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{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 […]

{WINE REVIEW} Hippo, hippo hooray for FAT bastard Rosé!

{WINE REVIEW} Hippo, hippo hooray for FAT bastard Rosé!

Sometimes life is simply too hard to make difficult decisions. One of the most frequent adulting decisions I have to make, goes something like this: do I feel like red wine or white wine tonight? This may seem like a simple decision (because one could […]

{WINE REVIEW} The champions of Chardonnay Day!

{WINE REVIEW} The champions of Chardonnay Day!

Don’t you just love these international wine days? Any excuse to open a good bottle of wine is enough to keep my heart and soul happy. Earlier this month I celebrated International Sauvignon Blanc Day with gorgeous Neil Ellis Wines (if you missed this blog, […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fria’s Superfoods

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Fria’s Superfoods

We feel tired and sluggish most days. We have late-afternoon headaches and constantly feel dehydrated. We complain about unusual sleeping patterns or the complete lack thereof. Have you ever thought about what type of fuel you are putting into your body? Do you understand the […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Top Five Picks from SA Cheese Festival

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Top Five Picks from SA Cheese Festival

As you might have picked up from my previous blogs, I am probably the annual South African Cheese Festival’s biggest fan. Every year of my adult life, I save until my piggy bank overflows only to spend it all on my most favourite delectable food […]

{WINE REVIEW} Celebrate Sauvignon with Neil Ellis Wines

{WINE REVIEW} Celebrate Sauvignon with Neil Ellis Wines

There really is a day for everything. I guess most people are participating in Star Wars Day (May the 4th be with you!), but not for this foodie! Oh no. Wine over wars. Today, 4 May, is one of my most favourite days of the […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Black Spot Hot Sauce II: Ocean Soul

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Black Spot Hot Sauce II: Ocean Soul

Ever since I’ve been a little girl, I’d often walk the beach with my head bent low, toes kicking up the surf, scouring the shore for that illusive message-in-a-bottle I’d read about in my bedtime stories. Something meaningful, sent out into the world for someone […]

{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 […]

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE I: Exit the Kraken

{PRODUCT REVIEW} BLACK SPOT HOT SAUCE I: Exit the Kraken

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 […]