As a South Peninsula-dweller I’m very excited to hear that Brad Ball of Bistro Sixteen82 is launching a series of pop-up events at Steenberg.
After seven years of going strong (daytime only, mind you) we’ve decided to open our doors at night at Café Roux. With a talented new chef, brand-new nighttime menu and a facelift.
With so many trends being predicted around food these days, this one is a list I really like. It’s based on crowdsourcing methodology from various publications around the world.
Hello! I thought I’d share a few beautiful images of my very happy place in the Great Karoo. This is where I spent the last three weeks of my holidays – and I’m sure that for most of you who follow this blog, Cranemere Farm deserves no introduction.
I don’t think there can ever be enough fresh produce markets. And from this weekend onwards the Fresh Food from Die Platteland market at The Palms will be operating every Saturday as opposed to only twice a month.
If you’ve ever experienced life in a professional kitchen, you’ll appreciate this. It’s hilarious.
I’ve very recently returned from a whirlwind trip to New York City, thanks to Tall Paul for spoiling me on my birthday with a return ticket. Food capital of the world? I reckon so. Here are 10 reasons I think you should make it your next holiday.
Last week I appeared on Bob Skinstad and Dan Green’s Midweek Weekend Show on 2oceansvibe radio talking about food tours, my new cookbook and my day job. If you missed it, listen here…
Very soon my new cookbook will be on sale at bookshops around the country: a most exciting prospect! This time around it’s a book on vegetables of all sorts (including my favourite heirlooms) photographed by Russel Wasserfall. I’m not going to bore you with details, but here’s a sneak peek at my top five dishes.
Do yourself a favour and get over to the Test Kitchen for Luke Dale-Roberts’ 11-course Gourmand Tasting Menu.
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& Leaves Price: R295
Roots, Shoots & Leaves (published by Sunbird Publishers) is a book that celebrates vegetables and brings to life forgotten heirloom varieties. Recipes are simple, seasonal and delicious.Prickly Pears & Pomegranates Price: R340
The recipes in this book (published by Quivertree) have been passed down from five generations of Palmer women living on a Karoo farm steeped in culinary history. Also available in Afrikaans.
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