{connect} Festive fruit cake with SA Olive EVOO

As with most things in life, there’s a team pro-fruit cake and a team anti-fruit cake. When this time of the year rolls around, I want to eat fruit cake morning, noon and night! This is my best one yet – made with SA Olive extra virgin olive oil for the most indulgent version of…

{wine} Bag or bottle – Zandvliet’s Cape Blends are your Best Friends

It’s no secret that I’m a serious advocate and ambassador for great wine in a box. Some moments in life simply need less thinking and more enjoying. With their passionate wine-making philosophy of creating, enjoying and sharing,  Zandvliet Wine Estate boxed up their My Best Friend Cape Blends, and I’ll assure you it will be…

{news} Food Lover’s Market welcomes the Fontignac Glassware Collection

Food Lover’s Market is happy to welcome the Fontignac Glassware Collection! This range of high-quality crystalline Fontignac glassware is available at their stores, nationwide. Food Lover’s Market recently launched a new in-store rewards campaign – The Fontignac Glassware Collection. Fontignac is a French culinary brand that offers timeless glassware items and ensures the ultimate taste…

{connect} On the go: raw veggie rainbow wraps with ZZ2 Afrikado 

With longer daylight hours, summer is the season of going places and seeing faces! Besides your sunglasses and beach towel, the one thing other you do not want to leave behind, is proper nutrition.  Thank goodness for ZZ2 and their range of Harmony Avs. Even though we are constantly on the go during the festive…

{connect} SA Olive launches a fresh new website

SA Olive, the association representing the interests of the South African olive industry, has just launched its fresh new website and it is full of goodness. From the latest in news and events, to tips and tricks on growing, curing and tasting olives, this site is a hub of information for anyone interested in this burgeoning South…

{news} Durbanville Hills launches lower alcohol wine range

For keeping in trend with the global shift towards a more mindful lifestyle, Durbanville Hills has launched a new light range that is lower in alcohol and calories. The Durbanville Hills Light Chenin Blanc and Shiraz wines are both at 9% alcohol and around 30% lower in calories. Martin Moore, Durbanville Hills’ Cellar Master, says taste is the most important factor…

{news} De Krans Moscato – a refreshing alternative

Moscato, as it is now known, has its roots in the province of Asti in Northwest Italy, where it was already cultivated and made since the 1870’s. In modern times it gained popularity in the USA by means of infiltrating their Hip Hop and Rap culture, and finally also reaching the South African shores for…

{connect} ZZ2 Afrikado blueberry avs smoothie recipe

Literally summer in a glass! With a star-studded line-up of Harmony Avs, blueberries and lemons, this powerhouse smoothie is a seasonal celebration of the pending summer. Filled to the brim with antioxidants, vitamins, monounsaturated fats, fibre and muscle-building proteins, this is a quick meal on the go for those busy days. Filling, deliciously creamy and…

{connect} SA Olive and liquid gold – the rise and rise of EVOO

We’ve all heard about EVOO, and know somewhere in the back of our minds that it has something to do with olive oil. But what do we really know about EVOO, and about the incredible work SA Olive does in promoting this humble little fruit? Introduction By now, everyone’s well aware of my indulgent nature…