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Tokara EVOO Ranks Among World’s Best

In case you don't know what EVOO stands for, it's for extra virgin olive oil. Easy, see? And if you don't know what Tokara's EVOO is all about, well, best you get yourself some and give your tastebuds the ride of their life. Tokara EVOO truly is the nectar...

Beach Pasta: Easy, Cool and Refreshing!

It's summer. It's hot. You're hungry, you don't feel like cooking. The kitchen is your least favourite place on earth. Ta-daaa! Beach Pasta. This recipe is adapted from the original in the classic Pasta Fresca by Viana La Place and Evan Kleinman, and is still one of my go-to favourites for...

Tokara Deli Rocks 2020 with Farm-style Menu and Oyster Bar

The new Head Chef at TOKARA Deli, Chef Stephanie de Wet, has created an irresistible farm-style menu for summer. *OYSTER BAR ALERT, scroll down* Long a favourite with locals and visitors to the Cape, TOKARA Delicatessen is your go-to family summer destination for sensational yet simple food and gorgeous wines. The...

Spier’s New Farm Café

The Spier Farm Café celebrates local food & design with a variety of design and decor elements. In a sense, it feels like coming home. Home is where the hearth is, yes? And there's a lovely open fireplace at one end of the long rectangular dining room of Spier...

Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar Summer Menu

The Terra del Capo Antipasti bar at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate just outside Franschhoek has a laidback, yet sophisticated vibe. The food is served in the generous Italian antipasto manner, with lots of little plates to choose and share. This is a great way to enjoy a leisurely meal...

FABERfood – as Mother Nature Intended

At Faber, Avondale, the garden ultimately dictates what’s on the menu. Being both creative and resourceful with Mother Nature’s seasonal bounty is at the heart of everything that chef Dale Stevens and his team strive to achieve at this charming, understated restaurant on the slopes of the Klein Drakenstein...

La Petite Colombe’s Exquisite New Asian-Inspired Menu

Spectacular, ethereal, delicate and complex, the new Asian-inspired menu at La Petite Colombe is a tour de force. Following an inspirational trip to Japan, powerhouse trio John Norris-Rogers, Scot Kirton and James Gaag, the acclaimed chefs of La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek, have launched a new Asian-inspired 10-course set menu. The...

Summer Garden Picnics at Cellars-Hohenort Hotel

  Picnics are great fun, unless you're the one who gets tasked with packing, schlepping the basket to and from the car, to find out the salad dressing has leaked all over the bread, and you forgot to pack a screwdriver. Aaaand clearing up afterwards as well... Well, here's the perfect...

Constantia Glen’s New Summer Menu Pleases Vegans

Constantia Glen, the picturesque boutique wine estate, is situated only 20 minutes from the Cape Town city centre but feels like a little piece of paradise far, far away. Famous for the stunning views and scenery, gorgeous food and luscious wines, this season Constantia Glen ups its game with...

‘Dit Proe Soos Huis’: Herman Lensing’s New Cookbook

Herman Lensing is the multi-talented young dynamo cum food editor of SARIE magazine who has also gathered a huge following with his TV cookery programmes on VIA channel. His down-to-earth manner, seemingly boundless energy and passion for life, beauty, music and people took a serious knock earlier this year...