Tag: dinner

{EXPERIENCE} Cooking like a nonna at Nonna Lina

{EXPERIENCE} Cooking like a nonna at Nonna Lina

I’ve always had this incredible infatuation with, but also a deep respect for, the simultaneously simple and complex nature of Italian cuisine. I admire the easy way Italians throw a few quality ingredients into a dish and it’s elevated to next level tastiness, but I’m […]

{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

{EXPERIENCE} How to feel “Like a Chef” in your own kitchen! Plus discount voucher!

We all sometimes binge-watch cooking shows on Netflix over the weekend whilst eating sloppy takeaways on the couch. We all wish we had the Jamie Oliver factor, the Nigella seduction or the Gordon Ramsay ferocity in the kitchen, but with zero motivation to read a […]

Balducci Restaurant: Chef’s Vegan Table

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 […]

{EVENT} DINE4SIX’s 100th event celebration at Cape Grace Hotel

{EVENT} DINE4SIX’s 100th event celebration at Cape Grace Hotel

I have a very real fear of meeting new people. It sometimes borders on a mild case of anthropophobia. Sitting down and dining with strangers sounds pretty nightmarish to me. But, as the wise old universe would have it, I was gifted an exclusive opportunity […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE}{Part 1/3} Spiced amasi chicken wings

{PRODUCT REVIEW}{RECIPE}{Part 1/3} Spiced amasi chicken wings

We all know and love our local Capetownian Fair Cape Dairies‘ range of milk products, so I was thrilled when my friends at the farm sent me a little something-something I’ve never worked with before: amasi. I scratched my head for days and spent countless hours […]

A meaty affair at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

A meaty affair at Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs

There are a few foodie dishes that simply must be prepared to perfection for that ultimate dining experience. These dishes deserve respect and demand your full eating attention. And if they were not prepared by a master craftsman (or woman!) then please just take my […]

{COMPETITION}{DINE4SIX} Win a seat!

{COMPETITION}{DINE4SIX} Win a seat!

DINE4SIX, the social dining app that brings people together over fine food, is celebrating its 100th event in August 2018. After hosting 99 delicious dinners in 6 cities across the world, what better way to celebrate than by hosting a free experience for some of […]

Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Let me do you a favour and let you in on Cape Town’s best foodie secret – winter specials. Yes, Capetownians, crawl out of your lairs and put the hibernation on snooze for a few hours – the mother city is lit with gorgeous winter […]

{WINE REVIEW} Top 3 Wines for Father’s Day

{WINE REVIEW} Top 3 Wines for Father’s Day

I’m a practical gift-giver. Not that soap-on-a-roap or a pair of hot-pink flamingo socks are not practical, but your dad can only fit so many soaps in the shower and socks in his cupboard. Here’s my top three recommendations for excellent wine gifts for dad […]

Tradition and history: Quarter Kitchen at the Portswood Hotel

Tradition and history: Quarter Kitchen at the Portswood Hotel

I’ve tasted, experienced and cooked many different authentic world cuisines in my life as a wandering foodie. But time and time again, when I’m asked what my favourite dish is, I will immediately return to the smells of my childhood and my mother city; the […]