A man on death row skipped his last meal and asked for the money to be donated to people experiencing homelessness

16 minutes ago

Don Johnson asked that the $20 that would have been put toward his final meal be donated to people living with homelessness.

Chicken nugget ice cream made with chopped-up pieces of the McDonald's food is popping up in Ireland

2019-05-09 20:31

The flavour is made by chopping up McDonald's Chicken McNuggets and mixing them into the ice cream.

Lesotho needs R200m to buy food for 500 000 people

2019-05-02 21:25

Lesotho needs about R203.73m for food aid for almost half a million people.

Sunday lunch: spaghetti and meatballs

2019-04-26 16:25

Whip up this hearty pasta dish for a quick and yummy Sunday lunch

Food for thought: Master's student tucks into thesis on the iconic gatsby

2019-04-14 13:07

A Cape Town master's student has tucked into the history and significance of one of the city's most popular foods - the gatsby.

Burger King pulled an ad showing people eating its Vietnamese burger with oversized chopsticks after it was called racist

2019-04-09 10:22

Burger King New Zealand has deleted an ad from its social-media platforms after many users claimed its use of chopsticks was culturally insensitive.

Watch a man eat a Big Mac that he sent to space and back after it landed 3 hours away

2019-03-30 12:32

Tom Stanniland concluded his experiment by eating the burger, which he described as tasting extremely dry and crumbly.

Meat-free meal: butternut and chickpea Moroccan curry

2019-03-20 16:44

Meat-free meals don't have to be boring. We've reinvented this old classic recipe to get you started on your vegan journey

9 foods you didn't realise you could eat on the keto diet, according to experts

2019-03-12 17:29

The keto diet might initially seem limiting but experts share some food that is keto-approved and can add some variety to your plate.

8 of the best ways to eat eggs on the go

2019-03-03 08:25

Eggs are a good source of protein and they can be transported in many different forms. These egg recipes are great to enjoy on the go.


A waiter at a high-end British restaurant accidentally served a customer a R80,000 bottle of wine

2019-05-17 20:34

A customer dining at Hawksmoor in Manchester, UK was unaware they were drinking a wine worth tens of thousands of rands.

An octopus sucked onto a vlogger's face and ripped her skin when she tried to eat it live on camera

2019-05-09 19:53

While trying to rip the octopus free, she screamed 'painful' and 'I can't remove it'.

This young entrepreneur overcame failures and legal woes to launch one of South Africa’s most popular fast-food chains

2019-04-28 09:21

Brian Altriche today boasts a net worth of over R400 million after launching RocoMamas.

Daily Expert: 7 surprising things my kids taught me about eating smarter

2019-04-23 20:00

Want to improve your diet? Take a few lessons from the little ones.

A US town is being haunted by mysterious mashed potatoes — and no one knows who is putting them there

2019-04-14 12:31

A neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, has a bit of a mashed potato problem. Bowls of mashed potatoes are turning up in random places around town.

Tips to plan your weekly meal prep better

2019-04-08 12:06

Meal prep is a simple way to ensure that you fill up on nutritious meals without spending too much time behind the stove. Fitfluencer Ophela Mhlauli highlights the importance of meal prep and how you can master the tricks of the trade

There are health benefits to avocados that go beyond good fats, according to a new study

2019-03-24 11:38

Researchers have found that avocado seed extract could help reduce inflammation.

5 things you need to know in SA business today and 24 food facts that will blow your mind

2019-03-15 06:25

Standard Bank to close more than 90 branches.

This optical illusion of a floating sandwich is going viral. Here's how the photographer created the magic

2019-03-07 19:30

Photography student Domonique Hassell explained how she created her floating sandwich optical illusion — with string and photo editing.

The 6 real reasons why you can’t stop overeating

2019-03-03 07:30

And it's not because food tastes good.

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