Pesto Princess © Pita Pockets
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Perfect Pita Pockets

Hello #LoyalRoyals We’re imagining that you are somewhere far away from the hustle and bustle of life, checking into this digital world only for a bit of foodie inspiration before heading back to the beach or to a blanket under a tree with a good book! Lesley, our CEO, raves about these crowd-pleasing, crowd-feeding pita pockets […]

Pesto Princess © Rainbow Trout
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Relaxed Christmas Braai

Hello #LoyalRoyals This year we encourage you to celebrate the festive season in true South African style around the braai. Out with the snowmen and the reindeer. Christmas in South Africa is all about sun, sunhats, clear skies, braaikole, sandy beach towels and slops. It’s the chance to do less texting and more talking, face-to-face with the special […]

Pesto Princess © Loaded Hummus Wreath
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Loaded Hummus Wreath

Hello #LoyalRoyals This festive season, I’m keeping things simple. Instead of the traditional roast turkey or our much-loved vegetarian Christmas pie, most of our cooking will be done over the braai, with a glass of something cold in hand and my closest family and friends nearby. Presents? There might be a few. But what I really want this […]

Pesto Princess © Potjie Potatoes
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Next Level Potjie Potatoes

Hello #LoyalRoyals We’re gifting you a secret family recipe for the most perfect, golden, crispy potatoes ever… cooked in a potjie! If you’re feeling generous, screenshot this recipe and WhatsApp it immediately to your family group They’re that good. And you won’t be sorry you cooked so many 😉 Serve with our South African-style Christmas feast! Happy, happy […]

Pesto Princess © Savoury Celebration Cake
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Pesto Princess turns 20

Hello #LoyalRoyals Pesto Princess is turning 20 this month! Birthdays have a funny way of making you look back nostalgically over your shoulder at how far you’ve come. When we ponder over the business journey, what makes us most proud? Is it that we’ve grown organically from food market traders to national supermarket and restaurant […]

Pesto Princess © Savoury Celebration Cake
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Savoury Celebration Cake

Hello #LoyalRoyals Hip hip hooray, it’s our 20th birthday! (That rhymes. Ha-ha) I am so grateful that Pesto Princess is thriving, 20 years on. Thank you, from the very bottom of my heart, for your encouragement, your years of support and your caring. In celebration, we have created this masterpiece of a savoury cake. It looks […]