Crazy ways to eat Hot Cross Buns

What’s not to love about hot cross buns smothered in butter or apricot jam? A perennial South African favourite, the hot cross bun needs little introduction. However, modern and more adventurous [...]

The Origins of Hot Cross Buns

Toasted, buttered or enjoyed cold – no one can deny that hot cross buns are as popular and as tasty as ever. While there are many theories about their origin, the prevailing school of [...]

From Humble Beginnings

From humble beginnings, come great things. From a single fruit and vegetables store to the largest privately owned independent food retail group in Africa, Food Lover’s Market this year [...]

Cake Giveaway for FLM 25th Birthday!

Your 25th Birthday Cake is on Us! We want to celebrate our 25th birthday with you! So, if you are celebrating your birthday with us on the 28th of February, you get a free slice of birthday cake [...]

How do you eat your Hot Cross Buns?

Nothing signals chocolate bunnies, pickled fish and all things Easter like the appearance of Hot Cross Buns in our stores. This year, Food Lover’s Market is delighted to bring you five delicious [...]

Super into Sexy Superfoods?

Dating a super person with a super healthy lifestyle? They likely love the outdoors and rise fresh and early in the morning.  Instead of cooking her/him up a big breakfast in bed, prepare these [...]

A Banting Vamping Valentines

Thinking about your own, or your partner’s banting diet when preparing your special dinner date? We are sure that is going to bring in the brownie points – a banting brownie of [...]

Vivacious Vegan Valentines

What could be more impressing that cooking a meal, out of your comfort zone that locks in directly with your valentine’s values? Cooking a vegan or vegetarian meal might sound daunting but it’s [...]

Valentines with Friends

Having people over can always be a little daunting. So make it easy on yourself with something easy to cook, and something liked by most. It’s great to enjoy a platter with food you can enjoy [...]

Valentine’s Day on a Budget

Has your Valentine got expensive taste, but you haven’t recovered from Januworry? Here are some recipes to that look fabulous, but don’t have the price tag to match. Don’t forget to pick up [...]

Valentine’s Day with Family

Maybe you don’t have a Valentine, but Valentines. Wait wait, we mean mini-valentines! Maybe you or your Valentine has a family that are also part of the celebration on love. Here is a great [...]

How did Spanspek get its name?

Ask someone if they know what a cantaloupe is. Go on, ask. You will quickly find out that Spanspek is rarely known by its international name. The spanspek, as known as a sweet melon, cantaloupe [...]

7 Food trends for 2018

The food trends for 2018 have been released and we want to share them with you. Food trend predictions aren’t the popular food fads that we see rise to popularity and Instagram notoriety during [...]

We’ve been voted the best!

It’s Christmas time and time to enjoy our festive favourites and what better place to do so than at Food Lover’s Market! Each festive season, The FAIRLADY test house tries out Christmas products [...]

Saving Water by Avoiding Food Waste

Food Lover’s Market is working to not only reduce our footprint in our stores and offices but also to help spread the City’s message through all of our channels, to help get everyone on board to [...]