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

Have a Celebration Table at Hartenberg This Summer

Having a celebration? Let Hartenberg Wine Estate host it for you, at one of their just-launched Celebration Tables.  This unique new concept is a tailor-made package to suit your personal party needs, and includes special menu options, wine from the estate and table decorations. Suitable for groups between 10...

Glenwood Shines with 5 Star Wine

Do you like your wine estates small, personal, honest and real? Glenwood is that place. Do you like your wines perfectly balanced, elegant and bold, with a touch of heavenly nectar? Glenwood's are those wines. Small wonder then, that the Glenwood Grand Duc Chardonnay 2013 just got 5 stars in the...

Full Moon Hike at Delvera Wine Estate

Fancy a hike in the full moon? Well, then you're in luck - Delvera Wine Estate announced the start of its Full Moon Hiking Season recently, kicking off this Saturday the 15th of October. Footwear specialist Falke South Africa is teaming up with outdoor adventure experts Dirtopia as the presenting...

Young Fun in Stellenbosch: Tailormade for Teens

Teens' idea of heaven? No-limits wifi. Mom's idea of heaven? No-limits time with her kids, shopping and spa treats. Oh yes, and some cultural adventure too. Great food? Is that even a question? And guess what - Stellenbosch has it all! Stellenbosch PR's recently invited us to draw up our own...

Peri-peri Prawns à la Sonia

I like my seafood simple and prawns are no exception. Peri-peri is one of my favourite ways to cook and eat prawns, and I can vividly recall the very first time I had it, aged 5, on holiday in Durban. The sauce was so violently hot that tears streamed...

Braai4Heritage at Franschhoek Uncorked Festival

Franschhoek flies the flag for local food and wine, so it fits that the 2016 Uncorked Festival falls on Heritage Day.  This coming Saturday and Sunday 24 - 25 September, celebrate heritage in your own way over a glass or two or three of top Franschhoek wine, paired with...

Heritage Day Family Lunch at La Motte

La Motte celebrates Heritage Day with heritage cuisine offering in Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant Food traditions differ among nations and in South Africa with its rainbow culture, the food culture is all but simple. One of the common customs however, is our love for cooking over an open fire...

Constantia Glen Lights the Fire for Heritage Braai

Constantia Glen is preparing the coals this Heritage Day for a sizzling braai platter for two – the perfect reason to head to this picturesque boutique wine estate on Saturday, 24 September. Indulge in a generous braai platter of succulent spitbraai lamb, boerewors, homemade potato salad and braaibroodjies. Ideal for...

Spiced Pumpkin and Date Loaf with Orange Icing

I've been experimenting with traditional pumpkin fritter/pampoenkoekie recipes lately, so I had quite a bit of roast pumpkin left over. Luckily I also had Serena Jacobson's vegetarian cookbook Fields of Flavour handy, so I adapted this cake recipe into a rather yummy loaf using the surplus pumpkin. I love the subtle...

Instant Chai Latte Mix

Spiced tea, or as we call it 'chai', has become a hugely popular drink. Sold in powdered, teabag or loose leaf form, it can be enjoyed hot or cold. Actually, the word 'chai' simply means 'tea' in India, and what we're really talking about is masala chai, or spiced tea. It's...