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Get inside these inspired kitchens



The days are getting shorter and the evenings a little chillier, which is why the kitchen is the perfect place to start spending a bit more time. But we're not talking about average, ho-hum kitchens; rather we take a look at inspired and new ideas that will make you want to move into the kitchen permanently this season.

Here are four highlights to look out for in #HLKitchens, on shelves from 21 March!

1. A place to gather with friends

Charlotte and Maurits' gorgeous kitchen is just one reason their small Tamboerskloof home is our Style Snoop. 'Home is our favourite place to be,' says Charlotte. Find their story on page 28 of HL April 2016.


Read their 8 renovator insider tips


2. #HLMakeover a la pokey kitchen

Love the idea of your kitchen being the heart of the home, but need to update it first? We have an inspiring before and after story for you on page 36.


Get more kitchen reno ideas


3. Four homes with kitchen finesse

From the home of a Joburg epicure and a design-savvy art director to a kitchen in Cape Town that brings old-world elegance to meet smart design, you'll just love getting a peek inside the houses on pages 40 to 75.

4. A trio of tea recipes

The wonderful Dirk Gieselmann, executive chef at Four Seasons Hotel in the Westcliff in Joburg, offers up three mouthwatering recipes involving tea in three ingenious ways on page 96.


See a fourth tea-inspired recipe from Dirk


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