The Freshly Blogged Competition 2013

      Food Bloggers around South Africa are intensely obsessed with the very first competition of it’s kind – “Freshly Blogged” by Pick n Pay, including Knorr and Spekko

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Roasted Butternut and Aubergine Couscous Salad

  To make the Roasted Butternut and Aubergine Cous Cous Salad: Dice 2 medium peeled and seeded butternuts into large blocks, dice 2 aubergines into medium blocks, thickly slice 2

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Chicken and Apricot Potjie

This is a recipe given to me by my aunt, and I am not sure of the origin.   Ingredients: 1 tbsp Butter 1 tbsp Cooking Oil 1.5 kg Chicken,

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Oriental Marinaded Beef Rump Skewers

These skewers are very easy to make and always go down well at a canapé function.  I use beef rump as it has a good flavour, but fillet will work

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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.

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Raise a Toast to Cape Town’s Summer Season!

Wine @ The Mill is The Food Crew’s preferred supplier for wine.   The Old Biscuit Mill in Woodstock, where Cape Town’s trend setters enjoy the market every Saturday, is

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Preferred Personal Chef Service for Big Bay Beach House

My kitchen at home has the makings of a yacht’s galley, a galley on a very small sailing boat.  It’s neat, clean and functional; but when I cook in it

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My kitchen is shining bright with NoMU products

  I had spent two summers in Spain when I first noticed NoMU products in the Santa Catalina Market. The cobbled streets of Palma de Mallorca’s Old Town already felt

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Meat Free Mondays

Today I am going to make a concerted effort to have an entirely meat free Monday. Being a natural carnivore, I very often conveniently forget a quarter of the way

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Food and Wine Tasting with Bon Fromage and Slanghoek

Yesterday evening I attended a very generous cheese and wine tasting at Bon Fromage, the cheese restaurant in Newlands. We were treated to five cheese and wine pairings, the cheese

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