{product} Reinventing the mixed drink with Double Dutch premium mixers

With a healthy stock of Double Dutch premium mixers in my cupboard, I can create beautiful mixed drinks in an instant.  Channeling your inner mixologist in the comfort of your own home, these mixers are a must for any occasion or season. Introduction Double Dutch produces great tasting, natural mixers for a new generation of…

{product} Meaty treats straight to your door with Richard Bosman app

One good thing borne from lock-down restrictions, is the innovative responses from our favourite food suppliers to deliver. Finally I can get all my meaty treats delivered to my door with the new Richard Bosman online store and app. Introduction We all know how I feel about the simple pleasures in life. One of those…

{wine} Draw inspiration from Flagstone Wines’ Writer’s Block Pinotage 2018

Flagstone Wines simply lets the creativity flow and awakens the wordsmiths within us with their Writer’s Block Pinotage 2018. Introduction As with any of Flagstone’s wines, I was endlessly fascinated by the ink-splattered label, and beautifully apt named bottle. The wordplay intrigued me, as it was clever and innovative. That, and I adore an aromatic…

{collab} Living the Lola Lifestyle

I recently did a gorgeous collab with Lola Lifestyle and More than Food Mag where I got to review some indulgently delicious fashion items. I must insert a little caveat here – I’m not fond of online clothing shopping, purely because it rarely fits the way as shown in the picture, and the sizing is…

{non-alco gin} Drinking consciously with John Ross

Non-alcoholic beverages have never really tickled my fancy before the national lock-down.  John Ross Virgin Distilled Botanicals have opened my mind (and palate) to a much needed addition to our social lives. Introduction The interest in and the move towards non-alcoholic beverages have become a pertinent part of how we choose to socialise recently. The…

{product} Stir! it up: Convenient natural goodness in a box!

The balance between quick convenience and healthy food choices seems like a fine line that we have to tightrope-walk every day. Luckily, Stir! it up has put convenience in a range of little boxes, and also stuffed it full of delicious nutrition! Introduction Working full time and running The Little Hedonist on the side as…

{gin} OPIHR Gin – be seduced by the spices of the Orient

With an eye for pretty things, OPIHR Oriental Spiced Gin was a pure aesthetical journey of the senses as it lay between my hands. To enhance this experience even further, it promised to lead me down the ancient Spice Route as I opened the bottle for my next adventure. Introduction Ever curious about gin, I…

{product} Bee gone, cling wrap! A story wrapped in beeswax

Keen to contribute towards saving our planet, but not sure how to get involved?  Bee Blessed beeswax wraps have revolutionised my kitchen, and joins the quest to ban single-use plastics from our homes. Introduction I love trying out new food products and kitchen gadgets. Especially if they are environmentally friendly or somehow curb the spread…

{product} Kickstart 2020 with smoothie boosters – naturally!

I’m constantly looking for ways to improve my health and well-being, without throwing my life around completely. A great way to bolster your new year’s resolutions, is Natural Herbs & Spices‘ new range of smoothie boosters, naturally! Introduction I drink my fizzy vitamins in the morning, I aim for at least 2 liters of water…

{product} The sexy side of piri-piri: answering the call of PIPER

When you find a brand that’s as feisty and fiery as the person whose hands and mind conceptualised it, you know you’re onto a scorching hot winner. People of the Mother City – be prepared to get your socks blown off with the arrival of PIPER, the Original Gangster of Piri-Piri. You can hear it…