Win Double Tickets to The 2017 Good Food & Wine Show in Johannesburg [CLOSED]

**This competition is now closed. Congratulations to the winner, Portia Monyebodi.** I’m not one for massive shows & exhibitions with thousands of people around. But next weekend I am making an exception for the Good Food & Wine Show (#GFW2017) that will be on at the Ticketpro Dome from Friday 28 July until Sunday 30 July. There will […]

7 Delicious Instagram Accounts To Follow Right Now

You know how it is not a good idea to go grocery shopping on an empty stomach? Well the same applies when looking at delicious Instagram accounts by foodies, chefs & cooks. So make sure that you are not hungry when you check out the feed of these 7 Delicious Instagram Accounts. Believe me – you […]

5 Reasons To Plant A Food Garden

I need to begin by saying that this is not a gardening blog & if I start dishing out gardening advice, then something might be seriously wrong here. But please stick with me & read a bit further. You will see where I’m going with this post. In our grown-up home, I experienced the joy […]

Lamb Stew Soup {recipe}

This soup is winter in a bowl for me – thick & full of delicious lamb meat. I discovered it last winter in a Sarie Kos magazine dating back to 2012. Lamb Stew Soup, serves 6 The original recipe calls for lamb shanks, but I have used both lamb & beef stewing meat for this […]

When last did you eat together?

Growing up, we always had meals at the table. Breakfast was a sit down affair (mostly all five of us) & dinner was a non-negotiable: home cooked meal, all together, no TV, just eating & talking. Even to this day, we have many happy conversations & make happy memories around my parents’ kitchen table. And […]

Thai Green Coconut Chicken Curry {Recipe}

I absolutely love a good green curry. Some of my fondest memories of green curry is when I was pregnant with Oli & my hot Sunday morning craving for curry could only be stilled by the Green Beef Curry at the Good Luck Club in Illovo. Last year some time, I came across this recipe (by […]

The What, Who & Why of sipping wine right now

I love a cup of tea, but perhaps more than that I love a good glass of wine, so I recently caught up with Kevin Swart (owner Black Elephant Vintners) to chat about what is hip, hot & happening on the local wine scene. The days of only sipping wine around fancy dinner tables are […]

Rice Krispies Rainbow Cake

This was such a fun ‘no-bake’ cake to make & it is even yummier than I anticipated. To me it is also a perfect kids cake, so get them involved! Here goes: Rice Crispies Rainbow Cake, Serves about 12 For the ‘cake’ layers: 6 tablespoons of unsalted butter 9 cups of mashmallows (mini’s mashies are best […]

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