I really like food, all food. But there’s still nothing better than a burger sizzling from the grill. The perfect burger is definitely a summertime staple, and there’s nothing quite like firing up the grill and cooking a juicy burger. But how do you grill the perfect burger? 

 

Hot, spicy and wonderfully moreish, these easy-to-make Thai fishcakes are not just tasty, it’s cost-effective, thanks to the inexpensive white fish that’s being used in the recipe as the main ingredient.

 

Straight up, with soda, on the rocks … there are many ways to drink vodka. But where’s your spirit of adventure with this spirit? Cooking with vodka gives depth to recipes without adding the extra flavours that wine or other liquors would. Here’s a vodka-based fish and chips recipe bound to get your wheels spinning.

 

Gather the troops cause we’ve got lots to taco about over a couple of rounds of tequila. In the last couple of years, this little Mexican bite exploded in popularity around the globe and features at 99% of festive Mexican parties. Mostly thanks to the Asian and Mexican fusion food revolution that took place on the west coast of the US,  Americans now consume around 4.5 billion tacos a year and they’re not alone. With the help of the global food truck movement, the humble taco is now seen as the ultimate street snack.

 

Shocking revelation: humans like beer! But if all you’re doing is drinking it, you’re missing out on some of life’s greatest beery pleasures. Don’t let wine have all the fun; try these delectable beer-based recipes that will bring your love affair with booze to mouth-watering new heights.

 

Up your french fries game by broiling them with a tequila-spiked cheese topping. Wonderfully decadent, sinfully delicious and simply irresistible. For those who prefer a greener diet, then these cheesy cannabis fries will make you high!

 

As the name would suggest, this dish goes hard on the sesame flavor. Just like Chinese Chicken Burgers, it isn’t an authentic Chinese dish but has been popularized by Asian American restaurants. Sesame chicken isn’t usually marinaded, although some recipes do call for a brief soak in sesame oil and soy sauce.

 

Who does not like a proper Cheese Burger? Leopard’s Leap Cheese Burgers on the Braai are easy to make with only a few pantry staples, a generous slice of Cheddar and of course, a glass of Leopard’s Leap wine! 

 

These Mexican inspired Taco Dogs put a different spin on the ordinary hot dog. Topped with guacamole and salsa and wrapped in a flour tortilla, everyone in the family will feast on this American favourite with a dash of traditional Mexican flavours and condiments.

 

When the weather’s warm and the sun is shining, a lighter Sunday lunch is in order. Get a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids from this divine salmon dish. While it might sound ideal to cook the fat out of a fish, remember that the omega 3 fatty acids found in high concentrations in salmon are extremely healthy, and contribute to salmon’s great texture and flavour.