Butter & Love
Anna Carolina Alberts invites you into her family’s farm kitchen, a magical place filled with aromas, flavours and stories. Containing more than 80 tried-and-tested recipes, Butter & Love is a tribute to a rich culinary heritage.
A funky, proudly Afrikaans cookbook, (in English) combining accounts of farm life, doilies, koeksisters and other Afrikaans icons. Anna Carolina draws on the myriad influences in South African urban culture to present something uniquely contemporary, celebrating a rich culinary heritage.
About the Author
After completing a chef’s course in Pretoria and an internship under acclaimed chefs Margot Janse and Chris Erasmus in Franschhoek, Anna Carolina headed back home to eMkhondo (Piet Retief), where she ran a successful bistro for two years. During this time she developed a love for blogging and food media, so she packed her bags once more and moved to Cape Town, where she has been cooking and styling food ever since. She is a monthly contributor to Pick n Pay’s Fresh Living magazine and was the food stylist on Neill Anthony – Private Chef (SABC3), Siba’s Table Season 2 (Food Network), Jenny and Reza’s Fabulous Food Academy (Food Network) and Just Cooking (BBC Lifestyle).