I did an interview talking about my take on traditional food and ways to enjoy Championship Boerewors…..
Check out the interview and also find out how you could win yourself braai prizes worth R500 courtesy […]
At times some of the readers ask me to recommend wines for aspiring wine drinkers…..
I got to try out the newly released vintage Durbanville Hills Merlot Rosé and really enjoyed it. It is easy to drink, […]
I decided to make a luxurious mushroom soup for dinner last night with earthy, flavour packed Nouvelle Exotic Mushrooms. Since these mushrooms are rather special, using homemade chicken stock in this recipe is a must*. The majority of the sauteed mushrooms are blended with the addition of homemade flavourful stock and cream. When serving, I…[Read more]
As it is heritage month, why not celebrate a product that is proudly South African? Local company, Natural Balance, have been making waves internationally with the revolutionary Wonderbag, which is made […]
We’re in for some cold and wet weather in Cape Town for the next couple of days and I’ve got just the dish to keep you snug as a bug. My smoky pork, bean and vegetable cassoulet. I use smoked pork rashers, they […]
I developed, styled and photographed a series of recipes for ZZ2′s speciality tomatoes some time ago for their #ZZ2LittleRascals campaign. These recipes were utilized in recipe leaflets and shared on ZZ2 social […]
Ever heard someone say “uhamba kukubona? (when you go out there you see things you wouldn’t normally see)….
Right now I am referring to seeing what I grew up calling “isipekre sehagu” (pork spek) on a […]
“We make our food with the best meat and the most aMAIZEing mielies.”
Woza restaurant, a traditional food restaurant conveniently situated on the corner of Burg and Church streets prides itself in sourcing the […]
Its the third week of throwbacks. Were are paying homage to iconic brands and products ….If you missed the first two check them out here and here. Smarties - This one is for my cousin, Sis Mmampho. She […]
Hey guys! It’s my birthday today! If you’ve been following the blog since the beginning (2011) you’ll know I always post something on my birthday. This time around I thought I would also share a nice […]
Gautengers are in for a treat this week and I for one am jealous!
Gauteng tourism is bringing the ‘Gauteng Taste of Africa Dining Experience’ to the 10th Tops at Spar Soweto Wine & Lifestyle Festival. […]
Last year, at the Food and Wine show, I bumped into a friend of mine, Olivia. She was like “Hey! Go and taste some cocktails at the Sedgwick’s stand!” while waving a pack with a 750ml bottle and two branded […]
In need of an easy one pot wonder that is done within 25 minutes? I have just the thing. Smoked haddock, wilted baby spinach, mini asparagus spears (or whatever you can get – tenderstem broccoli or fine […]
I’m all about simple suppers and this Chinese-style stir fry is so incredibly easy. It only takes 15 minutes *happy dance*! The combination of beef, exotic mushrooms and a sweet salty dark sauce is an absolute winner. With the addition of crunchy greens like tenderstem broccoli, mangetout and baby pak choy – you have one awesome meal. The perfect…[Read more]
In July we eagerly watched the lively Hayden Quinn grace our screens as he explored Cape Town cooking on top of Table Mountain, tasting as well as participating in the preparation of one of South Africa’s […]
Flee, a die-hard reader of this blog keeps saying all the interesting foodie events happen in Cape Town. Well, here’s an interesting food and wine experience for Joburgers to delight in….
Nederburg is teaming […]
Mlandeli, an avid follower of the blog based in the Eastern Cape sent us his recipe for Lamb and Mushroom Kebab. He says he likes to prepare it for breakfast when he is in a good mood. Hope you get to […]
Synonymous with the production of benchmark Méthode Cap Classiques, Krone has launched the Krone Night Nectar 2011 Demi-sec Cap Classique…..I had the pleasure of trying it out and thought it is something […]
We live in an age of #Throwbacks and therefore I thought I would put my own spin to it and do throwbacks of the food items we grew up on. We never realize the importance of brands and for me it has taken working in food manufacturing to appreciate and respect products that have been there for a long time. Companies launch new products…[Read more]
One of my objectives for this blog is to showcase young people who are doing amazing things in our country and also let their stories encourage others. I meet a lot of young people who have given up on life […]