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

Creamy Smoked Chicken and Chive Pasta

This. THIS. On a cold and drizzly day, this creamy, dreamy, Smoked Chicken & Chive Pasta is literally all I want to cook and eat. Serve with a glass or two of nicely chilled Spier’s new Seaward Chardonnay 2018 for extra bliss. The recipe is designed to serve two, but the quantities...

Steenberg by Night Celebrates Women

Steenberg by Night celebrates women this August with some really fun, interactive workshops. Oh, and there'll be great food and wine too, of course, and a lovely gift bag to take home! The landmark Constantia wine farm of Steenberg celebrates its own rich legacy of formidable women with Steenberg by...

Final Red Wine Rendezvous: Bistro Sixteen82

Join Steenberg’s winter grand finale and tuck into fabulous reds and hearty comfort food at the Red Wine Rendezvous at Bistro Sixteen82 on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. This is the last in a series of four Red Wine Rendezvous featuring a generous 3-course dinner accompanied by a selection of fine...

Bringing Sexy Back with Rooibos Tea

If you stabbed me at any given time of the day or night, I'd probably bleed tea. My favourite beverage by far, there is simply no such thing as 'too much tea' in my book. Over the years, I've happily experimented with infusions, tisanes, green teas, white teas, black teas,...

Mother-Daughter Treat Night at Spier Wine Farm

Celebrate Women’s Day with a rejuvenating mother-daughter getaway to Spier Wine Farm! Spier, the historic Stellenbosch farm, is offering the perfect opportunity for a spot of mother-daughter bonding with an exclusive one-night getaway. Available for the whole month of August, the package includes a mani or pedi at the Spier...

Go Grand with The Greenhouse Cooking Demo and Dinner

Fine-Dining Cooking Demonstration with Head Chef Farrel Hirsch from Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort on Saturday, 24 August and 31 August 2019. The award-winning Greenhouse restaurant - one of the top 10 restaurants in South Africa - will be hosting the second and third of four cooking demonstrations on Saturday, 24...

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...