Christmas is literally around the corner and let me tell you, Woolies have some fabulous offerings for the festive season. I attended their media launch last week and am excited to give you all a sneak peek at what you can expect in stores for the season. The festive food offering will have you salivating! … Continue Reading

More than a decade after the doors to The Pot Luck Club first opened, Luke Dale Roberts’ iconic rooftop restaurant remains at the very centre of Cape Town’s culinary zeitgeist. The Pot Luck Club first opened in Woodstock’s The Old Biscuit Mill precinct in 2012, later moving ‘upstairs’ to atop the original flour silos, wowing … Continue Reading

I love to cook and consider myself quite the amateur chef. This is likely down to years of concocting health(ish) meals for my family. I like cooking from scratch, and generally steer clear of processed foods. There are a few basics I always have on hand to make my life easier, though. As examples, I’m … Continue Reading

Yesterday I celebrated 49 years around the sun. I consider it a true privileged to get older and wiser. To commemorate the day, I was invited to a wine tasting and lunch at Bistro Sixteen82 situated at the beautiful Steenberg Wine Farm. Cheers Steenberg Farm offers a selection of wine tasting experiences, with a Wine … Continue Reading

Be sure to check out Cape Town’s newest seafood restaurant, Galjoen. Restaurateurs Neil Swart and Anouchka Horn of Belly of the Beast fame have bought the same sense of culinary focus to Galjoen, where the spotlight falls squarely on sustainably caught South African seafood. “People come to Cape Town and eat imported seafood, and that … Continue Reading

Last week I was invited to experience the culinary mastery of award-winning chef Luke Dale Roberts at his newest dining concept, SALON. SALON, situated in the heart of Cape Town’s Old Biscuit Mill, is a culinary destination defined by elegant décor, elevated dining and an enthralling cocktail collection. “From the start I wanted the feel … Continue Reading

Last week, I spent a blissful two nights at the iconic Grande Roche Hotel  I was so excited to visit this much admired and talked about grande dame of Cape winelands hotels, often referred to as the “Pearl of Paarl”. Not only does Grande Roche offer exceptional cuisine, for those overnighting, the hotel’s generously spaced … Continue Reading