De-vine lunch at Mooiplaas

The Bottelary Wine region is one completely undiscovered gem that I have never experienced until I ventured off the N1 and took a gorgeous winding road completely transporting me through the produce filled fields, vineyard filled hills and cows grazing along the road. A few minutes drive along the iconic Bottelary road, we began ascending [...]

By | 2017-12-06T12:50:03+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Bubbly, Drink with me, Eat with me, Recent, Where to Drink, Wine|0 Comments

Seasons of Sauvignon Blanc at Diemersdal

This years Seasons of Sauvignon Blanc festival was held under the large canopy oak trees of Diemersdal Estate. I have never really explored the infamous wine region of Durbanville, this was the perfect opportunity. Driving through the built up residential area of Durbanville could not have prepared me for the rolling hills that lay ahead [...]

By | 2017-11-24T10:23:34+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Drink with me, Events, Recent, Where to Drink, Wine|0 Comments

Who Tuk(Tuk) you to breakfast last?

With the birds chirping and the sun beaming through our windows, nothing screams lazy summers morning than a trip out to the gorgeous wine county of Franschhoek. Before sipping on a glass or three of Franschhoek's world-renowned bubbly why not prepare you stomach for the culinary delights of the day ahead and start with a [...]

Lighting Fires in the industry – Firefish Restaurant

We are spoilt for choice when it comes to the selection of seafood in our oceans along the South African coast. Bountiful waters and an empty mussel shell's toss into the shallow waters, means you can be seconds away from the freshest meal of a lifetime. With the hustle and bustle of tourist season looming [...]

Vegetarian Flair at Catharina’s

Meat-Free Monday's have become some what of a regular occurrence in our home. Not just on the first day of the week, but throughout. Red meat has definitely taken a back seat this year on our culinary adventures however fish and seafood seem to be replacing what once was juicy large steaks on our plates. [...]

Cooking from my favourite Recipe books

As the world seems to go paperless and digital, I realised I donโ€™t get the same thrill from pressing the next button on my iPad as I do paging through a stained recipe book that I have dog eared to kingdom come with inspiration and adaptable favourites to try.   In this new series, I [...]

By | 2017-10-13T11:02:55+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Eat with me, Recent, Recipe Book Reviews|0 Comments

Living Le Dolce Vita at La Belle

The rolling hills, valleys and wine country surrounding Constantia seems to transport the exploring local to a far away land. Constantia seems to have a different climate to the rest of Cape Town and an afternoon lunching around under the oak trees is a pretty regular affaire. Women who brunch, is definitely a well used [...]

The Art of a la carte at Reubens Franschhoek

Franschhoek has a well-known reputation when it comes to the finest cuisine, freshest produce and innovation at the route of it's long standing gems and family owned properties. Food and wine has always been at the forefront of a day well spent in my books and this is exactly what Reuben's Franschhoek has on offer.  [...]

Italian flair at Zenzero Restaurant

The golden strip is appropriately named when the sun begins to set and the tow-coloured hue hits the iridescent buildings filled with locals and tourists alike hoping to get the perfect photograph. Camps Bay is well-known for its sandy white beaches and freezing cold Atlantic current but something that is hotting up this restaurant mile [...]

No missed steak at the Fat Butcher

Give a man meat and he can eat! As the weather seems to be warming up, our Sundays are usually spent touring wine estates. After visiting a few well known estates and sampling their finest, we worked up quite an appetite. About 2 months ago, we started eating a lot more fish and seafood and [...]

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