Double Ticket Give Away for The Cape Town Festival of Beer

It seems that Beer has been on everyone’s lips for the past few months.  In September we had National Braai Day, and where there is braai there is beer.  In

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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

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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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