“Pop-Up” comes to Bistro Sixteen82 at Steenberg

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.

Café Roux opens at night

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.

13 Food trends for 2013

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.

The Plains of Camdeboo – Cranemere farm holiday

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.

Fresh Food from Die Platteland

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.

New Boy in the Kitchen

If you’ve ever experienced life in a professional kitchen, you’ll appreciate this. It’s hilarious.

10 good reasons to visit New York City

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.

Live to Eat on Bob & Dan’s Midweek Weekend Show, 2OVfm

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…

My new cookbook: Roots, Shoots & Leaves

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.

Winter Menu Part III: Test Kitchen

Do yourself a favour and get over to the Test Kitchen for Luke Dale-Roberts’ 11-course Gourmand Tasting Menu.