February 6, 2018
10 Must-have recipes in 2018
These 10 recipes were such hits in 2017, that we’re definitely adding them to our 2018 menu.Read more >
January 31, 2018
Fourteen Hearty One-Pot recipes ...
Who doesn’t love a good stew once in a while! We’ve teamed up with 14 foodies to bring you the …Read more >
November 30, 2017
Foodies’ favourite – who wil...
Vote now and your favourite chef could be named Spekko Chef of the Year! While searching for the tastiest recipes, …Read more >
November 2, 2017
The Ultimate Rice Cooking Chart
Cook up the best rice you’ve ever tasted by making sure that your preparation method suits the type of grain: …Read more >
September 7, 2017
Free download: Your time to flou...
Every now and then, our lives need a reboot. Renew your commitment to living a life filled with joy, love …Read more >
July 7, 2017
Four Ways to use Rice in the Hou...
Surprise! None of them involve cooking. 🙂 According to Brand South Africa, more than 700 million tonsof rice is produced …Read more >
May 16, 2017
The Best Rice Variants to go wit...
Whether you like your curry Durban-style hot, South Indian authentic or African exotic with chilies and peanuts, having a tasty …Read more >
Ma Dorah’s East African Fish C...
For many people, a good curry represents real soul food, a bowl of warmth, a cure for homesickness, and a …Read more >
March 30, 2017
Know your rice: The science behi...
Despite what the name may suggest, parboiled rice isn’t actually pre-cooked. The process has everything to do with how the …Read more >
February 27, 2017
5 Ways to save water in the kitc...
With water restrictions looming across the country, the Department of Water and Sanitation has again stressed wise water use. Steam …Read more >
November 1, 2016
Diabetes: The Facts
Did you know that close to 350 million people in the world have diabetes? In South Africa, everyone knows somebody …Read more >
October 1, 2016
The Origins of Jollof Rice
Many West African nations will argue over who makes the best pot of Jollof Rice. The spicy, flavoursome rice dish …Read more >
September 15, 2016
Foods to Help You Look and Feel ...
As winter gives way to spring, your diet is due a round of spring-cleaning. Here’s a list of foods to …Read more >
August 15, 2016
Cooking Tips from Grandma
Everyday life has become so busy and modern these days that often, we forget about the simpler things in life. …Read more >
July 6, 2016
Cupcakes vs Calories
With winter comes a certain amount of laziness and a happy sense of just lounging around in gowns and socks, …Read more >
July 4, 2016
Thoughts on being a Mother in Ma...
It is that time of the year again. Rain is settling in Cape Town, leaves are falling off trees and …Read more >
June 28, 2016
Africa Loves Rice!
No, not ‘pap and vleis’, aka ‘shisa nyama’ or ‘phutu’ – Africa loves rice! So much so, that rice is …Read more >
June 14, 2016
Things to do for Father’s Day
What do food and fathers have in common? Well, firstly there is a strong physical correlation between the two as, …Read more >
April 6, 2016
Outdoor Activities for the Kids ...
The weather is cooling down quickly and the children are beginning to play with their thumbs, or more realistically, their …Read more >
One Pot Family Meals are Great
One pot meals are at the top of the evening meals list for busy moms. Not only for the fact …Read more >
March 8, 2016
Where did you eat your first risotto? Was it at that family Italian restaurant in Rosettenville or Durbanville? Was it …Read more >
Easter Recipes – Main Dishes
It is now officially Autumn in South Africa. This month also sees the start of the Easter school holidays, with …Read more >
February 5, 2016
The Romantic Side of Rice
February is the month of love and who knows love better than taste buds that crave something sweet? Often, when …Read more >
Spekko Side Dishes: Adding Flavo...
The roast is done. The veggies are simmering. But there’s still that special “something” missing… Mmmm? A side dish with …Read more >
January 5, 2016
How to Make Your Year Ahead a Pr...
1. Ditch the processed foods Good food is the essence of life. But we all have only one body so …Read more >
Setting Up Your First Kitchen
If you’re all grown up and leaving the nest this year, you may be facing the spooky prospect of cooking …Read more >
December 8, 2015
Best Wishes from Us
Now that we’ve entered the festive season, it’s time to reflect on and celebrate the year. We say have fun, …Read more >
December 4, 2015
World Atlas of Food by Jenny Mor...
MapStudio has ventured into the foodie business with the newly released, World Atlas of Food. This recipe, food culture and …Read more >
November 30, 2015
If you have a little extra this festive season, maybe you could spread it around. A glance at the South African …Read more >
New Year’s Resolution: Me
Another year has come and gone and it seems as though it has rushed by in an instant. Many of …Read more >
October 30, 2015
The Spice of Life
We use spices everyday to add specific tastes and flavours to our dishes. But before medicine was made in a …Read more >
Over the last few years, we’ve seen men get excited at the prospect of November approaching. Why? Because during this …Read more >
October 1, 2015
How to get kids to eat their veg...
Despite the fact that kids these days are growing up in a strange and new world, some things about parenting …Read more >
The hay fever diet
As much as we love spring time (the warm walks, the open shoes and general happiness of it), it also …Read more >
September 24, 2015
SPEKKO’S ODE TO THE SOUTH AFRI...
