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

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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

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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

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Win a Personal Chef Experience

My current entry in Pick n Pay’s Freshly Blogged Competition has got me feeling all loved up – I want to share that love.   I’m lucky enough to have

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Spicy Lentil and Beetroot Soup with Oriental Dried Fruit and Onion Chutney

I’m not really sure what I snacked on before the lovely Nina Timm sent an interesting looking package to me last week.  The box contained Moir’s Cream Crackers, Fairview Erik’s Goat’s

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September’s “I Made It” Challenge

And in other news… I am honoured to be chosen by Tandy Sinclair of Lavender and Lime to host this month’s “I Made It” Challenge. The Challenge that I’m both excited

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Freshly Blogged – The Final Countdown!

This week we submitted our challenge 9 dishes for Freshly Blogged, leaving just two more challenges ahead of us. With the end in sight, win or loose we must part

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Meaty Moments – Freshly Blogged Challenge 2!

Happily no-one in the challenge has been chopped yet – but I still feel incredibly lucky to be in the competition 🙂   At first, this week’s challenge looked starkingly

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Frozen Assets – Freshly Blogged Challenge 1!

It is ironic that my first challenge for Freshly Blogged was the last time I cooked in my Noordhoek home.  In early July, my son and I moved from the

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A Winter’s Outing to Holden Manz Wine Estate’s Franschhoek Kitchen

One of the things I love to do in summer is to drive out to Franschhoek.  Over a year ago I was lucky enough to win a lunch at Holden

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