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FOOD STORIES
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Pantry to Plate

My plant-based essentials There’s no shortage of reasons why you should start eating a more plant-based diet. Not only is it good for the environment …

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An ode to the olive

Ode to the Olive

CELEBRATING THE ONE AND ONLY SAVOURY BERRY  Ever since moving to Nice – and with Apricale on my doorstep – olives have become a big …

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Movie Munchies

My go-to scary movie snacks   There is a fail-safe checklist of things you need to include to ensure you host the perfect movie night. …

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Recovering from kitchen mishaps

Quick Kitchen Fixes

HOW TO TURN A COOKING MISHAP INTO A HAPPY ACCIDENT It happens to the best of us. In fact, some of the happiest kitchen accidents …

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JAN-Aioli

Aye Aye Aïoli!

AN HOMAGE TO YOUR NEW FAVOURITE SAUCE   Aye-yoh-lee. The word just flows, doesn’t it? Like that moment when the olive oil emulsifies with the …

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Iconic Met Gala LOOKS Paired with food

Two of my favourite art forms – food and fashion  The wonderful thing about art is the sheer number of forms it can take. From …

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NEWS STORIES
JAN Shop shopping

Shopping With Your Senses

Introducing the JAN Store in Cape Town There’s just something about the tactile experience of shopping in person that I’ll never grow tired of. Whether …

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THE KLEIN JAN COOKBOOK

A great Kalahari feast Exactly four years ago, over a December holiday that I will never forget, I began sketching the outlines of my vision …

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RESTAURANT KLEIN JAN WINS AT THE LA LISTE AWARDS

The Kalahari goes international  I was thrilled to have been invited to the prestigious La Liste 2022 gala evening in Paris this week, where Restaurant …

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JAN-Journal Volume 8

JAN THE JOURNAL VOLUME 8

The evocative issue In taking stock of our journey, it is so humbling to realise that JAN the Journal took its first steps into the …

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JAN-GALLERY

THE JOURNAL GALLERY

JAN the Journal’s stunning imagery is finally available to own After three years and six volumes, JAN the Journal has become one of South Africa’s …

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JAN-GOLDEN TICKET

YOU ARE INVITED TO DINE AT RESTAURANT JAN

Over the last two years, we’ve hidden many Golden Tickets in random online orders of JAN the Journal.

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LIFESTYLE STORIES
JAN-Pantry-to-Plate2-min

Pantry to Plate

My plant-based essentials There’s no shortage of reasons why you should start eating a more plant-based diet. Not only is it good for the environment …

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What kind of cocktail are you

What Kind Of Cocktail Are You?

A COCKTAIL AFFICIONADO’S GUIDE TO HUMOUR TRAITS When was the last time someone asked you if you had a type? You now, the kind of …

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Learning to grow and re-innovation

Learning to grow

Never-ending reinnovation I’m often asked what I think the secret to success is, as if there’s some magic trick that will help you snap your …

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Mehdi Rajan

Beyond the Rational

A CONVERSATION WITH MEHDI RAJAN IWC Brand Director, Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey Mehdi Rajan’s career has become characterised by his ability to make …

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JAN-Plant-Based

Romaine Calm and Carrot On

Plant-Based Myths and How I Get Over Them I grew up on a farm in Mpumalanga, where chicken was often classified as a vegetable, so …

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Confessions

Jan’s Confessions

Edition 1 Confessions from the kitchen and the oddest dietary requests I’ve heard Here’s the funny thing about human nature, we just love to overcomplicate …

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TRAVEL STORIES
The Gilded Age

The Gilded Age

The Beautification of Paris By the mid-19th century, when Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (or Napoléon III, nephew of number one) took up the reins of France, Paris …

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Forage veldskoen

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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Mozambican

The Intricacies of the Mozambican Palate

One might be tempted to bank Mozambican cuisine under Portuguese-inspired, but the country’s colonial heritage is only really apparent in its seafood dishes – less …

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Things that turn us on

Maritime Life

Every time I return to the city of Nice, I’m reminded of how lucky I am that the last ten years have been so fulfilling and thrilling. It started with a dream of owning my own restaurant, and from there, the dream grew into something far greater than I could have imagined.

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Massimo Bottura

The Tortellini Sessions

Inspirations from my visit with Massimo Bottura To say I’m a Massimo Bottura fan is like saying I like food. It doesn’t even begin to …

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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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STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE
Forage veldskoen

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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BUILDING KLEIN JAN

The people who helped me bring Klein JAN to life Had it not been for Nicky and Jonathan Oppenheimer’s belief in my dream to create …

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HOW HEALTHY IS SOUTH AFRICA’S FOOD ECONOMY?

A conversation with Dawie Maree  Head of Agriculture Information and Marketing at FNB South Africa To say that these are difficult times for the food …

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THE ART OF INVESTING IN ART

AN EXPERT GUIDE TO NAVIGATING THE WORLD OF ART INVESTMENT Art is one of my greatest passions. When creativity finds its way into an expression …

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MOTHER’S CALLING

A conversation with Hessie van der Westhuizen By Hanfred Rauch Having worked with South Africa’s first Michelin-star chef since shortly after he got this prestigious …

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VIDEO STORIES

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