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...

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...
Cake Decorating at Chez Gourmet

Cake Decorating at Chez Gourmet

I was quite pleased when the weather turned a bit cooler in Cape Town last Friday morning, as this was the day that I had booked for a Cake Decorating Workshop with Chez Gourmet.   This is the second hands on course I have done with Chez Gourmet (the first being...

A Herd of Locavores…

On Saturday morning I visited the Hermanus Country Market and was surprised to meet up with old family friends who were selling their home-made chicken liver and smoked salmon pâtés. The couple has recently returned from the UK to retire in Hermanus, their daughters...