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

Steenberg Ruby Rosè Frosé Recipe, Cheese & Wine

I'm rather partial to rosé myself, and Steenberg is a big favourite of mine. It goes beautiful with summery food, smoked trout or salmon, oysters, barbecued prawns, Thai food and even sushi. Always keep some at hand in the fridge, is my hot summer tip to you. From the tasting...

Delheim Fynbos Conservation

Delheim Wine Estate lies across a 2 km stretch of Simonsberg. In the 1970's, land not under vineyard cultivation was heavily planted with what would become the largest private pine plantation in the Western Cape. 150 hectares of the pine plantation were destroyed by fire in 2000. The pine...

Marbrin Boutique Olive Farm: Award-winning Olive Oil

Marbrin is a small family-run boutique olive farm nestled in the renowned Robertson Breede River Valley surrounded by the Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountains. They extract extra-virgin olive oil and process their own unique range of table olives and tapenade. No surprise, then, that one of South Africa's top supermarket chains...

Peregrine Limited Edition Tea Menu for Elgin Open Gardens

Elgin Valley’s famous Peregrine Farm Stall welcomes vegan and plant-based eaters with its brand new Spring Menu. To celebrate Spring and the annual Elgin Open Gardens, Peregrine Farm has also created a menu with a special twist to its usual tea-time treats. Now offering a beautiful range of high quality...

Rijstafel Feast with Peter Veldsman at Karoo Art Hotel

South African culinary icon, food writer and chef Peter Veldsman is hosting an epic 62-course Indonesian Rijstafel feast at Karoo Art Hotel in Barrydale on Friday 3rd November. Tickets are selling fast at R850 pp (excluding wine) so book your place quick-sticks through reservations@karooarthotel.co.za. Only 30 places are available...

Finest Cape Food and Wine: Foodbarn Chef’s Table

Chef Franck Dangereux was probably born famous, and hasn't stopped since. His legendary Chef's Table at Foodbarn in Noordhoek is one of the most sought-after food and wine pairings in the Cape and having had the pleasure once, I can but dream of a repeat experience. This is an epicurean...

Top Shelf Shuck: Grande Provence Oysters and MCC Experience

The mere thought of oysters and champagne sets my mind a-fizz. Add a beautiful location and serene country setting, and I'm all in. Happy to share news we can all use: not only does Grande Provence have an oyster bar, it is offering the ultimate taste experience of Méthode...

Constantia Glen Chocolate and Wine Pairing

Many say that wine and chocolate pairings can’t be done. This is mainly due to the fact that both wine and chocolate carry their own inherent intensities - which could cause a powerplay on the palate, leading to an amalgamation of flavours that either overwhelm or neutralise each other....

Smart New Look and Menu at SALT

SALT at Paul Cluver Wine Estate has undergone a major revamp and is ready to welcome visitors this summer. Open since December 2017, the restaurant is the brainchild of renowned chefs Craig Cormack and Beau du Toit, with chef Mechelle Spann at the helm. This collaboration in the Elgin Valley...

Constantia Glen Fires up with Flammkuchen and Wine

Classic topped with Alpen Speck, leeks, red onions & chives Ever had Flammkuchen? Think thin, crisp, German pizza, and you're almost there. If you want to try the real thing, head over to Constantia for the ultimate wine tasting experience from the wood-fired oven at Constantia Glen. A South German or...