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

Fruit Pickings, Wine Tasting and Leisurely Lunches at De Krans

Summer brings with it many wonderful things. Long lazy days at the pool, sipping ice cold cocktails, leisurely lunches and of course delectably sweet seasonal fruit. Look no further than De Krans Wines in Calitzdorp – the top TripAdvisor’s destination in Calitzdorp - for two of these summer sensations....

FABERfood – as Mother Nature Intended

At Faber, Avondale, the garden ultimately dictates what’s on the menu. Being both creative and resourceful with Mother Nature’s seasonal bounty is at the heart of everything that chef Dale Stevens and his team strive to achieve at this charming, understated restaurant on the slopes of the Klein Drakenstein...

La Petite Colombe’s Exquisite New Asian-Inspired Menu

Spectacular, ethereal, delicate and complex, the new Asian-inspired menu at La Petite Colombe is a tour de force. Following an inspirational trip to Japan, powerhouse trio John Norris-Rogers, Scot Kirton and James Gaag, the acclaimed chefs of La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek, have launched a new Asian-inspired 10-course set menu. The...

Blend Your Own Wine and Boerebraai at Middelvlei

'Lekker mense, lekker kos, lekker wyn'.  In brief, what you can expect at 3rd generation family-run farm Middelvlei, just outside Stellenbosch. These are folks who've mastered the art of hospitality, with their daily Boerebraai being just the best idea ever. Now you get to blend your own wine...

Spier Vegan Wine A World First!

Great news for vegan drinkers is that you can now get your wine on with a clear conscience: Spier Wines have just received the first vegan wine accreditation in the world! Spier is the first winery in the WORLD to receive Control Union Vegan Standard certification by the accredited certifying body Control Union. Cheers to...

Summer Garden Picnics at Cellars-Hohenort Hotel

  Picnics are great fun, unless you're the one who gets tasked with packing, schlepping the basket to and from the car, to find out the salad dressing has leaked all over the bread, and you forgot to pack a screwdriver. Aaaand clearing up afterwards as well... Well, here's the perfect...

Open Gardens at Cellars-Hohenort for St Luke’s Hospice

Explore the beautifully manicured gardens at The Cellars-Hohenort’s Open Gardens in aid of St. Luke’s Hospice! Open Gardens at The Cellars-Hohenort’s award-winning private gardens is set to take place on the 2nd and 3rd of November 2019 from 10h00 to 16h00. The event hopes to raise awareness of the importance...

Constantia Glen’s New Summer Menu Pleases Vegans

Constantia Glen, the picturesque boutique wine estate, is situated only 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre but feels like a little piece of paradise far, far away. Famous for the stunning views and scenery, gorgeous food and luscious wines, this season Constantia Glen ups its game with...

‘Dit Proe Soos Huis’: Herman Lensing’s New Cookbook

Herman Lensing is the multi-talented young dynamo cum food editor of SARIE magazine who has also gathered a huge following with his TV cookery programmes on VIA channel. His down-to-earth manner, seemingly boundless energy and passion for life, beauty, music and people took a serious knock earlier this year...

Grande Provence: Heritage Spring Menu is a Wow!

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate is embracing its 17th century culinary roots with a new spring-inspired menu brimming with flavoursome delights. All the more reason to visit the Franschhoek Wine Valley, I'd say! Prepared by passionate head chef Marvin Robyn, the new Heritage Spring Tasting Menu is all about fresh,...