The Food Crew Cape Town

Private Chef & Catering Service

Experiencing Dash Restaurant’s Winter Menu

“Tonight we’re going to have food put on the plate by an interior decorator,” my dad quips to my mum and I last Sunday afternoon, “we better have dinner before

Read More

Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Potato and Bacon Bake topped with Parmesan Mash

Serves 6 to 8 A recipe for the true potato lover, equally as delicious as a vegetarian meal with the bacon omitted. This is a rich dish with a potato

Read More

Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Warm New Potato and Aubergine Salad with Sweet Chilli and Bacon

Serves 6 to 8 This is a great winter salad. The flavours of sweet chilli sauce and fried bacon marry well with the roasted new potatoes and aubergine. It’s simple

Read More

Hot Potato Blogger Challenge Recipe: Baked Smoked Salmon Trout and Courgette Croquettes

Serves 4 to 6 This is a good recipe for a breakfast, brunch or dinner party starter. The croquettes are baked, so they can all be cooked in one batch.

Read More

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More

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

Read More