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Celebrating life with food, wine, friends & happiness! Writer, cook and blogger. Author of four cookbooks. Passionately South African, proudly Capetonian.

3-Course Chardonnay Brunch at Jordan Estate

Any civilised being knows that brunch is by far the best meal of the day, since it's like breakfast, but with alcohol added. 15/10 a grown-up affair, but not so much you can't have all your favourite foods included! Jordan Wine Estate always hosts the most splendid food and wine...

Bashew’s Brings back Joe Barber!

Bashew’s salutes two decades of laughter with Joe Barber!  Bashew’s, the Cape’s iconic and cherished soft drink dating back to 1899, is paying tribute to one of South Africa’s most popular comedy shows, Joe Barber. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of this popular comedy series with three shows in Cape Town in...

Elgin Winter Festival Has It All

More good news from the Elgin Valley: a winter festival! Elgin Grabouw Tourism sent me the following information: 'There’s something quite magical and authentic about winter in Elgin. The chill brings with it a unique beauty of its own. Crisp mornings start the day with a heavy mist sunken within...

La Motte Vintage Red Wines and Venison Dinner

News from La Motte: 'At La Motte we are all about seasonality and in winter we celebrate the Cape tradition of well-matured red wine and venison. Join us for a four-course dinner of venison dishes by Chef Eric Bulpitt, beautifully paired with exclusive older vintages from the Rupert Vinoteque on...

SALT at Paul Cluver’s Winter Menu

I've been cheating on the Cape Winelands with Elgin Valley for a while now. It's a big love affair and although I want to share the good news from Elgin with you, I also kinda want to keep it just to myself, so that it doesn't become another overcrowded...

Pasta Master Giorgio Nava Serves Pasta Ripiena

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4_c2EsvF2U I've never been particularly partial to pasta, even when living in Italy. I could just never see the point and don't ever order it in a restaurant, preferring my own concoctions at home, which generally ain't too bad. (South African restaurants tend to maul pasta to a mush that's...

The Chocolate Festival is back!

One of my favourite sayings is: 'Save earth, it's the only planet with chocolate.' In our house, the chocolate festival never really goes away, and I've devised all sorts of cunning ways to hide my favourite chocs from the other choc monsters in the family. I always lose but...

Dress to Impress at the Bastille Festival

It's the annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival this weekend, and the perfect excuse to dress up in your finest French attire as you join in the festivities of celebrating Franschhoek’s French heritage. The historic Franschhoek Huguenot Monument is the place to be for this two-day event, which takes place over...

Grand Provence Celebrating Women’s Month

Grande Provence celebrating women this August with phenomenal events! Grande Provence is embracing women throughout August with a host of unforgettable events and special offers in honour of all sisters, mothers, wives and daughters. To get the celebrations rolling, round up your best friends for an afternoon of Bubbles &...

La Colombe Winter Lunch and News!

Do you remember when you were a child, waking up after you'd been to the circus the night before and pinching yourself the morning after to remind yourself that you're back in reality after the most wondrous experience? Well. Today I felt like that, except that a visit to...