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

AQUASKY: Water From The Air!

AQUASKY® cultivates their water directly from the clear blue sky. Thought that’s impossible? Well, it’s the latest thing in bottled water! This is done by drawing in the air onto chilled coils that then cool and condense the humidity, ultimately forming the crisp yet soft drops that is AQUASKY. Filtering and sterilising...

La Paris Bistro’s Street Food-Style Specials

La vie en rose! Yes, even during yet another lockdown, there’s a silver lining, and La Paris Bistro does its part. Located on La Paris Estate just outside Paarl, it’s a favourite destination for food lovers. Great service, beautiful gardens, amazing food. Visit the Bistro on Friday and Saturday evenings...

Valentine’s Day Celebration Lunch at Jordan Estate

Jordan Estate is making sure your Valentine’s Day will be extra special this year, with two irresistible offerings for lunch on the 14th of February. Valentine’s Day lunch at The Bakery Take a breather and soothe yourself with the fresh Winelands air, and visit Jordan Wine Estate for Valentine’s Day this...

Grace Stevens’ Best Summer Braai Recipes

When it comes to South African food culture, we stand truly united at the Braai. As families in lockdown together, with closed parks and beaches, in summer it’s an even better excuse to get together around the braai. As if you needed any prompting! Cookbook author, culinary creator and celebrity baker...

Dorah Sitole’s Perfect Roast Chicken

African food legend, cook, food editor and writer Dorah Sitole, died recently. Much-loved and treasured, her passing leaves a gap that can never be filled. She said "I believe we are on the cusp of an African food revolution. With this book, I seek to strike a...

Chill with Angostura Summer Cocktails

Yes, maybe not right now, but yes, you will have alcohol again, one day soon. So why not get game ready by saving these lekker classic cocktail recipes? Oh, and when picking up your favourite tipple, remember that essential little bottle of Angostura Bitters, right? No cocktail worth a sip should be served without it. You might be...

Heart-healthy Braai Recipes

CHOCOLATE FONDUEIngredients:1 cup (250 ml) low-fat milk½ x 80 g good quality dark chocolate, broken into pieces2 tsp (10 ml) sugar1 tbsp (15 ml) cornflour1 tbsp (15 ml) cocoa powder¼ tsp (1,2 ml) ground cinnamon or more to taste1 tsp (5 ml) vanilla essence2 small fruit skewers per person,...

My Sweet Life: Faaiza Omar’s Masterclass in Home Baking

Faaiza Omar, a self­taught baker, is passionate about baking all things deliciously sweet. She loves to share, too, so has just published her debut cookbook with recipes for her favourite cakes and bakes. The book is called 'My Sweet Life' and will have you racing into the kitchen to get...

Faaiza Omar’s Chocolate Honey Cake

Chocolate Honey Cake Serves: 12 Time: 2 Hours + Overnight This chocolate-honey cake is one of the most popular cakes in Russia, comprising 12 beautiful layers of chocolate-honey biscuits sandwiched with chocolate cream. It’s definitely one to make if you’re looking to impress your loved ones and it’s bound to become a...

Musgrave Pot-still Copper Brandy Wows Platter Judges

Musgrave Crafted Spirits, famous for their craft gins, are now reaching new heights with two new luxurious pot-still brandy infusions that have caught the attention of the 2021 Platter’s Wine Guide judges.The Musgrave Copper Vanilla has been awarded 4 stars and the Black Honey 4 ½ stars. This ingenious flavour...