{product} Build-a-burger with Naked Leaf vegan patties

I’m always consciously looking for ways to work meat-free meals into our daily lives. With a pack of Naked Leaf vegan patties in your freezer, dinner has never been so delicious, quick, healthy or easy! Introduction The Naked Leaf range was developed because power duo, Cathy and Lance, believe that plant-based meals should not pretend…

{giveaway} “Build a Burger” with Naked Leaf vegan patties!

Naked Leaf vegan patties have taken Cape Town by storm. Launched in February, they are offering restaurants a great solution to awesome vegan food as well as supplying families with nutritious vegan products at home. What is Naked Leaf? The Naked Leaf range was borne from a desire to eat nutritious, plant-based meals that were…

{product review} How Greenfish reeled me in hook, line and sinker

Imagine you could quickly and easily purchase local, sustainably caught and seasonal ocean-fresh fish online, only to have it jumping (almost) straight into your pan. Imagine no more, because Greenfish does exactly that and deliver every time – hook, line and sinker! Introduction I love fish. I’ve always been an ocean child, growing up in…

{product} Samu Chef box: goodness in abundance

Samu Chef is yet another of the wondrous ventures that were borne out of the COVID-19 crisis. It’s a way for small farmers to continue getting their soil-fresh produce to the consumers’ table during a time when the #lockdown restrictions threatened their very livelihoods. Introduction Over the last few months, glued to my social media…

{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…

{news} The genius Gibson’s team sets a Guinness World Record!

Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs at the V&A Waterfront have been announced as the Guinness World Records official title holder for ‘Most Varieties of Milkshakes Commercially Available’. With 207 decadently divine Shakes on offer, Gibson’s no doubt have a Shake to satisfy everyone’s taste buds – a Milkshake Paradise indeed! To read my review on…

{product} From Home Bao’s kitchen to yours: a story about dumplings

I’ve always been intensely fascinated by Asian food. The explosion of colours, the stir-fry of fresh ingredients, the rich, deep flavours.  The attention to detail in every fold and pleat and ribbon.  So, the universe sent Home Bao to my doorstep, with rainbow boxes of dumplings and potstickers! Introduction I’ve been drooling on my keyboard…

{news} Gibson’s: a milkshake and burger gourmet paradise!

Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, culinary crusaders for excellence, excitement and innovation, is once again whipping up a gourmet frenzy at the V&A Waterfront with a fabulicious new menu showcasing an even more extraordinary offering of milkshakes and burgers.  To read my blog on Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs, click here. OVER 217 HANDSPUN DOUBLE-THICK…

{news} Valentine’s Day Vegan Dinner at Balducci

Not sure what to do this Valentine’s Day? Tired of chocolates and take-aways? Balducci’s has you covered with their very trendy Valentine’s Day vegan dinner offer! To read my blog on Balducci’s new vegan menu, please click here. VALENTINE’S DAY VEGAN DINNER R395 per person (excluding gratuity) GLASS OF VEGAN BUBBLES ON ARRIVAL ANTIPASTI STARTERS…

{product} Liquid Smoke – the ultimate food infusion

I fondly remember, as a little girl, sitting with my dad around his Cadac smoker cooker whilst he smoked fresh fish and meat, carefully adding handfuls of fragrant wood chips to the box. It would take most of the day to slowly infuse the fish with the smokey aromas of oak, and when you opened…

{eat} Balducci Restaurant: Chef’s Vegan Table

Why does it feel as if veganism has made a sudden come-back in recent years; undergoing some sort of plant-based revival? Why does it feel so buzzy and contemporary? Eager to jump onto this meat-free bandwagon, I was delighted to join the Chef’s Vegan Table at Balducci Restaurant in the V&A Waterfront for the launch…