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

How To Make Cape Seed Loaf – a classic spoon bread recipe

I love my oven. I love the way food is transformed in it - you turn on the heat, put in some raw ingredients, wait a bit and behold! Out comes edible magic. Since I'm not very good at baking cakes, I tend to use my oven more frequently...

Easy, Simple and Delicious Cookbook

  My cookbook Easy, Simple and Delicious, published in 2010 by Random House Struik. Available in Afrikaans as Vars, Vinnig, Maklik. With many vegetarian recipes, it's divided into four chapters  - Fresh - detox and recharge with easy recipes for everyday vitality. Raw juices; crisp seasonal salads; minty lemon and chilli-grilled halloumi; glorious...

Relish – easy sauces, seasonings and condiments to make at home

This is my third book, published by Random House Struik in 2011. The 11 chapters cover everything from seasoned salt, rubs, marinades, spices blends and pastes, pickles and preserves, pasta sauces,infused oils and vinegars, home-made dairy products and more. If you're the kind of cook that likes having a larder...