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

Tastes Like Teen Spirit: Announcing Winner of R150 Velvet Cake Co Voucher!

  THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED! I loved reading all your comments, and look forward to running another competition for you guys VERY SOON! While I wish I could give each and everyone of you a prize, there can only be one winner, and that is...... Faatimah Falal!  Runner up, with a...

Get Next to Nature with Waterkloof Estate Guided Tours

Waterkloof Wine Estate is justifiably famous for its eco-aware ethos, wines and cuisine. Visitors to the estate are now offered a fantastic opportunity to get next to Nature with the Circle of Life Guided Tours. “Circle of Life” is a core principle of Waterkloof’s farming and winemaking philosophy, evident everywhere...

Liquid Gold: Tokara Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Would you ever combine olive oil with chocolate, salted caramel and ice cream? Tokara Wine Estate executive chef Richard Carsten does, and it is sublime. At a media event this past week, we were treated to a tasting of the estate's extra virgin olive oils and wines, along with chef...

Salted Caramel Apple Tart

This is really Tarte Tatin in a different guise. Because what's better than upside-down caramelised apple tart? Upside-down salted caramel apple tart, that's what. It couldn't be easier, and you can make it with pears and nectarines too, as long as you choose nice firm, slightly underripe ones. The real name...

Wild and Wonderful, West Coast Getaway Break

Is winter giving you cabin fever? Head for the hills, then. Head for the plains, or even the sea! Head for the wild and wonderful West Coast, in other words, where you'll find plenty of this and more. The newly rebuilt N7 is a joy to drive, and once...

Afternoon Tea: Table Bay Hotel is Tops

Afternoon Tea, Cream Tea, High Tea or plain old koek en tee - call it what you want, just have it often. Cake and tea are not mere indulgences, I feel, but necessities to comfort us through this rough old ride called life. My motto? Must. Have. Cake. Every once in a...

Bot River Goes Big: Spring Festival 2-4 September

Go ahead, mark the date: 2-4 September is the annual Bot River Spring Festival and you don't want to miss it. All that fresh air, food and wine, yours to enjoy! 'Bot Rivier?', I hear you ask, 'Now where is that exactly?' Well, for starters, it's 'where real people make real...

Uptown Chic at Cape Town’s Capital Mirage Hotel

Visiting Cape Town? Stay in De Waterkant at Capital Mirage. Luxe accommodation, hip decor; free parking and wifi. Special rates apply until September. And there's a Sky Bar... Even if you live in Cape Town, why not book a room for a night? WHY NOT INDEED. (See last paragraph for special offer rates;...

Superfoods, Super Good: Wellness Warehouse New Winter Menu

If Cilma Pretorius' radiant complexion and sparkling eyes are anything to go by, you should be eating at Wellness Warehouse every day of your life. Why? Because this effervescent Group Food Operations Manager is the superbrain behind the new Winter Menu that kicked off on the 6th of July....

Let’s Do Lunch: Hot Specials at The New Look President Hotel

Don't you just love saying 'I'm off to The President for lunch, darling'? Well I do, it makes me feel all chic and swanky. Chic and swanky indeed is the new-look President Hotel in Sea Point, since it underwent a major make-over under its new independent ownership. Once the flagship hotel...