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FOOD STORIES
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Let Them Eat Cake

Cakes That Changed History It’s one of the most cherished and expansive areas of the baking world. Few desserts have the sheer variety that the …

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How to Survive the Festive Season As a Vegan

Tips and tricks for a plant-based holiday season  The festive season is filled with family, friends, rest, joy and, if you’re doing it right, incredible …

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Feasting Al Fresco

Keeping the Festive Season Light by Picnicking More

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Trick or Treat

The origins of some of our favourite spooky snacks It’s the end of October which means that it’s officially spooky season! If you’re like me …

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Nuts About Nuts

The weird and wonderful world of nuts Exploring the world of plant-based eating has been a non-stop eye opening and fun learning curve for me …

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Exploring the French market

Meet me at the market

Drawing inspiration from the bustling markets of Nice   ‘Variety is the spice of life’, don’t laugh, it’s true! Creatives gravitate towards change because it’s …

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NEWS STORIES
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JAN the Journal Volume 10

SOUTH AFRICA’S PREMIER LUXURY FOOD AND LIFESTYLE PUBLICATION HITS ITS BIGGEST MILESTONE YET In this milestone issue marking five years of publication, JAN the Journal …

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Magic Maker

A Tribute To Photographer Marguerite Oelofse By the time JAN the Journal’s first issue launched, the JAN aesthetic was already well established. Marked by a …

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Introducing JAN Franschhoek

I’m thrilled to announce my latest culinary experience on home soil in partnership with La Motte The JAN family is growing with the opening of …

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Let’s Get Fizzical

South Africa’s premier bubbly festival returns after a two-year hiatus It was only 50 years ago (a blink of an eye in the bubbly business) …

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Zenéy van der Walt

Reaching New Heights

A conversation with Zenéy van der Walt

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Sims Kubeka

Bon Voyage, Sims!

Masterchef SA Top 4 finalist Sims Kubeka is joining the JAN team for three months! sims kubeka Earlier this year I was lucky enough to …

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LIFESTYLE STORIES
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The Best of Both Worlds

The Delicate Art of Having it All In the words of Bob Dylan, ​​”I contain multitudes”. I’ve always loved that line, something about it sums …

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Happy Holidays?

Rethinking the Christmas season  The end of year is finally here and the odds are that you’ve been looking forward to this break for a …

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In the Present

The dos and don’ts of holiday gifting  It’s the time of year when we’re all supposed to be wrapped in a blanket of cheer and …

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JAN-Gift Guide

JAN Gift Guide

MY PERSONAL HOLIDAY MARKET FOR 2022 It’s true what they say, that it’s better to give than to receive. Don’t get me wrong, I love …

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The therapeutic benefits of cooking

Cooking for calm

When compromising isn’t an option.

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Borrowing from the past

Where tradition and innovation meet Creativity is fluidity, and I love that there are so many different ways to express myself and my personality. Everyone …

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TRAVEL STORIES
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Plane and Simple

travelTips and tricks from seasoned travellers The JAN team has been fortunate to experience a lot of exciting travel opportunities and world class destinations in …

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Golden Mile

A Fresh Look At Joburg’s Cultural Scene Compared to South Africa’s tourist hot spots, Johannesburg is admittedly all business at the top, but get to …

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JAN RSVP

JAN RSVP is here

What you need to know about my new series JAN RSVP After three beautiful seasons of JAN, I felt that we had captured my story… …

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Exploring the French market

Meet me at the market

Drawing inspiration from the bustling markets of Nice   ‘Variety is the spice of life’, don’t laugh, it’s true! Creatives gravitate towards change because it’s …

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Nice, A Lay of the Land

A Breakdown My Five Favourite Neighbourhoods In Nice

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Listening to nature

How hand-selecting produce influences my menus  It’s no secret that I love visiting the local market to hand select my own produce for use at …

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STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE
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JAN RSVP is here

What you need to know about my new series JAN RSVP After three beautiful seasons of JAN, I felt that we had captured my story… …

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Journey to the Kalahari

FORMER GOLDEN TICKET WINNER LAUREN CARY DISCUSSES THE MAGIC OF THE KALAHARI EXPERIENCE Fans of JAN the Journal will be familiar with our Golden Ticket …

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Pearls of wisdom

An ode to the natural pearl   It’s no secret that I love vintage treasures and antique finds, there’s something about the quality of older …

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Living life al fresco

The benefits of outdoor dining It’s hard for me to choose my all-time favourite spot in Nice, there are so many that I like to …

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The thrill of the forage

An ode to the trials and tribulations of foraging Mankind has been foraging since the dawn of time, it’s an act that has informed our …

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Chanel

The Beauty of Reinvention

A visit to Chanel’s top perfumer in Grasse Most of us would remember seeing Chanel N°5 presented in many different ways over the course of …

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