Culinary Concepts Cooking Classes

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.

Humble Pie 2: 10 more recipes you’ll LOVE

I’m going to turn into a serious pie-eater if I see any more of these incredible pie pics… This weekend I’ll be making the Rabbit and Wild Mushroom Pie for sure

Humble pie: 10 recipes you’ll LOVE

Four ‘n Twenty black birds … These lovely pies have ‘winter’ written all over them. Going to have to cook my way through all ten!

Earth Fair Market comes to Noordhoek

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.

Indian Simmer

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?

Thai Café, Steenberg Village

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.

6 food trends you need to know about

First came came cupcakes. Then came whoopie pies. If you’re wondering what’s next, read on…

Winter Menus Part I: Terroir

It’s official. Terroir at Kleine Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch is my all-time favourite restaurant.

Braised Octopus (Polpi)

Whilst I lament the perfect post, here’s a very delicious recipe for octopus (or polpi) given to me by the fabulous Paul of Southern Cross Seafood Deli.

Gorgeous by Graham Beck

Another great venue just a hop, skip and a jump over the mountain from home. Bubbly and oysters, anyone? Yes, please.