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

La Motte: An Autumn Menu of Many Plates

The Autumn menu at Pierneef à La Motte seduces with its simplicity and seasonal inspiration. Executive Chef Eric Bulpitt at the helm of the kitchen has taken the food in a new direction, and it's all good. Better than, in fact - it's brilliant. I've eaten there a few times...

Mushroom Pasta with Cream, Garlic and Parmesan

Mushrooms, pasta, cream, garlic and Parmesan - a dream team for a winning meal. My advice would be to use fresh portabellini or field mushrooms if you can't find really, really good quality dried porcini at a decent deli. PLEASE do not buy the dried porcini sold at supermarkets,...

Red Wine Rendezvous at Bistro Sixteen82

It's winter, aka red wine season in Cape Town. In order to celebrate this momentous time properly, head to Steenberg's Bistro Sixteen82 for the first of three Red Wine Rendezvous on Thursday, 30 May 2019. Chef Kerry Kilpin will serve a hearty 3-course dinner to be savoured with a variety...

Leopard’s Leap Wine Launches De-Alcoholised Natura

'Proper wine', but with no alcohol in it. Impossible, right? Hold your horses there, buddy, and read this: Leopard's Leap is adding quality to life with Natura De-alcoholised is changing the game. Added bonus: it contains a tenth of the calories of real wine, and it's vegan! In line with the...

Constantia Glen – A Timeless Vision

Constantia Glen - A timeless vision This beautiful book chronicles the evocative journey, spanning over 140 years, of Constantia Glen, a jewel in the crown of South Africa’s oldest wine region. Constantia Glen – A timeless vision captures the life and times of this boutique wine estate through its turbulent early...

La Colombe Winter Lunch Special

One of the big benefits of winter in Cape Town are the fantastic - and affordable - winter special menus at many top flight restaurants. If La Colombe is out of your price range most of the year, now's the time to put on your fancy pants and head...

Truffle Extravaganza! Dinner at Joostenberg Bistro

Joostenberg Bistro, Joostenberg Wine Estate, Woodford Truffles and Great Domaines would like you to join them on Friday 24th May for a feast of black truffles and fine wines. The dinner will take place at Joostenberg Bistro, and will begin at 7pm sharp, with truffled canapés and aperitif, before sitting down...

Comfort Food on Constantia Glen’s Winter Menu

Constantia Glen kick-starts winter with a delicious menu of comfort food! Winter will be a hearty one at Constantia Glen with a selection of delicious homemade soups and more substantial dishes to tuck into at their tasting room. Available as single servings or as a trio of smaller portions, visitors can...

Den Anker Perfect Pairing Winter Special a Steal at R125

Den Anker is one of my top recommendations for the full deal when dining out in the Mother City. Put a visit to Den Anker on your Must Do list now! You'll have superb food, staggering views of Table Mountain across the yacht basin, 5-star service, a big choice...

Hotel Verde: The Greenest Hotel in Africa

Where would you expect to find the greenest hotel in Africa? Airport Industria, Cape Town, seems the most unlikely place, but yep, there it is. More than a hotel, Hotel Verde is a haven, and what most hotels aspire to when they grow up. I was invited on a media...