Food & Wine

Too much boozing can lead to ‘Holiday Heart Syndrome’ these holidays

An association between the ingestion of acute alcohol and onset of cardiac arrhythmias has been well documented over the past few decades and was first reported in the 70s when Dr Philip Ettinger noticed an increase in cardiac rhythm disturbances in patients following heavy drinking over the holidays.

DIY Christmas packaging with recycled Pringles cans

We all eat with our eyes first and receiving a beautifully wrapped gift of food only makes the recipient that much more excited to dig right in. Here’s the secret—your packaging does not have to be flashy or expensive. Try this easy method to make your own tower of treats using an empty can of Pringles.

Francocel – The home of the giant toasted sandwich

From the simple, yet deliciously traditional, cheese and tomato toasted sandwich to the more decadent ‘Gavin Special’ lavishly loaded with bacon, cheese and a hearty mushroom sauce, or the ‘Breakfast’ sandwich, jam-packed with a beef patty, bacon, egg, cheese and tomato, there is certainly something to suit everyone’s palate.

Suikerbekkie reopens

SUIKERBEKKIE Coffee Shop has reopened at SAVF Jubileum Old Age Home in Afrikaner Street.

Valentine’s Day delight

Golden Peak Spur treated patrons to a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration on Sunday.