A braai is a mysterious, age old ritual which gives confidence to any man with a pair of tongs in …Read more >
September 11, 2015
Brown rice - Made for spring
Slimming down to hit the beach this spring? Strengthening your body to feel new during a time of year traditionally …Read more >
August 14, 2015
Cooking in the dark
Cooking in the dark is not as enticing as dancing in the dark, but can lead to more adventure (and …Read more >
July 31, 2015
At Spekko we’re celebrating strong South African women this month, and we’re spotlighting two who definitely fit the bill. One …Read more >
July 7, 2015
Colouring in Fun with Kids
Looking for something to keep the kids occupied?Read more >
July 2, 2015
Have fun with rice these school ...
With the holidays in full swing it’s time to think of some fun activities to keep the kids busy! And …Read more >
June 17, 2015
Spekko Celebrity Cook Off Winner...
Megan Daniels is just in her early twenties, but this young chef has already made waves in the food industry.Read more >
June 8, 2015
Boost your immune system this wi...
The weather is starting to change! While winter brings with it cosy evenings and comfort food and can unfortunately also …Read more >
May 14, 2015
Throwing a meal together
If you have a cup or two of rice, you have a meal. Replace the water with stock in the …Read more >
May 5, 2015
Make your meals go further!
At Spekko we know how important it is to get the most out of your meals, that’s why with our …Read more >
April 1, 2015
Traditional Easter Food From Aro...
Easter is a time of coming together. Whether you celebrate this holiday by spending quality time with your loved ones, …Read more >
February 2, 2015
The journey of rice
The Journey of RiceWarm, comforting and delicious rice – is there anything better? But how often do we stop to …Read more >
January 14, 2015
Spekko Cook Idols 3 launches
With music as the inspiration, Spekko Rice is launching the third Spekko Cook Idols at the GF & WS in …Read more >
December 19, 2014
Thank you for all the love shared with Spekko in 2014.Read more >
November 27, 2014
The Spekko France Trip
Ai Revoir (DAY 6) Feasts are everyday occasions at La Creuzette. And the last evening was a dress up affair …Read more >
The Spekko France Trip
Market Day In Boussac (Day 5) Shopping for lunch at the weekly market in Boussac beats shopping any day in …Read more >
The Spekko France Trip
In the Kitchen With Two Top French Chefs (DAY 4) Day 4 for the Spekko Rice Kokkedoor winners was steeped …Read more >
The Spekko France Trip
The View From the 2nd Floor of the Chateau (DAY 3) With a drizzling summer rain, and a misty view …Read more >
The Spekko France Trip
Tapestries, Bistro Fare and a Famed French Chef (DAY 2) No holds barred. After a breakfast of home-baked croissants and …Read more >
The Spekko France Trip
Dreams Do Come True (DAY 1) Air France’s Flight 995 departing van OR Tambo International on Sunday night, was packed …Read more >
September 26, 2014
Man and his braai
Men have always found comfort in sitting around a fire. From the caveman to the modern man, this has become …Read more >
April 4, 2014
Spekko Rice TV Ad Rated Top 10 B...
In an incredible first for the brand, Spekko Rice’s television commercial “Spekkoliciously Gooooood” was voted amongst the 10 Best Liked …Read more >
December 12, 2013
Spekko Family Tables
The Spekko Rice Family Tables series has begun with three different television series, each in a different region, setting Spekko …Read more >
September 23, 2013
Light your fire and celebrate
Heritage Day is of course National Braai Day. Throwing some chops, chicken or boerewors is one side of the fire, …Read more >
September 12, 2013
Getting into spring with Spekko
It is spring – time for getting outdoors, a new wardrobe, those endless summer braais and of course, getting into …Read more >
September 10, 2013
Spekko Rice becomes a Sunday Tim...
Within 8 years of launching Spekko Rice moved from nowhere up to the 4th place in the Sunday Times annual …Read more >
September 2, 2013
Season 2 of Cooking Gospel
Season 2 of Cooking Gospel starts this week. Watch out for a recipe from the show every week for the …Read more >
June 18, 2013
Fresh new packaging from Spekko ...
In crisp, colourful and shiny new packs, Spekko’s range of 6 rice variants has never looked so good on shelf.Read more >
June 4, 2013
Sizzling new chef for Spekko Ric...
Khaya Silingile has changed her MasterChef apron for that of Spekko Rice, to become the newest addition to Spekko’s bouquet …Read more >
May 8, 2013
Cooking Gospel brought to you by...
Ma Dorah Sitole, a household name in every township kitchen, has developed a series of 26 new recipes for Spekko …Read more >
March 6, 2013
Spekko Rice’s Kasi Kitchen
Presenter of Kasi Kitchen, Sindi Mpahwla (left) and Khaya Silinge – Spekko’s Kasi Kitchen chef Khaya Silingile has changed her …Read more >
February 4, 2013
Make Valentine’s Day a Tasty E...
Khaya Silingile developed these fabulous 2 course Valentine’s Celebration dinner recipes for Spekko Rice. Watch her cook them in Episode …Read more >
October 3, 2012
Deena Naidoo, MasterChef South A...
Deena Naidoo, winner of the first South African MasterChef competition, will be writing The Post newspaper recipe pages every Wednesday …Read more >
August 11, 2012
Kuier Magazine Pienk Plesier
Saturday 11 August saw Sue-Ann Allan – MasterChef SA runner-up – taking up the Spekko apron for her first ever …Read more >
June 3, 2012
Spekko’s Kaszi Kitchen series
Spekko Rice is the sponsor of Soweto TV’s hit community chef series, Kaszi Kitchen. Filmed in kitchens in all corners …Read more >