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

Delheim Goes Cape Malay in May

Some press releases are crammed with so much yumminess, I have to close my laptop and walk around for a bit to calm down before sharing. This one, about Delheim Wine Estate's Cape Malay Lunches in May, is just such a document. Can we say 'Mmmm?' Oh yes, and...

Kick Start Your Weekend! #FridayFIVE@5 at Constantia Glen

Week got you all beat and feeling shabby? Well, here's a jolly, juicy solution: Drink wine at Constantia Glen Wine Estate every Friday evening between between 5 - 8 pm, starting TODAY! Red wine rules at Constantia Glen when #FridayFIVE@5 kicks off the weekend.  Get into the #TGIF zone between 5...

Win With Van Ryn Brandy: Awesome Hamper!

Your day is about to get a lot better. Why? Because we have two/2/twee/mbini/ezimbili/tse pedi of these AWESOME hampers to give away. Look: What's more, both lucky winners will have their gift hamper, valued at R830 each, delivered to their chosen address within the Republic of South Africa. Soooo, what's inside? Each...

Gabriëlskloof: Greet Glorious Autumn with Mediterranean Food

Gabriëlskloof Wine Estate is known for top food, fine wines and grand views. Now on till the end of May is a marvellous menu of Mediterranean specialities. Catch it while it lasts! Picture a sunny hilltop winery surrounded by olive groves, vineyards and wheat fields. This might be magnificent Tuscany...

Nougat & Bubbly Pairings at L’Ormarins: 100% Happiness

This is like the Supermodel of wine pairings, because it's something you WILL get out of bed for : L'Ormarins MCC and nougat pairings, now offered at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate outside Franschhoek. The estate’s three gorgeous L’Ormarins Methodé Cap Classiques (MCC) are each matched with hand-made nougat creating blissful...

Simonsig Demi Sec Kaapse Vonkel: Delectable Decadence

The French have historically done champagne and revolution rather well. While South Africa easily match the former these days, we're still working on getting the latter right. But patience is a virtue, right? In these days of doom and gloom, it brings enormous cheer to the heart to receive an...

Easter Eats: Top Spots for Festive Treats

However you're honouring Easter, most likely your weekend will include festive foodie fun with loved ones. Here are some suggestions for Top Ea(t)ster Treats this weekend: HAVE AN EGG-CEPTIONAL EASTER AT ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN! Whether you’re looking for an indulgent Easter meal or chocolate blowout, One&Only Cape Town has it all...

Cape Town Meets California: The President Hotel Gala Dinner

This Freedom Day, The President is dialing up the heat for Cape Town diners with a big surprise. No, not that president, The President Hotel in Cape Town, with a lavish 6-course fine-dining gastronomic blowout featuring two top chefs: one from The President itself, and one all the way from...

Best Lemon Meringue Pie Ever

  What a happy feeling it is to bake something so delicious. This is Pure Pie Happiness, my friend, with capital letters. My baking motto is: if I can bake this, then so can you. Because I'm not a great baker. And when I find a recipe that turns out such...

It’s Pink! Trout with KWV Rosé Sauce

  What goes together like love and marriage? Trout and rosé, of course! To push out the boat a little for this Valentine's Day, chef Mynhardt Joubert suggests serving his gorgeous creation below with KWV's equally lush Shiraz Rosé. It's a lot easier to make than it looks, so don't...