Carina Claassens

beach house

Contemporary beach house renovation

Set above a secluded beach on the KZN South Coast, this renovated property is now an idyllic retreat for the Durban families who co-own it. However, it wasn’t always like this. When they bought it, it consisted of a warren of rooms and lacked outdoor areas where they could enjoy the sea views...


Two of the most popular side dishes to the South African braai are the traditional braaibroodjie and a Greek salad. They usually meet on the plate. These braaibroodjies are quite bulky and need to be braaied with care. Best practice is to use a hinged grid of adjustable width...
gluten free burger


If you love hamburgers but you’re not always in the mood for all the bread that normally goes with it, this recipe is for you. The gelatinous nature of the aubergine takes the concept of a slider to the next level as you won’t need to chomp through a giant burger bun...

Carina Claassens

Digital editor