reuben on Fire, a book in which chef Rueben Riffel takes us on a personal journey of cooking on fire, Takealot.com R400. You can also opt for Mogau Seshoene’s The Lazy Makoti’s Guide to the Kitchen, which outlines simple ways to prepare delicious food, Woolworths.
How beautiful is this hummingbird tablet and recipe book holder by Carrol Boyes? Carrol Boyes has long been a coveted, South African icon, available in stores.
Bring the spa to your home with anything from the Africology range. We especially love its Natural Spring Water Mist, Africology.co.za.
Made of sustainable plywood, this rhino wine holder by Native Decor is one of its most-loved products and a gentle reminder of the rhino’s threatened existence, yuppichef.co.za.
Raise a glass to locally-produced gin, specifically the variety from Six Dogs Distillery, which is produced in the Karoo. Try the distinctly striking Six Dogs Blue Gin, which gets its colour from blue tea plants, various retailers for 750ml.