Let It Be (My Food Philosophy)

A recent encounter with a business venture has left me thinking a lot more than usual about why I choose to work with food.  I use the word ‘encounter’ because it was brief – in just 3 weeks I learned about the type of chef I am not.   It turns out...

A Hard Day’s Night

Bedtime on Friday… And the end of week 3 at the corporate kitchen. Waking up at 4:40am, prepping and delivering my corporate breakfasts, rushing to get lunch on the go at the kitchen, fetching my son from school, shopping in the evening and processing a lot of...

Freshly Blogged – just one more sleep!

I postponed the day I moved house to complete the first challenge of Freshly Blogged in some kind of orderliness. At the time, I was convinced that I’d have the distraction of Freshly Blogged for that first challenge and, if the odds were forever in my favour,...

A Day in The Life

The Food Crew grew up this week. We’re now in an office block in Salt River, with a kitchen overlooking Cape Town’s harbour and city. I haven’t had a chance to look out the window long enough to check if you can see the mountain. When I have a moment...