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Raw Chocolate Fudge with Nibs

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21st August 2017

This month’s Honest product being highlighted is the 72% Nibs slab. Cacao nibs are simply chocolate in its purest form, before anything else is added. Cacao nibs add a crunch and deep chocolate flavor to anything they are combined with. Their flavor is often described as slightly bitter and nutty. We chose to create a raw […]

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Juicebox: A juice that’s worth the squeeze!

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24th July 2017

Juicebox supplies our Wale Street Cafe with some incredible, fresh and vibrant juices. Fresh naartjie, pomegranate and their all new Fizz range, plus so many others. We sat down with one of the founders, Karsten, to ask him some questions. How did Juicebox start? Juicebox started in a small kitchen in Woodstock. We made juices […]

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Nuts about Komati

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19th July 2017

Komati Foods is a family-run business specialising in the sourcing, preparation and packaging of superior healthy snacks. Supporting a healthy lifestyle and promoting wellness is at the core of what they do. We use Komati’s raw nuts for so many of our Café recipes! Roasted and spiced served alongside the bunny chow, blended into our […]

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Chocolate and Orange Biscotti

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12th July 2017

For July, we’ve chosen to hero our 72% Orange slab with these delightful chocolate and orange biscotti’s! Perfect to dunk in a cup of hot cocoa, and they can be kept in an airtight container to enjoy for the whole week! Ingredients: 2½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ cup […]

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Theonista: The Kombucha Queen

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14th June 2017

Our latest supplier interview was with Meghan, the founder of Theonista. Her and her team make the most delicious kombucha’s from their small production kitchen in Woodstock. We got to pick her brain about all things kombucha and more! Why the Name Theonista? “Theobroma” comes from the Greek name for the cocoa tree and means […]

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Dark Chocolate Mousse with Hazelnut Praline

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8th June 2017

This month, we chose to focus on our 88% Dark Chocolate slab, and create something delicious using it. This is what we came up with! Dark Chocolate Mousse with Hazelnut Praline: Mousse: 200g 88% Honest Chocolate slab 2 leaves of gelatine 180ml milk 250ml cream 100g caster sugar Hazelnut Praline: 100g hazelnuts, shelled 1 cup caster […]

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Coffee, Cinnamon & Chocolate Buns

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18th May 2017

This month we’ve chosen to highlight our Coffee chocolate slab. Made from 72% pure, raw organic cacao and sprinkled with cracked coffee beans, this slab is a hit amongst many! We created these delightful cinnamon and chocolate buns, covered with a coffee glaze and filled with our Honest coffee chocolate ganache. Try the recipe out […]

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Individual Chocolate Stout Cakes

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11th April 2017

Individual Chocolate Stout Cakes This is the perfect recipe to use to wow your guests at your next dinner party, or to make and keep to have with afternoon tea. You can ice with cream cheese frosting and top with caramelized cashews (like we did!) or just leave them plain with a chocolate drizzle over […]

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We Scream for Sorbetiere

7th April 2017

Berenne started Sorbetiere in 2013, with a focus on producing fresh sorbets from scratch, using local fruits and fresh ingredients. What made them unique was their bespoke flavours and they began producing for companies and restaurants. There was a gap in the market for interesting and unusual twists on the traditional sorbets and ice creams […]

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Santa Anna’s: an authentic Mexican taste fiesta!

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14th March 2017

Those who have visited our Café will know about our delightful nachos! We serve them with a side of our chocolate spread for dipping. We got to visit Santa Anna’s, our nacho chip suppliers, and have a chat about what they do. Santa Anna’s started 4 years ago after the owners, Frik and Piet, visited […]

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