Recipes for Love and Murder(TV show/series, 2022-)

1h per episode | Genres: Mystery, Crime, Drama

Scripted Reality in 1 season with 10 episodes

Recipes for Love and MurderRating: 3.1/5 (with 4 votes)
Recipes for Love and Murder is a South African dark comedy mystery television series based on the Tannie Maria Mystery novels by Sally Andrew. The first two episodes screened at the 72nd Berlinale Series Market. Season 1 began airing on 20 March 2022 on M-Net. Distributed by MultiChoice and Global Screen, and was released internationally on Acorn TV on 5 September. In November 2023, Acorn TV announced that Season 2 would begin filming in 2024. ()
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About Recipes for Love and Murder

Tannie Maria sees food as "medicine for the body and heart". She envies romance as much as she enjoys cooking and eating. But it's death that shakes up Tannie Maria's life, when one of the correspondents to her column is brutally murdered.

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Recipes for Love and Murder Seasons and Episodes

03/20/2022Season 1 - 10 episodes
#1 | 03/20/2022Bereft Woman
Tannie Maria Purvis has just lost her job as recipe-writer for the local paper so turns her talents to the advice column instead. One of the first letters leads her to an abused woman whose life may be in danger.
#2 | 03/29/2022Sex Cake
Tannie Maria has grave doubts about the police's investigation, but is distracted by a lovelorn farmer who needs a little sweetness in his life. Jessie's drive for investigative journalism lands her and Maria in the middle of a shootout.
#3 | 04/05/2022Do You Lick Everything?
Tannie and Jessie have some awkward questions to answer at the police station after another murder. Jessie's mother has a mystery at work that needs solving.
#4 | 04/12/2022Operation Vetkoek
The community says goodbye to Lawrence and Martine's cousin arrives to take charge of her funeral. Maria and Jessie attempt to interview a befuddled Dirk and Maria uses mince to solve a teenage identity crisis.
#5 | 04/20/2022A Shoe Murder
Tannie Maria and Jessie take their shoes off before they sneak into a house. Later She comes home and finds her missing shoes sitting on her front porch cut in half as a warning. She reports her murdered shoes to detective Khaya.
#6 | 04/26/2022Breakfast for Dinner
Dirk and Anna drive the police to distraction. The town attends Martine's funeral but then there's a near death at the reception. Khaya and Maria share their suspicions.
#7 | 05/04/2022Enough Sweet Potatoes
Hattie fights off an attempt at censorship by the town council. The sinister messages from Scotland continue to plague Maria, while she tries to resolve a family feud.
#8 | 05/11/2022Pomegranate Juice and Vodka
The relentless attention from Scotland is starting to get to Maria, while she tries to help a woman in danger of losing her faith. Jessie's life is put in real danger.
#9 | 05/16/2022Scrambled Eggs
A frantic search is on for Jessie. Revelations start to make sense of the mystery of Martine's death, as well as Maria's past.
#10 | 05/23/2022I Only Wanted Advice, Tannie
A terrified Maria flees into the bush just as the police arrive. The search for Jessie continues into the night and the entire community rallies. Maria's past catches up to her.

Additional Information

Production country: South Africa
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 6 languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), Hungarian (HU), Burmese (MY), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 03/20/2022
Latest episode released on: 05/23/2022

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WatchPlayStream ID: SHOWS:53508, Added: 04/11/2022, Last updated: 07/14/2024