By now you’ve probably all heard of Richard Bosman’s Quality Cured Meats. If so you’ll probably be as excited as I am about his Charcuterie Club. Wild Boar pancetta, anyone? Read on to join the club.
Yes… I know it’s Spring already… and I’m only on Part II of winter menus, but most restaurants are going till the end of September before they change over. And if I were you, I’d get over to Tokara before chef Richard Carstens does just that.
If the soon-to-be-opening V&A Market on the Wharf lives up to expectations, we might just have a London Borough market in the making.
My brother-in-law Philip Jonker of Weltevrede Wine Estate has had the incredible honour of making a wine for Madiba’s 94th birthday from the vineyards on Robben Island. How special is that?!
Judy Badenhorst is somewhat of a legend in Cape food circles. She is to jamming what Julia Child was to French cooking. So be sure not to miss her latest venture: a mini Old Cape Farmstall (yes, she was the founder of the original Old Cape Farmstall) in her Constantia home.
I’m often asked to recommend a good cooking course. And here’s the answer: Food and wine expert Michael Olivier has teamed up with chef Sue Barber and will be holding regular workshops, starting at the end of this month.
I’ve loved visiting the Earth Fair Market at St Georges Mall and at the Builders Warehouse in Tokai – and it’s coming to the Noordhoek Farm Village. From this Thursday we have a new night market to look forward to.
I’m loving this blog I’ve recently discovered – Indian Simmer – and it’s got me thinking about my own quite a bit too. One year on with Live to Eat, and perhaps it’s time for a revamp?
I’m most excited about the latest addition to the Steenberg Village Centre – and not just because it’s fast, healthy, fabulous food, but I also happen to adore the owners. Hello Thai Café, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me.
First came came cupcakes. Then came whoopie pies. If you’re wondering what’s next, read on…
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