Mission Lockdown Recipes: Peppermint Crisp Tart

Catherine White whips up a sweet treat

Are you feeling stranded at home during lockdown? Do you have access to cream, tinned caramel, tennis biscuits and peppermint crisp? Make it your mission to try out this easy recipe. If I can do it, you can too!


Portrait of place – Hand Made Coffees

A portrait of Hand Made Coffees, a popular hang out for students and coffee lovers in Grahamstown. Handmade Coffees stems from a boutique micro-roastery situated at the mouth of the Keiskamma River in the Eastern Cape. They emphasise and prioritise freshness above all. The café offers a wide variety of coffee for caffeine lovers and warm beverages for those who prefer their warm drinks without caffeine.

Production by Luvo Mnyobe


Portrait of a place – SB Hair and Nails Salon

Good quality hair styles and professional manicures awaits Sbotsi’s clients, along with her colourful and warm personality. SB Hair and Nails Salon, situated at 38 New Street in Makhanda, provides comfort, relaxation and beautification.

Production by Monique January


Portrait of place – Tithes & Offerings

Meet Wynona Mutisi, a multidisciplinary artist and student at the University currently known as Rhodes (UCKAR). She takes us on a tour of one of her many disciplines – printmaking. By blending paints and block printing she enjoys the thrill of anticipating the result? She simply does art because it is what she has to offer. The magic is in witnessing the process.

Production by Leago Mamabolo


Portrait of Place – Red Café

We visit The Red Café in High Street, Grahamstown \ Mahkanda to feel the atmosphere of this friendly and popular little café. Owner Louis talks about their menu and what makes Red Café one of the most charming establishments in town. The discusses the issues that a small business owner has to go through in order to keep running.

Production by Michael Taylor