It’s time to revise those pickup skills and sharpen cupid’s arrow because this week is all about love on Expresso! From romantic meals to dating apps to creating the perfect proposal – we want you to be the best Valentine you can be. If you’re a student on a budget but your cooking skills extend to making toasted sarmies with a clothes iron, don’t miss our dorm room cooking hacks and never go hungry again. We celebrate Elana Afrika’s baby bump as we explore all things maternity, from gadgets to cravings to the latest fashion. Get your fix of the top trends from around the globe with our social and viral media report.
Tuesday 10 February
For those with a flair for romance – Join us tomorrow as we go behind the scenes capturing the best wedding proposals in SA with a hidden camera – find out how the Casanovas do it. Award winning food-writer, critic and recipe author, Abigail Donnelly cooks up a storm live in studio. The 2015 Grammy Awards held this weekend was a showcase of the cream of the music crop. Find out who had their praises sung and who left on a low note at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. If you know a guy or are a guy who likes to stay ahead of the trends then get all the latest from this year’s Menswear Fashion Week with our Runway Report.
Wednesday 11 February
For those who enjoy mobile gaming, the possibilities are endless. But with so much to choose from, how does one decide? Don’t miss 2015’s hottest mobile games review. Undoubtedly one of the cutest pets in the world is a kitten – just ask the internet. Don’t miss our top cat care tips and tricks so your furry feline never stops purring. Have you sent us your five favourite ingredients? Every Wednesday two chefs go head to head to prepare recipes with 5 ingredients suggested by one of our viewers, so log onto our Facebook page and share your ideas! Don’t miss your weekly insight into the world of gaming as our Tech Guru reviews the latest games.
Thursday 12 February
Dreaming of becoming a world-famous DJ? Now’s your chance! DJ Dean Fuel will be hitting the decks at our Expresso studio with tips on how to be a dance floor master. Experience the rewarding joy of growing your own food with Observatory Junior School. They highlight the importance of teaching the youth how to grow an edible garden, because as Lester Brown said “We have not inherited the earth from our fathers, we are borrowing it from our children”. Do you have any culinary questions for our chefs? Need some advice on how to perfect a recipe? Want to impress the in laws? Gives us a call every Thursday and we’ll help you out! If you enjoy getting hot under the collar, don’t miss our review of the highly anticipated cinematic release of Fifty Shades of Grey the movie.
Friday 13 February
As Valentine’s Day draws closer, finding and keeping your perfect match can be tricky! Get the inside scoop on apps to make it easier, from dating apps to baking apps. Anyone will tell you that Valentine’s Day is all about the perfect sumptuous meal to get the senses tingling. Don’t miss our top Valentine’s Dish ideas to treat that special someone. This morning we kick off series of sport profiles, dubbed Remember the Name, and we aim to introduce you to SA’s up and coming youth sport stars across all fields, stay tuned and in the know with Expresso.
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