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

Spier Wine Farm: Food Garden to Boost Community Food Security

Some feel-good news! A produce garden took root at Spier Wine Farm to boost community food security during the lockdown and beyond. In partnership with the Sustainability Institute, 13 members of the local community were recruited to speed up food production at Spier and to learn how to grow their own...

How To cook a Perfect Steak At Home: Hussar Grill

Yes, yes, we know restaurants are closed during lockdown. Doesn't stop you from cooking the perfect steak at home, does it now? I got some mouth-watering tips and photos from Hussar Grill this week, and man, I nearly ate my phone. I LOVE that place. Menu is bit retro, but everything...

Hope Distillery’s Quarantini

If you're lucky enough to have some gin left during these last dread days of lockdown Level 5 (come on, we know you've been making gin in your bathtub), then this recipe will gladden your heart! PS: it's good anytime of the year, inside or outside of lockdown. Shaken...

Water Scarcity the Next Big Concern in RSA

Water scarcity is the next big threat we face in the coming months as the Coronavirus pandemic spreads, and there is a wide gap between ‘first’ and ‘third’ worlds. Not having access to water to frequently wash hands, could mean the difference between life or death for some.“After a...

TOKARA Rare Plant Fair and Open Garden

TOKARA Rare Plant Fair and Autumn Open Garden 2020 Experience TOKARA in all its autumn splendour when this acclaimed Stellenbosch family wine and olive estate opens its extensive farm garden to the public for the annual Rare Plant Fair on Saturday, 18 April 2020. Meander through tranquil walks dotted with sculptures...

SA Cocktail Festival Street Party!

It's a party! In the streets! With drinks! Book sommer now. SA Cocktail Festival 2020 – bigger and better! Do you prefer a negroni? Or a Mai Tai? Do you enjoy a Cosmopolitan or do you love a classic martini – shaken not stirred? SA Cocktail Festival has it all, and...

TOKARA: Brand New Olive Oil Collection

TOKARA, one of South Africa’s top producers of extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), has released its world-class oils in a beautifully presented three-in-one collection. Two acclaimed single varietal oils, Frantoio and Mission, as well as the Multi Varietal from the Stellenbosch estate’s verdant olive groves, make up the TOKARA EVOO...

Family Feast! Middelvlei Boerebraai

End of Harvest feasts and festivals are always a highlight in the Cape Winelands. This year, Middelvlei is hosting a special Family Day on Saturday 7 March, with their famous Boerebraai. Designed as a celebration for the whole family, Middelvlei's End of Harvest Family Day feast welcomes all with delicious...

Spice Route Destination Passport to Tasting Heaven!

Now that the weather is milder, why not make the most of it and visit Spice Route for the day? There is just so much to see, do, taste and buy! Why not add a Spice Route Passport/Explorer to your sit-down lunch? This pocket-sized passport is a fun way to...

Hot Cross Bun and Wine Pairing at Stellenbosch Hills

Now this is a pairing I can really erm...sink my teeth into. Hot Cross buns and wine! Stellenbosch Hills spreads April cheer with Hot Cross Bun & Wine Pairing with variations of a seasonal favourite, to be served with winery stars. Yes, it's only in April, but we like to...