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{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fair Cape Dairies Valentine’s Desserts

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fair Cape Dairies Valentine’s Desserts

With #Januworry not quite a thing of the past and Valentine’s Day looming around the corner, why not opt for a dine-in meal with your loved one this year? Fair Cape Dairies have you covered with a delicious range of ready-to-eat desserts. I was so […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Oryx Desert Salt: Braai

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Oryx Desert Salt: Braai

They say variety is the spice of life. If that rings true, then the new Oryx Desert Salt: Braai is everything you’ll ever need to turn ordinary meals into exquisite banquet table dishes. Filled with a love story that speaks of confident flavours and fresh […]

About friendship & fine dining: Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort

About friendship & fine dining: Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort

To dine at one of the top-ten restaurants in South Africa has always been a phantasmagorical daydream of mine. Little did I know that I’d soon spend a luxuriously dreamy afternoon indulging at Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenhort with one of my very best friends. It […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE

Like a mythical sea monster of olden days, it rose up from the depths of the cooking pot and consumed me. It was surrounded by steam and oceans of piquant goodness as it filled my senses. My life as I know it would never be […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE} Dubliner Whiskey Caramel

I can’t claim to be a whiskey connoisseur. I can, however, claim to be a very enthusiastic whiskey aficionado. I appreciate and savour any whiskey, whisky, scotch, bourbon, blend or whiskey-based liqueur, each for the very different type of fine spirits they are. There’s just […]

Brass Bell

Brass Bell

When a very dear and close friend wanted to meet up for a long overdue brunch, I was so happy that I could finally pull Brass Bell out of my box of magic tricks. This iconic Kalk Bay institution has literally been on my road […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Sierra Tequila

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Sierra Tequila

When I was a student, way too many moons ago, tequila was your “one-for-the-road” quickie at the bar counter before stumbling home in the early morning hours. It was usually served with a sad slice of lemon, a heap of table salt gobbed onto your […]

Baconville

Baconville

Everyone has their secret indulgence. The one thing you can eat day after day, in all its glorious shapes and forms, and never tire of it. The thing you crave most when you’re happy, when you’re sad, when you’re hungry or when you’re just bored. Some people have […]

The Hub Café

The Hub Café

This little gem on the Scarborough foreshore couldn’t have had a more appropriate name if it tried. The Hub Café is exactly that; a hive of activity, all centred around local produce and delicious plates of food. Throw in some panoramic sea views, a patio full […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Limited Edition Pink Gin Box

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Limited Edition Pink Gin Box

Little girls are made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But statistics show that approximately 19.4 million women aged 15 years and older live at-risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer[1]. The Gin Box contributed to #breastcancerawarenessmonth with their limited edition bright pink gin […]